Barcode Scanning

Compatible Devices

MobileNAV scans everything, everywhere

Windows CE barcode scanning with Mobile NAV

Built-in barcode scanner running on Windows CE

These scanners are normally having built-in laser barcode reader or imager, they are ruggedized, and they are running on Windows CE (or Windows Mobile or Embedded Handheld). We support all vendors here. The only restriction is to run on Windows CE 5 or 6 basis. We do not support CE 7. Some of the vendors are already integrated with their barcode scanning SDK, which means that if you install MobileNAV app, it will just work out of the box. These vendors are: Intermec, Motorola/Symbol, DataLogic, Psion, Delphi, M3, Casio, CipherLab, Ingenico and CHD, but we integrate new vendors from time to time (upon partner request as well). Other vendors can be used in “character mode” or “keyboard emulation” mode. Some models we were also able to test ourselves in the test-house.


Handheld scanners:


Intermec CK3
Intermec CK3X
Intermec CN51 (recommended)
Intermec CK71
Motorola MC3190
Motorola MC9190
Datalogic Skorpio X3
Psion Teklogix WORKABOUT PRO C
Psion Teklogix Omnii XT15
CipherLAB CP30
M3 Green
M3 Blue
Casio DT-X8
Casio IT-300
Delfi Nova PM255
Unitech PA968II
Honeywell Dolphin 6500


Vehicle mounted computers:


Honeywell THOR EN20.07CE
Zebra VC70 + DS3408 scanner
Advantech-DLoG XMT 5

Android based barcode readers with MobileNAV

Android based barcode readers

There are a couple of special Android devices, called “Touch computers”, which has built-in scanners, and they are a bit ruggedized to use them in warehouse for example. We support


Motorola/Symbol/Zebradownload configuration guide


MC40, MC40 HC
TC70, TC75
TC8000 (recommended)


CipherLabdownload configuration guide


RS 50 Series
RS 31 Series
RS 30 Series
RK 25 Series
9700 Series


M3download configuration guide




DataLogicdownload configuration guide


Memor 1


Scorpio X4

Joya Touch A6



Unitechdownload configuration guide




Bluebirddownload configuration guide


EF500 iBio


Honeywell/Intermecdownload configuration guide


Dolphin 70e
Dolphin 75e
Dolphin CT50
Dolphin CT60
ScanPal EDA50
ScanPal EDA70


Handheld Rugged Computerdownload configuration guide


Nautiz X2
Nautiz X4
Nautiz X9
Algiz RT7
Algiz 8X


Caribe Handheld Devicedownload configuration guide



External barcode reader with SocketMobile

We also support SocketMobile devices. These are external barcode readers for Android and iOS. They have small holdable devices, and also attachable ones.


Download configuration guide


Series 7 – Colorful


CHS 7Ci – 1D Imager Barcode Scanner
CHS 7Mi – 1D Laser Barcode Scanner
CHS 7Qi – 2D / 1D Imager Barcode Scanner


Series 7 – Durable

CHS 7Di – 1D Imager Barcode Scanner
CHS 7Pi – 1D Laser Barcode Scanner
CHS 7Xi – 2D & 1D Imager Barcode Scanner


Series 800 – Attachable

SocketScan S800 1D Imager Barcode Scanner
SocketScan S850 1D/2D Imager Barcode Scanner


Series 700 – DuraScan

DuraScan D700 1D Barcode Scanner
DuraScan D730 1D Barcode Scanner
DuraScan D750 2D & 1D Barcode Scanner


Series 800 – DuraCase

Available for iPod Touch for 5th,6th, 7th generation, iPhone 6/7/8 & Plus, Samsung J2/J3, Samsung Galaxy S7

Barcode reading with keyboard emulation (HID) mode

We also support SocketMobile devices. These are external barcode readers for Android and iOS. They have small holdable devices, and also attachable ones.


Most of the built-in or external scanners do support keyboard emulation mode, which means, that when you scan a barcode, the barcode characters will be sent like you have just typed in via the keyboard. MobileNAV supports keyboard emulation mode, if none of the above options suitable for your scanner. You just need to make sure that keyboard emulation is enabled on your scanner, and then execute the keyboard emulation mode configuration wizard in MobileNAV.


You can find the predefined barcodes for the configuration wizard here.

Barcode reader cradle on iOS

For iPhone we support the Linea Pro or Infinea products. These are basically cradles for iOS devices, and as a result you will have “one” unit with barcode scanning enabled.

Barcode reading with camera integration

This is not the most optimal way of scanning barcode, since lot depends on the light conditions, and the quality of the barcode, but it works.

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