KoamTac has released the KTSync keyboard wedge and application generation software for its KDC line of barcode scanners which are designed to work with smart phones like the iPhone.
The scanners are extremely compact and now support Bluetooth barcode data collection directly to stock and custom applications on major smart phones including: Android, iPhone/iPad, Blackberry, and Windows Mobile.
This release also introduces improved data formatting, an “out-of-box” stockroom inventory program, and software development kits to allow seamless integration of Bluetooth or batch barcode scanning into small and large enterprise applications where mobility, convenience and reliability are required.
The iPhone, iPad and iPod touch versions of KTSync are available from Apple App Store.
KoamTac says the KDC200i and KDC300i are the only Bluetooth scanners certified by Apple as “Made for iPhone, iPad, iPod” accessories, and support not only HID Bluetooth profile but also Made for iPhone Bluetooth profile enabling two way communication between KDC and iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.
The Blackberry and Windows Mobile versions of KTSync can be downloaded from KoamTac. The Android version is currently available to strategic partners only with a general release scheduled in later this month.
“As Smartphones and tablets become the ‘device of choice’ for each enterprise’s mobile professionals, Bluetooth barcode scanning becomes an essential business tool in diverse application areas”, said Dr Hanjin Lee, chief executive of KoamTac.
“As competition in the mobile device market heats up, companies with mobile device fleets will upgrade their applications and devices to leverage ever increasing capabilities at lower and lower costs. KoamTac is committed to support all major mobile device platforms. So if and when you change your Smartphone, you won’t have to change your barcode scanner.”