WiFi Barcode Scanner

WiFi Barcode Scanner

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Turn your phone right into a wi-fi barcode scanner!

Literally any OS is supported: Windows, Mac and Linux.

Scanned barcodes will be despatched to your laptop utilizing the frequent VNC protocol.

For Windows:

Download and install any VNC server on your pc. For instance: UltraVNC, RealVNC or TightVNC.

You just want to install the server half (silent server) and register as a system service.

Set your VNC Password.

If you are working VNC solely to serve WiFi Barcode Scanner you might wish to disable Remove Aero (Vista), Remove Wallpapers for Windows and enable Capture Alpha-Blending to prevent blinking of display when connecting to the server.

For Ubuntu:

Open a terminal and enter the next command: gsettings set org.gnome.Vino require-encryption false

For different Linux:

Install and configure your prefered VNC server like x11vnc or tightvncserver.

For Mac OS X:

Open a terminal and enter the following command before enabling display screen sharing: sudo defaults write /Library/Preferences/com.apple.RemoteManagement VNCAlwaysStartOnConsole -bool true

Open System preferences - Sharing.

Check pane Screen sharing.

Click Computer Settings... and set your password.

On your phone:

Set your vnc server host and port utilizing settings menu.

If you select to routinely join just press Start scanning button. Otherwise first press Connect button to connect to your vnc server.

Every scanned barcode might be sent to your vnc server instantly.

Troubleshooting suggestions:

- Make sure VNC is put in appropriately and no firewall is blocking connection requests on port 5900. If you used the installer there should be already a Windows firewall rule.

- Check if VNC can be reached by your telephone. PC and cellphone should be on the identical community. Otherwise you have to add port forwarding guidelines to your router.

- Make certain you didn't allow Disable Viewers inputs in your VNC servcer configuration.

- If you continue to have any issues do not hesitate to contact us at [email protected]

How to verify ip addresses:

- PC: hover the mouse over VNC tray icon and your PC ip address shall be proven in a tooltip.

- Phone: Settings - Wireless networks - Wi-Fi Settings - your connection might be listed underneath Wi-Fi networks

Offline mode:

You can allow offline mode to scan barcodes to a database and send them later.

Just do not connect with the vnc server and begin scanning.

Later you can ship the scanned barcodes utilizing the History menu choice.

Using particular keys for prepend/append string:

You can use a html-like encoding to ship special keys. Use '#xabcd;' where abcd is a hex string representing a particular key. For all obtainable keys please see X11/keysymdef.h or contact [email protected]

To add a profile from QR-Code scan wifibarcodescanner://[email protected]:PORT/PROFILENAME. Every half besides host may be ommited (eg. wifibarcodescanner://

You can add widgets to your home screen to load profiles. If Automatic Connect is enabled scanning will start mechanically when the widget is selected.

WiFi Barcode Scanner can be used as a Locale-plugin for apps like Locale, Tasker, Llama and lots of more.

For scanning barcodes the free ZXing Barcode Scanner App is needed. If not already installed you could be redirected to obtain on first utilization.

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