July 10, 2017SCAND has reconfirmed the compliance of our systems and processes with the ISO 9001 quality management and ISO 27001 information security management standards. Read more in our blog post.
May 23, 2017Well-established cooperation between software engineers and designers is a key to the successful mobile application development. In our recent article we review three popular software design tools, which ease the process of graphics transfer and speed up its integration into the project.
April 19, 2017Outlook4Gmail team is happy to share the news of version 5.0.0 release! Now, you are able to perform Outlook and Google tasks synchronization as well as multiple Google accounts task list syncing with Outlook.
April 17, 2017SCAND mobile software department has extensive expertise in the development of e-book readers. Find out more about epuBear - our new cross-platform EPUB SDK to create applications for book reading in EPUB format.
March 22, 2017During the past two years, SCAND mobile department is actively using Swift programming language to develop apps for macOS, iOS, watchOS and tvOS. Our new blog post features the way our software engineers endorse Swift and speak about its perspectives.
February 16, 2017One of the efficient ways to speed up the operations and reduce the product's time to the market is to implement Agile principles into the DevOps routine. Read more in our blog post.
February 1, 2017In 2016, Android OS became prioritized over iOS by mobile software developers. Though the margin is slim, this is a huge turning point. Read our blog post to get to know the opinion of Scand mobile developers on why this shift occurred.
January 19, 2017Scand Java Development team has relevant expertise in the development of e-commerce solutions, which could be easily integrated with ERP and CRM systems and allow third-party plug-ins implementation. Have a look at our recent case study describing the solution developed on Hybris.
January 12, 2017We developed a new website for one of our products, SkyHistory - a Skype chat history manager. Click here to visit, get to know more about the product and leave your feedback.
December 28, 2016We have released our new product - epuBear, a lightweight and easily customizable cross-platform SDK to facilitate the development of EPUB based apps. The new website gives an idea how epuBear SDK could be applied, lets you view code samples and download Demo apps.
December 20, 2016Scand is delighted to announce XMAS SALE of Outlook4Gmail - your Google and Outlook calendars and contacts syncing tool. From December 21st, 2016 till January 10th, 2017 we offer a discount of 30% for our software!
December 12, 2016The use Big Data technology brings new opportunities for many industrial fields. Have a look at our case study on Social Media Advertising Campaigns Analysis performed with the help of Big Data.
December 6, 2016Business nowadays faces a growing need in supplying employees with mobile enterprise applications which are significantly improving the overall productivity. Scand mobile development team suggests its solutions to facilitate the cooperation within the employees and speed up the working processes.
October 28, 2016NoSQL databases are very popular nowadays, and even in modern mobile development world in some cases they are the best option. Scand shares its expertise in working with Realm Data Base and the development of Realm Browser for Android.
October 19, 2016Mobile Backend as a Service provides fast and effective development process. Our mobile development team is happy to share some ideas about how we apply MBaaS approach using Backendless platform.
October 10, 2016We developed a new website for one of our products, Outlook4Gmail - contacts and calendars syncing tool. Here you can see the result and leave your feedback.
October 4, 2016If no documentation is left and the app's source code was accidentally lost, but the app owner asks you to rebuild the software and implement new functions into it. We are eager to share a fresh case study about working on the restoration of the app APK.
September 20, 2016Our Java engineers are reaching new heights. This time it's not another project goal, it is a summit! Read about Scand's flag trip to Elbrus, one of the highest mountains in the world.
September 10, 2016Scand DevOps team sets up and manages cloud infrastructure as well as maintains its steady flawless work. We are happy to share the gained valuable expertise working on a support of a facility management app in our new case study.
August 29, 2016Nowadays companies want to get full-package software services, i.e. not only lines of code but also the deployment, maintenance and support of their customized software using up-to-date technologies and cloud services. Scand DevOps team has more than a decade expertise and we are happy to share it.
August 26, 2016Go is a programming language that is frequently used to develop latent, easy to deploy, fast modules for Slack, Redmine and other HelpDesk systems. Take a look how we applied this expertise to develop J-GroupDesk, a user management module.
August 16, 2016TouchZ is a simple, effective open source library designed for iOS developers and testers. It optimizes time and efforts spent to test mobile applications and helps app developers to get a better insight of how bugs occur. The library is available for free and under the GPL license.
July 7, 2016Scand is delighted to announce the launch of updated SkyHistory, a chat history manager for Skype that offers you a simple way of viewing, managing, searching and storing Skype conversations. SkyHistory v.2.0.0 comes up with such valuable features as built-in calendar, portable database option and ability to add important messages to bookmarks.
