> Android has Barcode Scanner, which can do both scan to text, as well as send
> to custom URL (if you've got a RESTful kinda setup you want to GET to).
I'd second that (it's the ZXing one) but note that 1D barcodes need a
phone with a decent autofocus camera, else only QR and Data Matrix
codes can be scanned. Personally, I also find it needs good light and
good contrast - barcodes on off-white newspapers are very difficult to
There's a different scanner system in pic2shop which copes better with
slow/fixed focus and low-res cameras, but I've not seen it available
without the auto-search-for-products bit and I don't think it's FOSS.
Hope that helps,
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