The built-in barcode scanner is a tool for scanning a barcode from a mobile phone or uploading a barcode from a file. Scanning a barcode can immediately launch an asset record without the need to manually search for the asset.
Scan a barcode
- Select the “Barcode Scanner” icon on the Menu Bar.
- Click into the “Browse” field to select an image of a barcode.
Tips for photographing barcode
When photographing a barcode, for best results please capture the barcode as large as possible within the photo frame and ensure it is square inside the frame and not skewed
On a computer
An explorer box will open on your computer. Navigate to the image of your barcode and open the file. Once the barcode in the file is read, your browser will direct you to the asset matching the barcode.
On a mobile device or tablet
Your device will prompt you to access the camera or select an image from a photo library. If you choose to use the camera, simply take a photo of the barcode. Once the barcode in the photo is read, your browser will direct you to the asset matching the barcode.
Supported barcode types
Assetas supports the following barcode types:
UPC-A, UPC-E, EAN-8, EAN-13, Code 39, Code 93, Code 128, ITF, Codabar, MSI, RSS-14 (all variants), QR Code, Data Matrix, Aztec, and PDF-417.