MoBeam Banks $5 Million for Mobile Barcode Technology

Cupertino, Calif.-based MoBeam has raised $4.9 million in capital to solve the problem of most point-of-sale systems at retail not being able to read a barcode displayed on a mobile phone screen. Investors in the round include Yet2Ventures, Samsung Ventures and Mitsui.


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Another gadget you don’t really need. Will not work once you get it home. New model out in 4 weeks. Battery life is too short to be of any use.

— From the fact sheet for a fake product entitled Useless Plasticbox 1.2 (an actual empty plastic box) placed in L.A.-area Best Buy stores by an artist called Plastic Jesus