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# 217971 20-Jul-2017 18:25
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I have a proof of concept I am working on at the moment, it involves connecting a mobile device to an RDP session, running some software on the server but scanning barcodes for input.


I know this can work from a laptop as I have done it plenty of times in demonstrations.


I am going to get a Vodafone Mini 7 and hoped to find an app that would scan the barcodes and send the data to the screen inside the RDP session.


Has anyone got a clue on where to start?


My budget for the project is virtually zero apart from getting the phone, which is $34 from the Warehouse.


Longer term the idea would be to get a Bluetooth barcode scanner to do the job, but if I can get an app to prove the concept I will be able to get budget to go further!


I am an iPhone man so am pretty lost when working with Android. 

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  # 1826090 20-Jul-2017 18:39
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Virtualhere is your answer, it's a USB redirection APP


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  # 1826103 20-Jul-2017 19:01
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Perhaps something this developer (TEC-IT) has will work?

Keep calm, and carry on posting.




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  # 1826104 20-Jul-2017 19:04
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Perhaps use a Barcode Keyboard on the phone?

Keep calm, and carry on posting.




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