Easily add enterprise-ready barcode scanning to any iOS device at a fraction of the cost of traditional mobile computers.

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Transform your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch into a 1D/2D barcode scanner with live error detection and continual learning for scanning barcodes in any condition. Aila's SoftScan is fast, intuitive, and ready to scale for your enterprise.


Enterprise scanning that outperforms expensive mobile computers

Highly Scalable

Seamless integration with any iOS app, compatible with leading development frameworks.


A low TCO, with unmatched versatility that deploys quickly and can toggle symbologies on/off to optimize performance and battery life.

Unmatched Performance

With live error detection and continual learning algorithm, read damaged blurry, and poorly-printed barcodes with ease.

iOS Device Compatibility

Requires iOS 9.3 or later.

iPod touch®


iPad® & iPad mini®

iPad Pro®

All of the power with none of the bulk

Smarter Scanning

Live error detection and a continual learning algorithm means SoftScan gets smarter and faster with each use.

User Control

Quickly switch between apps and tasks, scanning modes, settings, and more.

Open Imaging SDK

Scan 45+ popular 1D/2D barcode types with unmatched speed and accuracy.

Enterprise Scalability

Flexible payment options and easy integration that scale alongside your business.


What Customers Are Saying About SoftScan

"Integrating Aila’s scanning technology into our LocusBots has been a great choice for Locus, significantly improving scan accuracy and speed to deliver substantial increases in worker productivity. The reliability, consistency, and cost-effectiveness of TrueScan allows us to meet our demanding scanning needs now and into the future."



  • Advanced image-based scanning enhances speed and accuracy
  • Scanning speed: <50 ms (continuous mode)
  • Scanning range: 2-16”
  • Field of view: iPod & iPad (33° x 55°), iPhone1 (36° x 61° 1),
    iPad Pro2 (37° x 62°2)
  • Resolution: 1080 x 1920 (SD), 2160 x 3840 (HD)

1. Based on iPhone 8, 2. Based on iPad Pro 12.9 Gen3

SDK Compatibility
  • Native iOS; Cordova; Xamarin; React Native
  • Codabar, Code 39, Code 93, Code 128, Interleaved 2 of 5, GS1 DataBar, PDF417, QR Code, UPC/EAN/JAN
advanced symbologies
  • 20+ more symbologies available with additional licensing, including Aztec Code, Data Matrix, GS1 Composite, MaxiCode, Micro PDF, Micro QR and more
  • Spec Sheet

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does SoftScan cost and how can I buy?

Aila offers competitive pricing and quantity discounts. Contact sales to learn more.

How do I add SoftScan to my app?

SoftScan can be integrated into any iOS app with Aila's software development kit (SDK). You can integrate the SDK natively or via a framework such as Cordova, Xamarin, or React Native.

Is there a SoftScan demo app available?

Yes, download the SoftScan demo for free in the app store.

Is SoftScan compatible with Android?

SoftScan was designed exclusively for iOS and iPadOS™—the most intuitive, secure, and powerful platforms for enterprise solutions.

Where can I get support?

Aila has a Customer Portal that provides downloads, tools, and documentation. Customers can open a support ticket here.

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How to buy

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