Scanner Keyboard Version History

This is the version history for Scanner Keyboard, our soft-keyboard for Android.

2019/11/25
 

V3.2.0

Features/Bug Fixes

  • Fix several crashes
  • Allow file access under Android 10
  • Improve barcode reading speed of Advanced Barcode Scanner
 
2019/10/22
 

V3.1.0

Features/Bug Fixes

  • Migrate In-App Billing to Play Billing Library
  • Fix several crashes and bug fixes
 
2019/09/03
 

V3.0

Features

  • Major Reengineering
    Improvements for enhanced productivity and accuracy
  • Two Integrated Scan-Engines
    In addition to the existing ("traditional") barcode scanner engine a second ("advanced") barcode scanner engine is now available
  • Selective Barcode Scanning
    The advanced barcode scanner supports the selective scanning of barcodes. If multiple barcodes are visible in the scanner view, the user can scan the desired barcode by tapping on it
  • Text Recognition (OCR)
    The newly integrated text scanner converts images to editable, Latin-based text
  • Amazon Fire Compatibility
    Fixed a bug which caused the Scanner Keyboard to freeze on Amazon Fire tablets
  • Further Improvements
    In-screen camera switching, in-screen flashlight function, internal optimizations
 
2019/04/18
 

V2.8.1

Features/Bug Fixes

  • Update keyboard to LatinIME 9.0.0
  • Add app rating dialog
  • Fix several crashes and bug fixes
 
2019/03/12
 

V2.7.3

Features

  • Native libraries updated
  • Improved: Swipe down now works on Pixel 2
 
2018/09/07
 

V2.7.0

Features/Bug Fixes

  • Supports inverted barcodes (bright barcode on dark background), must be enabled in Settings
  • Update to ZXing barcode library 3.3.3
  • Improved error handling in In-App-Billing environment
  • Change color in navigation bar on system newer than Android 8 (Oreo)
  • Various bug fixes
 
2017/12/12
 

V2.6.7

Features

  • Support for Android 8 (Oreo)
  • New placeholder for upper case input added

Bugfixes

  • Import saved preferences via default Android file manager
  • Camera preview not correctly restarted
  • Permission handling fixed
  • License check fixed
 
2017/10/04
 

V2.6.6

Features

  • Key by key insert option added to Quicktext function
  • New placeholders phone call and delete forward added
 
2017/09/26
 

V2.6.5

Features

  • Placeholder support in Quicktexts included
  • New placeholders copy, paste, volume up, down and mute added
 
2017/09/04
 

V2.6.4

Bugfixes

  • Various bug fixes (setup wizard)
 
2017/07/12
 

V2.6.3

Bugfixes

  • Various bug fixes (simulation rules)
 
2017/07/06
 

V2.6.2

Bugfixes

  • Various bug fixes (In-app billing)
 
2017/06/26
 

V2.6.1

Features

  • Permission handling for dangerous permission added

Bugfixes

  • Various bug and crash fixes
 
2017/06/20
 

V2.6.0

Features

  • Support for Android 6 (Marshmallow)
  • In-app billing function included
  • New simulation rule for Microsoft Ecxel added
  • Privacy policy added
  • Update to new Android Keyboard LatinIME 7.1.2

Bugfixes

  • Various bug and crash fixes (scanning into Excel, rotating)
 
2017/04/07
 

V2.5.0

Features

  • Configurable alternative function for scan key
  • French translation added
  • Update to Android Material Designs

Bugfixes

  • Various bug and crash fixes
 
2017/02/28
 

V2.4.0

Features

  • New app icons
  • Improve auto scan handling
  • Update to new Android Keyboard LatinIME 7.1.1

Bugfixes

  • Crashes when processing scan and keyboard data
 
2016/07/11
 

V2.3.1

Bugfixes

  • Swiping gets slower and slower
 
2016/06/27
 

V2.3.0

Features

  • Swipe for Changing Keyboard Layout
  • New setting for always showing soft keyboard
 
2016/04/04
 

V2.2.0

Features

  • NFC support added
  • Password protection for application settings
  • Copy scanned data to clipboard
  • Allow scanning unprintable characters as hex codes
  • Support for Aztec and PDF417 barcodes
  • Update ZXing scanner library (V 3.2.1)

Bugfixes

  • Various bug and crash fixes (scanning unprintable characters, dictionary installation, crash when demo hint is shown)
 
2015/09/02
 

V2.1.4

Bugfixes

  • Scan result not correctly handled
 
2015/08/20
 

V2.1.3

Features

  • Setting for camera audio feedback

Bugfixes

  • Various bug fixes (export preferences, auto scan)
 
2015/08/07
 

V2.1.2

Bugfixes

  • Crash due to an invalid namespace of a broadcast receiver
 
2015/08/03
 

V2.1.1

Features

  • Improve bulk licensing: allow IMEI, SERIAL, and ANDROID_ID as system ID

Bugfixes

  • Various bug fixes (shift key, auto scan, user defined input styles)
 
2015/07/03
 

V2.1.0

Features

  • Auto scan function

Bugfixes

  • Various bug fixes (shift key)
 
2015/06/18
 

V2.0.1

Features

  • Delay for auto focus
  • Backspace placeholder added
  • Simulation rule for Google Quick Search Box
  • Suggestion bar for numeric keyboard layouts

Bugfixes

  • Various bug fixes (scanning, orientation changes)
 
2015/06/16
 

V2.0.0

Features

  • Support for Android 5 (Lollipop) and update to LatinIME Keyboard for Android 5
  • Quicktext function introduced
  • Configuration for custom scan keys
  • Updating ZXing scanner library (V 3.2.0)

Bugfixes

  • Various bug fixes for Android 4.x