msawyer

FMGO Hardware Barcode Scanners

Discussion created by msawyer on Nov 8, 2012
Latest reply on Apr 22, 2015 by antidote

Has anybody come across a barcode scanner for the iPhone that will allow direct scanning into a field in FileMaker.

 

1. It should be physically connected to the iPhone, separate devices are too easily lost.

 

2. It should work directly with FMGO like a keyboard wedge style scanner does on a desktop.

 

3. The camera is not a commercial option in a warehouse or field operation.

 

I have had a look at the iLinea but the way it interacts is very clunky. It fires a url at another app then moves the data via url back to FMGO. It would be a sensational device if would allow direct input into the selected field.

 

Its hard to imagine that there isn't something out there.

 

Any thoughts would be appreciated.

 

Message was edited by: msawyer

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