iSkan - shopping barcode scanner and reader by GTR Software
iSkan: where super fast and super accurate barcode scanner meets Google Shopping – the ultimate research tool in Internet bargain hunting.
iSkan: saves you money and time by bringing together price comparison, product ratings and reviews – directly from Google to your iPhone.
You can purchase the favorite product on the spot or locate it in your favorite local store (if available). You can also use Google Maps to get directions to this store from your location.
•Scans UPC (8, 12 digits) and EAN (13 digits)
•Uses Google Product Search (Google Shopping) as main search engine
•Google Product Search functionality available via iSkan (filtering by store, sorting, local shopping if available and reviews)
•If relevant, presents local stores’ information including phone and directions to the store
•Entire Google mobile functionality is available in iSkan:
•• Web search + advanced search options
•• Image search, News search, YouTube, etc
•• Location Based features including local Buzz and Places
•Requires iPhone OS 3.1 or later
•Recommended to use with auto-focus camera (iPhone 3G and 3GS)
•Research internet and local prices before purchasing the product
•Make sure sale is really a sale comparing sale price to Internet price
•Buy directly from your iPhone if price is too good to skip
•Check reviews and user ratings before committing to buying a product
•Does your store have “Price match guarantee”? Get the internet price, show it to store clerk and walk away with purchase and saved money
Extra bonus: the entire functionality available in Google Shopping is available in iSkan: such as filtering by favorite store, sorting by price or ratings and accessing user reviews. Again, it is plain simple and easy: if it exists in Google, it is available in iSkan. In addition, user has access to virtually the entire functionality available in Google Mobile: web search in order to further research the desired product, advanced search options and many others of your favorite Google features.
"ATTRIBUTION: iSkan uses two separate algorithms for recognizing barcodes. One is part of the ZXing Project: http://bit.ly/zxproj which is licensed under the Apache 2.0 License. Full: http://bit.ly/a2license"