Scandit Data Capture SDK 6.1 Release Notes (November 6th 2019)#

Version 6.1 marks the initial release of Scandit Data Capture SDK for Cordova. It is a major update over the 5.x Scandit SDK and introduces new APIs and additional features. This release is not compatible with 5.x and will require code changes in your application. Take a look at our migration guide for how to upgrade your app from 5.x to 6.x.

See also the System Requirements of the Scandit Data Capture SDK across all platforms.

New Features#

  • Modernized and modularized API for more fine-grained control and better extensibility for future data capture technologies.

  • Improved use of multi core architectures of mobile devices with speedup of 2-3x depending on settings and number of cores.

  • Simplified interface for configuring the scan area and code selection.

Behavioral Changes#

This section contains a list of behavioral changes between 5.x and 6.0

  • The short 43 character legacy app keys supported in 4.x and 5.x have been deprecated and are not compatible with 6.0 anymore. Please contact support@scandit.com to get your new license keys.

  • It is now an error to enable symbologies that are not supported by your app key. In 5.x, these symbologies would silently be disabled without any warning.

  • EAN13 and UPCA used to be separate symbologies in Scandit SDK 5.x, but are now merged into one symbology called EAN13/UPCA.

  • Barcode capture: The default code duplicate filter has been changed from 500ms to 0ms, meaning that codes that are scanned are reported every frame.

Performance Improvements#

  • Improved Data Matrix scan performance in case of rotations and damaged borders.

  • Improved highlighting accuracy for 1d barcodes.

Bug Fixes#

  • Fixed an issue that could prevent uploading applications to the iTunes Store using beta versions of the frameworks. It is not recommended to use beta builds for production ready applications.

Updates#

Scandit Data Capture SDK 6.1.1 Bug Fixes (November 27th 2019)#

Scandit Data Capture SDK 6.1.2 Bug Fixes (December 10th 2019)#

Contains no bug fixes for this platform.