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Xplore’s New Camera Software for Bobcat and XC6 Rugged Tablets

Posted January 27, 2015

Xplore Technologies has announced their new Xplore xCapture Pro camera software for their Bobcat and XC6 Windows-based tablets. The new camera software provides end users with photo editing, geo tagging and enhanced barcode scanning functionality. The addition of xCapture Pro as an integrated tool for the Bobcat and XC6 reduces the need for additional devices in the field and offers functionality to enhance the productivity of mobile workforces.

Xplore xCapture Pro is an ideal enterprise solution for field service, asset management, inventory management or occasional scanning of barcodes. The software is also beneficial for users who may need to know the time and location for when and where a photo was taken, such as a field service technician or insurance adjustor who wants to document an event or condition. They can also use the software to simply edit a photo or make notes on the image.

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Janam’s New XM5 Mobile Computer with Multi-OS Support

Posted January 22, 2015

Jxm5smallanam has announced the launch of its XM5 family of rugged mobile computers. Designed to maximize the mobility investments of enterprise and government organizations, the new XM5 supports Windows Embedded Handheld 6.5 and Android operating systems on the same hardware, enabling customers to choose the OS strategy and application migration schedule that best meet their mobility requirements.

The XM5 combines the latest technological advancements in mobile devices with a sleek and rugged design to provide the power and flexibility required by mobile workers in field service, public safety, direct store delivery and transportation and logistics markets. Customers can choose between integrated, best-in-class, 1D/2D imager or 1D laser scanner for instant decoding of the hardest-to-read barcodes. Embedded RFID and NFC reading capabilities ensure more efficiency and accuracy in a variety of applications including inventory management, asset tracking, personal identification and mobile point of sale.

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Discontinuation Notice for the Datalogic Falcon X3 Mobile Computer

Posted January 22, 2015

With the recent launch of the next generation Falcon X3+ mobile computer in August of 2014, it is now time to announce the obsolescence of its predecessor, the highly successful Falcon X3 mobile computer. This will apply to all models of the Falcon X3 along with special versions as well.

The new Falcon X3+ ruggedized mobile computer from Datalogic represents the next evolution of the Falcon product line. Following the form factor of its predecessor, the Falcon X3+ mobile computer offers swift, accurate reading capabilities of both 1D and 2D symbologies. Laser models offer speedy reading of 1D linear bar codes as needed at both near and far ranges. The Falcon X3+ mobile computers also provide imager-based technology for customers opting for the flexibility of omnidirectional scanning of both 1D and 2D codes. This also now features the addition of a powerful 2D Extra Long Range option.

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Compatible Credit Card Readers for Authorize.net Virtual Point of Sale (VPOS)

Posted January 21, 2015

Photo of MagTek DynamagManaging any POS system without a proper credit card reader (MSR) is inconceivable in today’s retail spaces. Authorize.net’s Virtual Point of Sale (VPOS) is one of the leading POS applications today and like any software, is compatible with a specific set of card readers to ensure data is safely encrypted and processed.

The following is a list of current Virtual Point of Sale (VPOS) supported card readers that will keep transactions quick and secure.

For assistance finding the right POS hardware for your business needs, contact us at BarcodesInc.


APG 2015 Cash Drawer Solutions Overview

Posted January 20, 2015

As a leading global manufacturer and provider of cash drawers, APG has one of the most  rigorous manufacturing processes to ensure their cash drawers are rugged enough to handle the challenges of daily use and beyond. With a wide range of models and options to choose from, APG has solutions to meet the needs of fixed, mobile, and tablet applications.


Honeywell Announces Three New Series of Voyager Barcode Scanners

Posted January 15, 2015

New Honeywell voyager barcode scannersHoneywell has unveiled an innovative new suite of Voyager scanners, designed to empower retailers to better connect with customers and minimize checkout time, at the National Retail Federation’s (NRF) Big Show opening.

Enriching the Customer Experience: Scanners Drive Efficiency at POS and Beyond
Extending Honeywell’s leadership in engineering scanning solutions for the world’s leading retailers, the four new Voyager scanners are designed with the future of retail in mind, helping to reduce checkout time, speed up loyalty program enrollment and age verification, and unlock the full potential of the customer’s mobile shopping experience. The new solutions include: Continue reading »


Code Launches New CR5000 Presentation Scanner

Posted January 14, 2015

cr5000Code has announced the launch of their new Code Reader 5000 (CR5000) at the National Retail Federation’s Annual Convention. This high-performance barcode reader improves retail operations by streamlining data collection with breakthrough technology.

Built for versatility, the CR5000 is a compact, durable presentation barcode reader with flexible decoding capabilities. With a wide field of view and patented dual-field optics, it quickly reads 1D, 2D and postal barcodes from a variety of surfaces, including food packages, driver licenses, and mobile phone screens. An array of communication options extends the flexibility of the CR5000 by making it easy to interface with a wide range of hosts, including mobile POS devices.

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Citizen’s New CL-E700 Series Mid-Range Barcode Printer

Posted January 14, 2015

cl-e700Citizen’s CL-E700 mid-range barcode printer extends an already impressive line of high quality, durable and extremely functional products in the mid-range printing category. Carrying many best in class benefits the CL-S700 series, the CL-E700 provides the expected ease-of-use, top loading access and advanced feature set for all businesses ranging from small office uses to enterprise level installations.

The new CL-E700 family bridges the gap between the desktop printer range and the highly functional industrial printer classes by providing mid-range functionality at an extreme value based position. The CL-E700 product family, lead by the first model offered, the CL-E720 provides full 8″ OD roll size, full metal mechanism, advanced print speeds of up to 8 inches per second, various sensor capabilities including ribbon low, and valuable integration tools for remote management of the product via the intuitive LinkServer technology.

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How to pair the Star TSP650II BTi receipt printer with an Apple iPad

Posted January 13, 2015

One of the most common applications for iPads beyond general consumer use has been as a POS terminal. Their low cost and the host of POS applications available for them makes the iPad a perfect solution for many small business looking for an affordable option to process transactions.

Almost every iPad based POS system requires a dedicated printer to create receipts for each transaction. . Star’s TSP650II BTi is one of the most commonly purchased for iPad systems due to their easy integration and high quality print results. See how simple it is to get up and printing receipts on your iPad in the following video.


CognitiveTPG Debuts Bluetooth Enabled A799II and DLXi for Mobile Printing

Posted January 9, 2015

2015-01-09_1008CognitiveTPG is expanding its line of mobile printing options with the entrance of its industry proven POS Receipt printers and Barcode Label printers enabled with Bluetooth connectivity.

Integrating the Bluetooth technology into the A799II POS and DLXi Label printers allows customers to connect to a Bluetooth enabled host such as a tablet, smart phone or mobile computer.  The A799II and DLXi Bluetooth enabled printers pair with Windows and Android platforms, and iOS coming soon.

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