May 26, 2016We continue to launch software products for developers and are proud to announce new helpful .NET libraries - GSpread.NET and DbFS.NET. The libraries are free and open source, available under the GPL license.
May 2, 2016Meet Outlook4Gmail version 4.6.0 that includes improvements to the user interface, design and functionality! With this release you can synchronize contacts from multiple Outlook folders with a Google account and customize synchronization rules for any Google account or Outlook folder.
March 4, 2016The latest release of Outlook4Gmail version 4.5.0 is available for download! Implemented new design and multilingual User Interface (English, German and Russian), added a tool to fix contact's birthday date without year and more. Download updated plug-in here.
March 2, 2016JiraGear is a mobile application that was created for viewing and managing JIRA issues on the go. With JiraGear you can view JIRA issue from selected Activity Stream and work with it right from the application, configure notifications for new activities and more. The details are on the product page.
February 16, 2016Scand released Selfie King - a selfie contest app for Android! The application allows you to create real time selfie challenges, invite friends or other selfie lovers to challenge you. It is available for free on Google Play.
January 27, 2016We released a new project built on Salesforce and Apex. For more information about Lead Management Salesforce application visit the case study page.
January 21, 2016Scand provides a full range of custom software development services. Our professionals can help you find business software solutions that will fit your business needs and budget. The best results are demonstrated in our projects and lie within the following spheres and technologies
December 29, 2015Just recently we released a free, open source encryption tool for Windows - WinGPG, that allows to encrypt/decrypt, sign and verify files on your PC. Our utility provides a simple and effective GUI, and we make it available under the GPL license.
December 2, 2015Outlook4Gmail version 4.4.2 released! Added synchronization of X.400 and X.500 e-mail formats of Microsoft Exchange Server contacts, Google Groups and Outlook Categories fix, etc. Find out release notes here.
November 12, 2015.NET FontManager is a small handy library for .NET and ASP.NET. It was created by our team to help developers operate with various font formats. Best of all, it's free and open source, available under the GPL license.
October 21, 2015We are pleased to announce the release of Realm Browser for Android - a small library designed for viewing and editing Realm database files on Android devices.
September 18, 2015Scand development team is pleased to announce the release of a library for support of SVG format on Android - SVG Kit for Android! It is significantly faster than other solutions, and we make it available under GPL license. Visit our product page for more details.
September 17, 2015We released SVG Kit v.2.1 for Adobe Creative Suite! Added support of Adobe Creative Suite components for CC 2015, CC 2014 and CC, support of Adobe Photoshop Elements 13, 12, 11 and more. Free trial version is available for download.
September 15, 2015The updated Smart Feed Reader 2.2 for Android is available on Google Play. Now you are able to download and cache the whole article for later reading in offline mode. Enjoy enhanced performance of the application!
September 9, 2015Implementing a rich experience in custom software development Scand team is proud to announce the range of mobile applications and libraries. Just recently we developed a simple and handy application - Mobile E-mail Organizer that helps to organize and filter e-mails on mobile devices.
August 20, 2015We are constantly increasing our experience in the area of enterprise software built on Salesforce and Apex. Recently we developed several Salesforce applications, one of them is a customized cloud CRM system. Learn more about this project here.
May 14, 2015The updated Outlook4Gmail v.4.4.0 released! Added support of recurrent event's exceptions, added synchronization of "Visibility" field for Calendar events, ability to generate "File As" fields for Contacts in Outlook and more.
January 12, 2015Scand development team released a new project - Supplier/Procurement management system. You can see some of our project highlights here.
October 29, 2014Discover details about our augmented reality application Vision_AR implementing a cutting-edge technology that allows achieving digitally enhanced view of any object.
August 28, 2014New Smart Feed Reader 2.0 for Android is now available on Google Play. Updated design, new settings, new auto-clean function, etc. Enjoy enhanced design and performance!
August 5, 2014Outlook4Gmail development team pleased to announce the release of version 4.2.1! Added new important features: ability to skip synchronization of old events (older than 1 month, older than 1 year and etc.), support of 4, 8, 12, 24 hours options by scheduled automatic synchronization, more....
May 14, 2014Scand developed multifunctional application - eBook Reader. Visit our Case Studies page to learn more about it.
April 8, 2014Scand has implemented and maintains information safety system for software development and has been certified according to ISO 27001 international standards.
January 29, 2014We recently upgraded to Grails 2.3.5. Read more in our blog.
