Xamarin SDK for scanning RFID tags and bar codes

Is it possible to use the Zebra_RFIDAPI3_XAMARIN_SDK_2.0.1.16 to scan both bar codes and RFID tags. I was expecting that switching to the laser bar code reader on an ZEBRA 8500 would trigger the same read events as the RFID mode.

I see in the demo there is this configuration
// set trigger mode as rfid, pass second parameter as true so scanner will be disabled
rfidReader.Config.SetTriggerMode(ENUM_TRIGGER_MODE.RfidMode, true);

I've tried changing the trigger mode, but still don't get read events generated when an optical bar code is scanned.

How do I go about integrating both the laser reader and RFID reader simultaneously in a Xamarin app. I using a ZEBRA 8500.

Foong Kuin Yow
Zebra_RFIDAPI3_XAMARIN_SDK_2

Zebra_RFIDAPI3_XAMARIN_SDK_2.0.1.16 is for RFID reading and mode (RFID or barcode, barcode is for the RFD8500 that comes with scan engine) switching part.
After switched to barcode mode, you are required to use scanner SDK to control the scan engine on RFD8500.
At this moment, scanner sdk for android is for Java only.
http://techdocs.zebra.com/dcs/scanners/

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Matt Bohn
Scanner SDK

We have discovered that we can use the EMDK on Zebra android devices to interact with the bar code scanner. We also have been able to read bar code data from the bluetooth as a serial port from a non-Zebra device. However, this method of reading the bluetooth as a serial port is very slow, it takes 2 to 3 seconds for the scanner to beep indicating a successful bar code scan.

Is the scanner SDK different to the EMDK? We have existing Xamarin apps that need to be able to run on both Zebra and non-Zebra devices.

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