The purpose of the Barcode Scanner Unit Tests application is to allow users to test whether their Barcode Scanners are connected correctly and are functioning as desired. This application is designed in order to test Barcode Scanners connected to a gateway via USB or connected directly to a computer running the Tulip player.
Video Overview of Application
In order for this application to be used, a Barcode Scanner is required. A Tulip Gateway might be required depending on how you decide to set up your Barcode Scanner.
Instructions for setting up a Tulip gateway can be found here.
Instructions for setting up a Barcode Scanner can be found here.
How it works
This application is designed to test whether your Barcode Scanner is connected and is functioning correctly. When the application is opened, the user is is prompted with a screen showing a grey box, along with instructions to scan a 2-D barcode. Once the user scans the 2-D barcode, the grey box should turn green and should contain the 2-D barcode data in the box if the device is connected correctly and is working as intended. Otherwise, the user has the option to access a support article which provides relevant instructions regarding how to setup a Barcode Scanner and get it functioning.