ProductLayer Post Mortem

In the beginning, there was an idea: To provide a web service for app developers that would let them get basic product information – like a title and category – for a product which they only have a bar code for. I imagined that this could be the basis for a plethora of niche apps, […]

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ProductLayer Indexes 4 Million Products

ProductLayer was founded to supply product information to businesses and apps, based on scanned barcodes. The core idea was that your users could conveniently identify products by scanning the UPC on product packaging and we supply some core information: a title, a short description, category information, product photos and sometimes even more detailed product characteristics. […]

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Following the re-opening of Apple’s App Review queue, we submitted version 1.5.0 of for iOS. The main focus for this version was to implement push notification support and improve search.

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Release of for Android

For immediate release Release of for¬†Android Vienna, Austria – On Dec 13rd, ProductLayer GmbH released the Android version of after 8 months of intense product development. for Android had been the missing piece in the product strategy. It now joins the previously existing web and iOS clients, to allow users to share […]

Read More ... 1.4.2

This new release of our app packs new features related to achievements and many bug fixes, in particular restoring iOS 8 compatibility.

Read More ... 1.4.1

This bug fix release for also contains a few changes to the user experience, in particular how experience progress is being displayed.

Read More ... 1.4.0

This new version of the iOS app marks the most significant UI upgrade this year. Besides that it is chock-full of small improvements that make it more fun ranting about or praising your favorite products.

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ProductLayer SDK 0.4.3

This is the final 0.4 release of the ProductLayer SDK. Those supported the app until version 1.3. Next we will be updating to using the 0.5 SDK version.

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This new iteration of the iOS app brings a ton of improvements. I had forgotten to announce 1.3.0 separately, so I am doing it for this and 1.3.1 at the same time. is the place where people talk about products. We’d love you to chime in!

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