Barcode API Tech Specs

Technical specifications provide developers with information on mobile framework options, compatible programming environments, sample code, and current builds available for Barcode Xpress Mobile.

Android technical notes

The Camera-handling Activity source is provided so you can completely customize the camera preview interface. Thread-safety allows multi-threaded client applications. Barcode Xpress Mobile provides exceptional stability and is high speed in limited-resource environments. Two sample programs with code for Android are included, and a free full-featured trial version is available!

  • Java language API
  • Works on Android 4.0.3 or better
  • Supports Android Studio 1 .1 or better

iOS technical notes

Thread-safety allows multi-threaded client applications. Barcode Xpress Mobile provides exceptional stability and is high speed in limited-resource environments. A sample program demonstrating camera-based barcode reading for iOS device with auto-focus camera, a sample provided in source form as a reference implementation or a starting point for your application, and a free full-featured trial version are available.

  • Requires iOS 5 or better device with a camera (iPhone 3GS, 4, 4S, 5S, 6 or higher; iPad 2 or higher)
  • Objective-C API

Architectures

Barcode Xpress Mobile Android Architecture

Delivered as a static library for Android development, with interface calls in Java source form for easy integration

Barcode Xpress Mobile iOS Architecture

Delivered as a static library for iOS development, with interface calls in Objective-C form for easy integration

Supported barcodes

Barcode Xpress Mobile SDK reads the following barcode types:

2D Barcodes
Aztec DataMatrix
PDF417 QR Code
1D Barcodes
Add-2 and Add-5 Airline 2 of 5
BCD Matrix Codabar
Code 128 (A,B,C) Code 2 of 5
Code 32 Code 39
Code 39 Extended Code 93
Code 93 Extended DataLogic 2 of 5
EAN 128 (GS1, UCC) EAN-13
EAN-8 GS1 DataBar
Industrial 2 of 5 Interleaved 2 of 5
Invert 2 of 5 ITF-14 / SCC-14
Matrix 2 of 5 Patch Codes
UCC 128 UPC-A
UPC-E
Postal
Australia Post 4-State Code Intelligent Mail (OneCode)
Royal Mail (RM4SCC) PostNet

Current builds

iOS – 10.0.0.23

Android – 10.0.0.9