December 17, 2013Outlook4Gmail version 4.1 released! It has improved application ribbon that makes easier access to synchronization options. Added full support of all contact's phone number types, Internet Calendars and multiple Outlook Data Files (.pst). Read more here.
December 2, 2013Discover how to manage sport competitions online through our professional interactive software solution. Visit a Case Study here.
November 5, 2013The updated Smart Feed Reader for Android with improved application usability is available. You can download free version 1.2 here.
October 30, 2013Scand has extensive experience in software development for advertising industry. We successfully developed software solution, which can display multilevel promotional media on the LCD screens.
August 26, 2013New updated Outlook4Gmail 4.0.0 released! Added important sync settings - one and two way syncing of calendars from multiple Google accounts in Outlook, two-way Outlook Contact Categories sync with Google Groups, Contact picture sync and more.
May 28, 2013We have updated our Case Studies page. See our best experience for software development projects here.
April 24, 2013Outlook4Gmail 3.2 Release Candidate is downloadable now. We improved installation for 64-bit Windows and 32-bit MS Office and implemented various fixes. Additionally we have added FAQ page with answers to the frequently asked questions.
April 15, 2013A new version of Product Locator 0.5.1 released! Added important fix to create Configurable product. Free installation here.
March 22, 2013The annual Scand Table Soccer Championship begins on March 26th. Follow this event in our blog.
March 7, 2013A new version of Smart Feed Reader 1.2 for Android released! Improved application core functionality and stability, added caching of images for offline reading, import/export feeds based on OPML files, used Android Notifications for news and feed status updates, Portuguese and Russian localizations. Get it now on Google Play.
January 29, 2013We released a new version of Product Locator adding filtering by cities and 1.7.x compatibility. Free download here.
January 9, 2013We have launched a new version of SVG Kit 2.0.2 for Adobe Creative Suite. Get free trial version here.
December 21, 2012Scand wishes its customers and partners Merry Christmas and a prosperous 2013 year!
December 20, 2012We have launched a new Magento extension – Product Locator with the ability to display product location on Google Maps.
November 30, 2012Scand has been certified according to ISO 9001:2008 quality management standards. Our internal quality management system was approved by the International Organization for certification systems and staff TÜV Thüringen e.V. and found to conform to the international standards.
November 8, 2012Nov 9-11th Scand takes part in Grails48, a global community hackathon. We provide our office space to host this event in Minsk and our developers actively participate in this programming marathon. We invite everyone to discuss ideas and to create innovative JEE applications based on Grails framework.
May 29, 2012The most recent Outlook4Gmail 3.0 Release Candidate is available. Synchronization process for large amount of data improved, assignment folders to accounts added, syncronization filter to skip synchronization of unreliable contacts added.
May 25, 2012The updated Smart Feed Reader 1.1 for Android OS is now available on Google Play. Improved application stability and error-handling, secure subscription to Google Reader authenticated feeds, improved performance of content processing and displaying.
April 27, 2012We are launching Smart Feed Reader for Android today. It's a free RSS, RDF and ATOM news reader. Android 2.1 or later required. Get it now on Google Play.
April 26, 2012Championship SC&TS 2012 Opening ceremony took place today at 9.30 a.m. It was a tense match! We congratulate our first winners Vadim and Ilia! See some great photos in our blog. To be continued...
March 31, 2012Scand Ltd. won the WebHostingSearch.com award for best web tool. Web Hosting Search is an independent web hosting information guide. To receive this award you have to provide extra value to your users. Congratulations!
February 21, 2012Our Software Architects are back from Spring I/O 2012 that took place in Madrid, Spain, on February 16-17, 2012. Spring I/O 2012 was a 2-day event full of presentations delivered by development leads, book authors and professionals on Spring, Groovy/Grails and Cloud technologies. Photos are here.
February 6, 2012We've created cool video tutorials of Smart Feed Reader app helping you to understand and deal with the main features of the program quickly. The video is available on the website and on YouTube.
December 22, 2011We wish our customers and their families Merry Christmas and a wonderful New Year filled with abundance, joy, and treasured moments. May 2012 be your best year!
December 6, 2011Another educational seminar for students was held in BSUIR, Minsk. This time the lecture "Introduction to Grails" in the series of "Java / Groovy / Grails" was presented by our specialist Aleksey Sergeev, an expert in the architecture of software systems, a participant of GR8Conf held last spring in Denmark.
November 23, 2011SkyHistory v.1.2.3 released. It has improved user notifications and confirmation dialogs, that make product installation and configuration much easier. Added support of german OS version.
