SerialMagic is a versatile cross-platform program that allows you to use nearly any Bluetooth, USB, or RS-232 device that uses Serial Port Profile (SPP) to send data into virtually any application. Furthermore, SerialMagic allows for various automation techniques, such as string manipulation (include control characters) and device configuration. The SerialMagic product line consists of SerialMagic Professional for desktop operating systems (Mac OS X and Windows), SerialMagic Gears for Android, and SerialMagic Keys for iOS. SerialMagic programs allow data entry from many Bluetooth barcode, RFID, and NFC scanners into applications that
When you purchase a SerialMagic license key, you will receive a license token. The license token is used with your device’s (iOS/Android/Mac/Windows) hardware ID to generate a license key specific to your device. This license key is valid for one device (computer or mobile device); if you have multiple devices that you want to use with SerialMagic, you must purchase multiple licenses. Many of our genuine Serialio scanners have an embedded license that allows you to use that scanner on any SerialMagic-supported platform without purchasing a license key (or requiring
SerialMagic is supported on a variety of desktop and mobile operating systems, as shown in the list below. Android (with SerialMagic Gears on Android 2.1 and later) Windows 2000, XP, 2003, Vista, 7, 8, and 10 (SerialMagic Professional) Windows Mobile 6 Professional & Classic, Windows Mobile 5 Pocket-PC (touchscreen devices) Apple MacOS (formerly OS X) with SerialMagic Scripts SerialMagic Download page
If you’ve ever tried to scan data into a search query field, such as Google, you may have noticed that you have to tap on the “Enter” or “Search” button each time. iScanBrowser lets you circumvent this by simulating what is called a “Call Submit” with what we call a WebForm Rule (WFR); allowing you to scan as much data into your preferred web application or web form without having to pause to tap a “Submit” button! iScanBrowser is a powerful tool for iOS and Android that allows you to scan
Web Form Rules are divided into two categories; Active Page Rules and New Page Rules. Active Page Rules are used to send data from the scanner to the currently loaded web page. New Page Rules will load a new URL and set the value of the target input to the new page. When new data is sent from a scanner, the application first goes through a list of Active Page Rules, trying to apply every rule for that URL. Certain criteria must be met for the Active Page Rule to
Your device ID is an alphanumeric code generated by our software that is unique to your computer or mobile device; it is how we keep track of registration keys and licensing. The knowledge base articles below demonstrate how to find your device ID. SerialMagic Professional for Windows SerialMagic Gears for Android SerialMagic Scripts MacOS : SerialMagic Scripts MacOS > Preferences (or ⌘) > License > Computer ID
Serial Device Manager (SDM) (sometimes referred to as “device manager”). The Serial Device Manager is a Software Developer Library providing Serialio.com applications for Android, iOS, Windows, MacOS providing 3rd party apps to connect to and manage multiple wireless, Bluetooth, and cabled devices. Most of the time, when you see “SDM” in the documentation. The user interface for the SDM on Android is different from the user interface on iOS, but both implementations of the SDM offer similar core features. Interested in our SDM? Click here for our libraries.
BlueSnap dongles are used to Bluetooth enable RS-232 devices. BlueSnap dongles are available in 9-pin male or female connections. These units are also available in battery powered (two AAA batteries – rechargeable or alkaline) or externally powered modules. BlueSnap units are compatible with Serial Port Profile (SPP), Human Interface Device (HID), and Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) configurations. Note HID modules can send data to iOS devices but can not receive data from the iOS device.
The WiSnap can be set up using two methods; connected via RS-232 to a computer (PC or Mac) or using the WiSnap Setup App for iOS. If you use a computer to set up the WiSnap, SerialIO recommends using a terminal tool like TeraTerm or CoolTerm—please avoid HyperTerm as issues have been documented using this tool. Configuration for the WiSnap is extensive and a working knowledge of network configuration is highly advised. See the WiSnap User Guide for full details.
WiSnap dongles are used to Wi-Fi enable RS-232 devices. The WiSnap is a Wi-Fi certified 802.11 b/g solution incorporating a 2.4GHz radio, processor, Full TCP/IP stack, real-time clock, FTP, DHCP, DNS and web server. WiSnap is available in models using AAA battery power or external power.