The Airsource Blog

Articles by John Earl

Optiscan update teething troubles

We've been making continual minor improvements to Optiscan, fixing some issues with cut and paste and handling of certain types of addresses. Unfortunately a serious bug slipped into release 1.8.2, which hit the App Store yesterday. Apple helped us immensely by fast-tracking approval of version 1.8.3 … Read more…

Optiscan licensing

Optiscan has been successful with consumers on the Apple App Store, but it has also piqued the interest of businesses. If you are interested in licensing the image processing library of Optiscan for your own application, or in developing a white-label version of Optiscan for use on devices specific to … Read more…

Over 30,000 iPhone app sales

It's been not quite a year since we released our first application onto the App Store, and we've sold over 30,000 units in total across 68 countries. This comes despite the fact that Optiscan was off the store for 6 months for reasons largely beyond our control.

This year … Read more…

Optiscan 1.5 bugs and workarounds

The release of Optiscan 1.5 was very rushed in response to a request from Apple, and a few new bugs have sneaked in. We've submitted version 1.6, fixing these problems, to Apple today, but because Apple is very busy we don't expect approval of the update until mid-December … Read more…

Optiscan 1.5 released

We're very pleased to announce that version 1.5 of Optiscan is now available on the Apple App Store! This update brings: Auto scan functionality on iPhone OS 3.x Support for the iPhone 3GS Various stability improvements Can now often handle multiple QR codes visible at the same time … Read more…

Coming Soon: Optiscan 1.5

Last week Airsource finally submitted an update to Optiscan, version 1.5. At long last, we've had some positive, direct communication with people at Apple, which leads us to believe that they will approve our update within the next week or so. This will allow us to return Optiscan to … Read more…

Optiscan bug on iPhone OS 3.0

To all our customers who have purchased Optiscan:

Version 1.4 of Optiscan, currently on the App Store, does not support automatic scanning on iPhone OS 3.0. We sent version 1.5, which fixes this problem and adds some new features, to Apple about three weeks ago, but it … Read more…

Optiscan user feedback

One of the features of Optiscan about which we thought quite carefully prior to the initial release was how to stay connected to our users. We included several entry points through which our users can send us feedback when they have trouble with the application.

Here is some analysis of … Read more…