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toshiba's new produce scannerToshiba's New Scanner

March 22, 2012 - At first glance, this new development in scanning technology seems to eliminate the need for barcode and RFID, but is the new Toshiba scanner really the end of barcodes?

preparing for an ip camera installationPrepping for an UP Camera Installation

March 16, 2012 - Here are some photos of the prep work that goes into an installation. These are Axis Communications IP Surveillance cameras.

understanding rfid technology - a history of rfid and practical applicationsUnderstanding RFID

March 15, 2012 - RFID tags, simply put, are intelligent barcodes that allow the tracking and management of an item. RFID tags have existed since the 1970s, but because of their relatively high cost, have only recently become a popular and viable replacement for the more “traditional” barcode.

The Road Code

March 12, 2012 - The utilization of QR codes on public advertisements has presented marketers with the challenge of overcoming safety issues. In the state of California, the use of a mobile device while driving is illegal, so placing QR codes in ads on buses or billboards has many limitations (only passengers can scan the code or drivers will have to illegally use their mobile devices to get the information stored on the code).

Utilize the Equity in Your Printer Investment

March 08, 2012 - Is your current printing solution only a partial solution? Has volume increased, requiring faster output? Do you need something capable of higher print quality?

barcode scanner versus forkliftBarcode Scanner Meet Forklift. Forklift meet… never mind!

March 01, 2012

3 Reasons to Choose DataGear as Your Data Solutions Provider

March 01, 2012 -- There for you from start to finish: We are there for you and your business from the conception of your data solutions project to its completion. And after. We don’t just provide your company with the equipment for wireless networks, data collection, and surveillance, we are also there to give you the service you need to keep it up and running smoothly. That means we’ll fix it if it breaks, we’ll expand it when you grow, and we’ll upgrade it as your needs continue to evolve.

intermec new pc23d desktop printerIntermec Announces the new PC23d Desktop Printer

February 23, 2012 -- Intermec recently announced the release of the new PC23d 2 in. direct thermal desktop printer.

motorola ds3500er scannersMotorola Unveils the DS3500-ER Series Scanners

February 23, 2012 -- Early February Motorola unveiled the new DS3500-ER Series of scanners, a family of barcode scanners comparable to the LS3408-ER scanners.

laser versus image barcode scannersLaser vs. Image Barcode Scanners

February 23, 2012 -- Deciding which type of barcode scanner to select, whether a laser or digital imager, can be a difficult decision without a good understanding of the advantages and disadvantages of each type.

5 Reasons to Convert to a Mobilized POS System

February 16, 2012 -- Technology has enabled companies to do business faster, but it has also created the expectation that quotes or purchases will be operated much more quickly and efficiently. Customers want information, products and services immediately and have little patience for slow response. So how can your company keep up with customer demands for all things better, faster, and more affordable? Here are 5 reasons to convert to a mobilized POS (point of sales) system.

the sg20 barcode scanner from intermecThe SG20 Barcode Scanner from Intermec

February 14, 2012 -- The new NX 4500/6500 integrated services platform by Motorola gives users the ability to perform a variety of functions with a single device. Instead of needing multiple devices to manage data and mobile voice services, businesses can now perform all the same functions with this single interface.

How to Calculate ROI (Return on Investment) for RFID

February 09, 2012 -- Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) has proven its ability to increase efficiency in supply chain visibility for manufacturers and distributors in a diverse range of industries. Here are just a few ways RFID can help your business’ efficiency:

the new nx4500/6500 wireless management system by MotorolaMotorola’s NX 4500/6500 Integrated Services Platform

February 03, 2012 -- The new NX 4500/6500 integrated services platform by Motorola gives users the ability to perform a variety of functions with a single device. Instead of needing multiple devices to manage data and mobile voice services, businesses can now perform all the same functions with this single interface.

alternatives to qr codes and developing technologiesAre QR Codes Already Being Replaced?

February 02, 2012 -- Since the QR code has shown up in the US, potential competitors and replacement technologies have also started to make their appearances. In the following post I’d like to talk about these new technologies and I hope you will take a moment to comment and let me know which one you think is going to be the next big thing!

We Don't Suggest Doing This...

January 30, 2012 -- But it is fun to watch others put their mobile computers to the test.

How is ePedigree like PTI?

