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How to communicate the data between Syclo applications and RFID / NFC tags

Dear Team,

We have a business requirement to get the assets tagged with information encrypted in the tags.

They intent to use NFC / RFID for the same. Upon scanning the tag using tag reader ,the encrypted information like equipment number / material number should appear on the Syclo Mobile applications (Work manager / Inventory Manager), while performing transactions like notification creation in Work Manager and Goods issue / return transactions in Inventory Manager.

With guidance from SAP I got the information that we can use OpenScan with Work Manager / Inventory Manager .

But I have no idea on how to use OpenScan to fulfill this requirement.

If anyone has any knowledge on this, please share

  1. Please provide more information about OpenScan and how to implement that.
  2. Regarding Barcode we have field edit type as “Bar code”which is present in the agentry application, what will be in case of RFID’s?
  3. How exactly Open Scan will read the data and pass on to Syclo screen , as we need to capture the data in screen , so that with the help of RFC’s the data can be submitted in the SAP backend


Do we need any other skillset to develop OpenScan apart from Java / Agentry. Please suggest so that I can contact the right person in my team/organization to help me with this task.

Many thanks

Neha Mahanty

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3 Answers

  • Apr 12 at 04:25 PM

    Hi Neha,

    You could make use of OpenScan with SAP Work Manager or Inventory Application. You could write openscan interface to allow the client to communicate with the reader. Open Scan provides your own scanning interface to something like NFC, RFID or other input you want to treat as a scanned value.

    Refer below documents to get an overview of barcode and RFID scan, how it works,

    As an External Attribute

    OpenScan SDK Concepts and Usage

    IM User Guide

    Blog Reference

    Thanks

    Resmi

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    • Yes the solution is the same if the RFID is built into the device or an external scanner. In either case, you will need to get the SDK/API interfaces from the RFID vendor in order to create the OpenScan interface.

      --Bill

  • Aug 13 at 12:37 PM

    HI Team,

    Along with Barcode, NFC, RFID, does QR Code scanning integration is also supported with Syclo?

    Kindly suggest

    Thanks and Regards

    Neha Mahanty

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  • Aug 21 at 06:08 AM

    Dear Team,

    Can anyone please suggest , In Syclo , Along with Barcode, NFC, RFID , does QR Code scanning integration is also supported?

    Please guide

    Thanks and Regards

    Neha Mahanty

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