This gives an overview of barcode scanning options for use with Arts People to check-in patrons at the door before the performance.
Additional options for patron check-in either in combination with barcode scanning or in place of scanning are using the Box Office Patron Check-In page in Arts People on a computer or mobile device and/or the Door List report.
Ticket Scanner App for iOS/Apple mobile devices
Arts People has developed a free app on the App Store for use with iOS. The app uses the device's camera to scan barcodes. Read on here for information on the scanning app for iOS.
Wireless scanning with a smartphone/device or laptop
This article reviews the main recommendation for a barcode scanner that pairs via Bluetooth with your mobile device or laptop. This scanner scans barcodes displayed on paper tickets and on phones.
Wireless scanning with a laptop
Here's a review of scanner recommendations for use with a laptop where the scanner is paired via Bluetooth. These scanners only scan barcodes displayed on paper tickets.
Wired scanning with a desktop or laptop
This article reviews the main recommendation for a barcode scanner that connects to your desktop or laptop via a USB cable. These scanners only scan with barcodes displayed on paper tickets.
Wired scanning with an Android device
This article reviews barcode scanners that work via a wired USB connection to your Android device. These scanners only scan barcodes displayed on paper.