January 26, 2012 -- With the ever present threat of counterfeit prescription drugs intermingling with legitimate drug supplies in the US, California has implemented the ePedigree Law to fight the 34 million counterfeit medicines being used to fill prescriptions (estimate from 2006). The ePedigree Law is not unlike the Produce Traceability Initiative and it shows that maintaining electronic records of a product's lineage can effectively be maintained using barcode technology.

Honeywell Showcases New Products at NRF

January 24, 2012 -- Honeywell recently introduced its new scanning and mobility products at NRF 2012: the Stratos 2700 hybrid bioptic scanner; the Optimus 5900 RFID mobile computer; and Remote MasterMind 3.0, the “first integrated mobility and scanning remote device management solution.”

cisco 3600 access points for indoor applications

Cisco 3600 Series Access Points

January 24, 2012 -- Cisco recently launched the new 3600 Series Access Points to improve wireless performance and connectivity with a variety of new features and options. The 3600 AP units have been shipping since November 2011, and have become the company's "flagship" indoor AP.

the basics of barcoding and information on 2d barcodes and image scanners

The Basics of Barcoding

January 23, 2012 -- There are two main symbologies for barcoding, 1D and 2D barcodes. A 1D barcode encodes only a few dozen characters that correspond with a reference number in a company's database, and is often limited in its usefulness. A 2D barcode, on the other hand, encodes significantly more so that the information can be stored within the barcode rather than within a database.

thermal printers, the difference between direct thermal and thermal transfer

Things You Need to Know About Thermal Printers

January 19, 2012 -- There are two types of thermal printers: thermal transfer and direct thermal. With thermal transfer, a print-head applies heat to a ribbon which transfers ink to the media. On the other hand, direct thermal printing uses heat sensitive media that blackens when passing under the print-head.

Preventing “Memory Effect” in your Batteries

January 12, 2012 -- How to increase battery life – although this article is written for radio and mobile terminal users, the information in this article may be useful for anyone who utilizes technology with rechargeable batteries.

motorola mc2100 mobile computer

Motorola MC2100: An Affordable and Smaller Alternative to the MC9000 Series

January 5, 2012 -- Motorola’s Q1-2012 will see the launch of a new rugged entry-class mobile computer – the MC2100 Series – designed for receiving, replenishment, picking, price management, inventory and asset tracking, work-in-progress tracking, returns processing, and parcel/package delivery tracking (Batch mode operation).

the zebra QLn220 mobile label printer

Zebra Announces the New QLn220 Mobile Printer

January 4, 2012 -- Zebra has expanded its QLn mobile printer series to include the new QLn220 two-inch direct thermal mobile printer as part of the third generation of the line. The series will also see the introduction of a four-inch mobile label printer within the next year to meet the application needs of warehouse and T&L markets.

motorola's ap7161 outdoor mesh access point

Motorola’s AP7161 Outdoor 802.11n Mesh Access Point

January 4, 2012 -- The launch of Motorola’s Wing 5 has coincided with the release of several new hardware options to support this new wireless solution, one of which, is the AP7161 outdoor 802.11n mesh access point.

The Produce Traceability Initiative

December 30, 2011 -- PTI requirements and solutions are becoming frequent topics of conversation in the produce industry, but this initiative has yet to be fully adopted due to hesitation regarding cost and the potential complexity attached to meeting the PTI requirements.

the marketing advantages of qr codes; creative ways to implement qr codes into your marketing strategy

The Marketing Advantages of QR Codes

December 29, 2011 -- QR codes are everywhere, and we mean everywhere (they are even on ketchup bottle labels when you go out to a restaurant and they are featured in artwork displayed in galleries). Their presence is undeniable, but the real question is...

sato acquires argox

Sato Acquires Argox

December 23, 2011 -- Argox was recently acquired by SATO, a barcode printer and labeling/EPC/RFID products manufacturer. Argox Information Co. Ltd., now a member of SATO Holdings Corporation, will continue to operate as an independent entity, supplying barcode printers, barcode scanners...

datamax o'neil printpad 99ex for the honeywell dolphin 99ex

Datamax-O'Neil Launches the New PrintPAD 99EX

December 22, 2011 -- We had the opportunity to test out the new PrintPAD 99EX from Datamax-O'Neil. In this article, I discuss the features of this new mobile printer and the PrintPAD line and my experience testing the unit. If you have questions, please leave them in the comments and I will...

Social Media for Solutions Partners

December 15, 2011 -- We recently attended a web seminar which discussed web opportunities for businesses in our industry and a large part of the discussion was that of "blogging." Our company is no stranger to the art of "blogging," but deciding on which platform to utilize...

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