ShopSavvy's barcode scanner is the fastest and most accurate available, which is why brands like Consumer Reports have chosen it for their shopping apps.
Dallas, TX (Vocus/PRWEB) April 19, 2011
ShopSavvy, the leading mobile shopping assistant, and Aerende, a developer of iPhone apps in the medical, finance, social network and game categories, announced that Aerende has incorporated the ShopSavvy barcode scanner in the latest release of Shopping List and Price Book, the popular personal finance application.
“ShopSavvy’s barcode scanner is the fastest and most accurate available, which is why brands like Consumer Reports have chosen it for their shopping apps,” said James Testa, president of Aerende. “It will add significant value to the Shopping List and Price Book app.”
The Shopping List and Price Book is the newest addition to Aerende's award-winning Price Book family of apps. The app enables frugal shoppers to create shopping lists, organized by store, and create price books to record price variations over time at different retailers. Users can track target prices and sales cycles to get the best deal on electronics, groceries and other items.
“Price books are a popular tool among frugal consumers, and this app serves that niche well,” said Alexander Muse, CEO and co-founder of ShopSavvy. “We look forward to being part of Aerende’s continued growth and success.”
Aerende joins more than 200 brands and developers who have licensed ShopSavvy’s ScannerKit SDK to utilize the ShopSavvy barcode scanner. As part of the licensing agreement, Aerende will utilize ShopSavvy’s AdOns® platform to deliver “hyper-relevant” deals, promotions, warranty offers, and other UPC/GPS-targeted content to consumers.
Other ScannerKit SDK licensees include Sam’s Club, Consumer Reports, PriceGrabber, FastMall and CNET.
Interested companies and developers can access the ShopSavvy ScannerKit SDK at http://shopsavvy.mobi/sdk.
Aerende is a leading developer of mobile iPhone applications in the medical, social network, finance and game categories. In addition to the popular Price Book apps, Aerende has also developed apps including iHomeopath, Secret Agent, Fruit Pong and LoveOrNot Compatibility Test. For more information, please visit http://www.aerende.com.
ShopSavvy is the leading mobile shopping assistant, with 16 million downloads and 8 million active users. ShopSavvy empowers smartphone users to quickly and seamlessly locate, research and buy products at the point of sale. When users scan a barcode or input a product name, they discover where the item is sold locally and online, where it’s in stock and at what price. ShopSavvy aggregates product data, deals, ratings and reviews from retailers, partners and its own users to provide the most comprehensive source of information and advice for mobile shoppers anywhere. For advertisers, ShopSavvy delivers “hyper-relevant” deals, promotions, warranty offers, and other UPC/GPS-targeted content to consumers. For more information, visit http://shopsavvy.mobi.