November 22, 2011We've started seminar series at BSUIR, Minsk. The first lecture of the series "Introduction to industrial programming" was held by Alexander Chernyakevich, a leading expert of the company. An introductory "Java/Groovy/Grails" seminar was held by our lead engineer July Antonicheva, known contributor and maintainer of Grails based OpenSource projects.
October 20, 2011New Smart Feed Reader Version 1.4 is now available in AppStore. Added iPad support, Media Collection support, reading news in full-screen from the most popular RSS channels.
October 12, 2011To comply with new Skype policy we have converted our SkyHistory extra into a separate SkyHistory application.
September 26, 2011Scand Ltd. is 11 years old now! We want to thank our customers, colleagues and just everyone who is part of Scand's 11-year history.
September 13, 2011Our SkyRemote add-on for desktop sharing via Skype is available at Skype App Directory.
August 15, 2011SVG Kit 1.0.5 for Adobe Creative Suite is available. A new bunch of features includes added support of images with width/height less than 1pt and support of fractions in image size (no rounding-off to 1pt anymore).
August 12, 2011SkyHistory 1.2 is downloadable: improved performance and an opportunity to view logged calls.
July 18, 2011SkyHistory 1.1 is available: enjoy enhanced speed and performance!
June 22, 2011TrafficPanel 2.7 is downloadable: DNS aliases support and possibility of automatic daily activation of blocked ip's that reached http/tcp limits.
June 14, 2011The most recent Outlook4Gmail 2.6 is downloadable. Synchronization process improved and accelerated.
June 8, 2011The updated Outlook4Gmail 2.5 is available. Synchronization process strongly improved, slow plugin startup fixed and a number of other features upgraded.
June 2, 2011Outlook4Gmail 2.4 released. Synchronization settings, Add/Delete button for accounts list and items deletion prompt added. Contacts synchronization and duplicate contacts issue fixed.
May 31, 2011The new Outlook4Gmail 2.1 release is now downloadable. We added Outlook 2010 and Outlook x64 support and fixed the plug-in startup.
May 24, 2011Our Software Architect Alexey Sergeev attended GR8Conf - the international Groovy, Grails and other great technologies conference held on May 17-19 in Copenhagen. GR8Conf photos are already available, the experience was converted into an in-house presentation and shared with colleagues.
May 19, 2011SVG Kit 1.0.4 for Adobe Creative Suite is available for MacOS X. We added support of InCopy CS5 and CS5.5, InDesign CS 5.5, Photoshop CS5.1 and InDesign Server CS5 and fixed the installer and image size computing bugs.
May 14, 2011The updated SVG Kit 1.0.4 for Adobe Creative Suite is downloadable. Adobe Creative Suite CS5.5 support, log4j used for logs, new installation for 64bit systems and other features are now available.
April 29, 2011The updated TrafficPanel 2.6 version is downloadable and allows support of openSuSe, Fedora, Ubuntu, Debian and any range of local network IP addresses.
April 28, 2011Comments and DownloadLogger plug-ins developed for Omeka web-publishing platform by Scand are now downloadable. Both plugins are compatible with Omeka Version 1.3 or higher.
March 18, 2011TrafficPanel 2.5 release is available now. Displaying all initiated pppd's and a number of improved TrafficPanel features are now accessible.
March 16, 2011Our colleagues attended the latest Agile Club Meeting devoted to adding more fun to software development process. Scand representatives contributed to the open space discussion and acquired a number of practical skills in creating fun at work and getting productivity benefits.
March 10, 2011An introductory Groovy seminar was held at Scand. See Scand blog for details.
December 20, 2010We wish our customers and their families Merry Christmas and a Happy and Prosperous New Year! May the light of success and achievement always shine on you the coming year 2011 and ever after!
December 10, 2010TrafficPanel 2.4 is available now. Disabling nightly traffic per local IP, MAC filtering, port mapping module and other functions are now at your disposal!
November 4, 2010New Smart Feed Reader Version 1.3 is now available at itunes.apple.com: Smart Feed Reader Version 1.3. Improved process of adding new feeds, added ability to set target folder for the new feed(s), iOS 3.1 compatibility, critical problems with data serial are now fixed.
October 14, 2010Two new case studies are added to our portfolio - Enterprise Goal and SVG Kit for Adobe Creative Suite.
September 24, 2010Scand Ltd. has turned 10! We are grateful to all our customers and partners who were with us during all these years and express hearty congrats to all our colleagues! We'll keep growing up!