Use an Android Telephone as PC Barcode Scanner

Use an Android Telephone as PC Barcode Scanner 1Use an Android Telephone as PC Barcode Scanner 2 – On this video you will learn to use your Android Smartphone as a barcode scanner in your PC.

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TEC-IT’s Android app GetBlue is ready to seize information from digicam scanner apps and from exterior Bluetooth or TCP/IP units. The captured information could be forwarded to arbitrary targets for additional processing. On this video we wish GetBlue to scan barcodes with the digicam barcode scanner and to switch the information by way of Bluetooth to a related PC.

To obtain the scanned barcodes with a PC, we use TEC-IT’s keyboard wedge software program TWedge. By default, TWedge shows the information and transforms obtained bar-codes into keystrokes (keyboard wedge mode). The info seems like handbook consumer enter to focus on purposes like Microsoft Excel. TWedge can be configured to retailer the bar-codes instantly in a database or to a textual content file.

GetBlue is a flexible Android utility for bi-directional information acquisition: GetBlue collects information from Bluetooth SPP, TCP/IP, HTTP and digicam scanners routinely within the background. The captured information is forwarded to adjustable goal units, recordsdata, on-line spreadsheets and even injected into third social gathering purposes. Bi-directional gadget communication is supported, handbook communication features for studying and writing information can be found as effectively.

The info acquisition app GetBlue could be operated like a cross-switch: it captures information from an adjustable information supply and forwards it to any supported goal. The next units and protocols are presently out there:

* Bluetooth SPP and Bluetooth RFCOMM
All serial Bluetooth units supporting the Serial Port Profile (like SPP or RFCOMM barcode scanners) can be utilized. GetBlue helps Bluetooth shopper and Bluetooth server mode, thus gadget in addition to PC connections are doable.

Any gadget offering a uncooked TCP/IP socket.

HTTP GET and HTTP POST requests with adjustable parameters.

* Digicam scanners
GetBlue provides an inside barcode scanner. Exterior scanner apps can be utilized if required.

* Handbook information enter
Gadget instructions could be entered manually.

Attempt it your self! Obtain GetBlue from Android Market. A full model ( and a free demo ( can be found!

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