Scanner Go is a simplified interface to scanning barcodes on your iPhone, iPod Touch, and iPad. Scanner Go is developed to integrate with other apps on your iOS device, including Filemaker Go, that utilize the x-callback protocol. Any app or website can request Scanner Go to read a bar code and return the barcode data. All this is done through simple URL requests.
Scan and return text to a Web Search:
TRY IT! From your iOS device, click the link below to scan a barcode and automatically find it on amazon.com. ( Scanner Go must be installed on your device)
Use Scanner Go options by including other optional parameters in the address:
sg-camera=FRONT or BACK;
sg-history=YES or NO;
Example: Let’s say you want to open the scanner from your app and go directly to the front camera, then send the results back to a web search-
The return address can be any iPhone recognized URL, including back to your own app or website!
Filemaker Go Example: The following link can be opened from any application with Scanner Go and Filemaker Go installed. After a result is scanned, Scanner Go will return the result to the DatabaseFilename, run the script ScannerResult, with the result as the script parameter.
More info can be found at http://x-callback-url.com.
Scanner Go can read many standard barcodes, including UPC, ISBN, EAN, Code128, Code39, and QR codes. It’s code reader engine is built on the open source Z-bar project. Barcode requests are stored and can be used to send results to your app again.
A helpful utility app for consumers and developers.