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Zebra DS9900 Corded Barcode Scanner

Posted October 11, 2019
Zebra DS9900 barcode scanner boost productivity at the checkout lines in retail store.

Experience the difference with Zebra’s DS9900 barcode scanners. Boost productivity, maximize uptime, and accuracy in your checkout lines. Capable to scan 1D, 2D and Digimarc barcodes. Switch between handheld or hands-free mode that makes it easy to use no matter the application.

Today’s shoppers want shorter lines, speedy transactions, and attentive service for a great customer experience. Let the Zebra DS9900 barcode scanners get your store to the next level. Superior performance scanning speed with the widest field of view in its class to capture all the barcodes for check out keeps the line moving. Whether you need to scan barcodes or RFID tags, there’s a configuration for you. Ideal in applications in retail and hospitality industries, contact Barcodes to see how the DS9900 barcode scanner can help you optimize productivity and efficiency in point of sale

Features:

  • Decode 1D, 2D, OCR, Digimarc barcodes
  • Doubles as a document scanner
  • Multi- Code Data Formatting, scan multiple barcodes with a single trigger
  • Handheld or Handsfree presentation mode
  • Optional driver license parsing

Improving Automation for Manufacturers & Distributors

Posted October 9, 2019
Exclusive Webinar Improving Automation and Efficiency for Manufacturers and Distributors

Oct. 30, 2019 11:00 AM (Central Time U.S and Canada)

Register for Barcodes free webinar on Improving Automation and Efficiency in your warehouse

Join Barcodes, Smart Label Solutions, and Impinj to learn about key market factors and technologies impacting the landscape of the connected supply chain. Hear how investments in supply chain automation improve visibility to materials, work in process, items in transit; speed up dock door processes; manage valuable RTIs and more.

Key takeaways include: 

  1. Retailers are increasing pressure on manufacturers and distributors to develop smarter supply chains
  2. Manufacturers and distributors need to provide better visibility of goods and assets in transition
  3. Efficiency gains enabled by even modest investments in process automation and supply chain transparency drive significant return on investment

By registering, you submit your information to Barcodes, who will use it to communicate with you regarding this event and other services.

Barcodes Group Announces Acquisition of Emkat

Posted October 8, 2019
Emkat, a Barcodes Group Company

Emkat Acquired by Barcodes Group

Press Release

Barcodes Group is pleased to announce the acquisition of Minneapolis based company, Emkat, a hardware integration company focused on delivering innovative solutions for mobile computing and barcode devices. This is the fifth acquisition made by Barcodes Group following its partnership with Odyssey Investment Partners. Terms of the acquisition were not disclosed.

“We are excited to grow the Barcodes team with the talented individuals of Emkat,” said Barcodes Group President & CEO Dan Nettesheim. “Together, we will leverage our expanding capabilities and comprehensive solutions for an enhanced customer experience. We look forward to supporting the Emkat team’s growth with our robust infrastructure.”

Chris Kane, owner of Emkat, said, “With the growth in the healthcare vertical, aligning with Barcodes Inc will allow for increased capabilities and offerings to our diverse healthcare clients. We are proud of the reputation we have built over 20 years since inception and look forward to building upon this success with Barcode Inc.”

Brad Kieley, Emkat’s Chief Executive Officer, stated of the acquisition, “We are excited to partner with the leader in our industry. We view this as incredibly positive for our customers, staff, vendors, and strategic software partnerships. We are so thankful to all who have helped us to grow along the way and are confident this new strategy will enhance our solutions, and give our customers added resources, systems, and capabilities.”

About Barcodes Group: Barcodes Group, headquartered in Chicago, IL and with corporate over across the U.S., Canada, and Europe, is a leading information technology solution provider with more than a 25-year history of providing products and services to automate businesses. The Company’s data capture products, which include barcoding, RFID, mobile, people identification, and wireless networking devices, and integration and managed services enable customers to improve productivity and profitability in their businesses. Barcodes has partnered with Odyssey Investment Partners to leverage their private equity capital and experience to drive strategic growth.

For more information contact:

USA:

Lorna Malja, Marketing Manager [email protected] Phone: 1-312-582-4893

Visit Barcodes at IACP Annual Conference & Exposition

Posted October 2, 2019
Join Barcodes at the IACP Annual Conference and Exposition to check out our data collection solutions.

Visit Barcodes at IACP Annual Conference & Exposition! The Largest gathering of law enforcement leaders in the world!

Join us at Booth 5206

McCormick Place • Chicago, IL • October 27-29

The 126th IACP Annual Conference and Exposition is here!

Since 1893, the IACP has been shaping the law enforcement profession. The IACP Annual Conference and Exposition has been the foundation, providing leaders with new strategies, techniques, tools, and resources that they need to navigate the evolving police environment.

Check out our tough, portable, and extremely reliable mobile capturing and printing devices that can handle wide variety of citations, tickets, reports, and labels for any scenario. Create document necessary on the spot to enhanced field efficiency and help reduce errors and cost.

Don’t miss out on the opportunity learn how Barcodes can help on data collection solutions to evidence tracking, e-citation, RFID, mobility, and more! Join us at Booth 5206!

Sworn officers, first responders, and civilian employees of public safety and government agencies and members of the armed forces can register for complimentary access to the Exposition Hall.

We’ll be raffling off a few prizes everyday so don’t miss out!

Why Choose a Rugged Tablet?

Posted October 1, 2019
Unitech TB85 rugged tablet increases productivity and efficiency in warehouse operations.
  1. Extra durability and lifespan on the field
  2. Expand your field of mobility
  3. Increase productivity and insights
  4. Workflow visibility
  5. Data collection made easy

Rugged tablets are excellent for use out in the warehouse or out on the field. It is light and portable but possesses the power and strength of a laptop for you to access all your applications and gain visibility on your work tasks. They are engineered to be rugged which gives them a longer lifespan than regular consumer tablets and are the ultimate companion for mobility workers. Finding a powerful yet affordable rugged tablet for your daily operations gets your return on investment faster.

A great option is the Unitech TB85 rugged tablet, it offers a cost-conscious  and dynamic choice for your everyday operations. The TB85 is an 8-inch rugged tablet that features a durable design and runs on the Android 8.0 operating system. Google Mobile Services (GMS) allows updates to Google apps and optimizes the device for efficiency. Engineered to be flexible, tough, and extremely versatile, this powerful tablet has all you need for your daily operations. Ideal for real time inventory and stock management, mobile payment processing, asset and inventory tracking, work flow management, and data collection application use.

Its robust Android 8.0 operating platform creates an intuitive user experience and the most up- to-date security updates. Along with dependable cellular service with AT&T and T-Mobile 4G LTE, you can communicate with your team, customers, and obtain logistics and performance insights in real-time on the go. Increase productivity with your workers in any environment and make your operations smarter with rugged devices. Meet customer demands faster while lowering costs for your business with Unitech’s TB85 rugged tablet.

Unitech TB85 Rugged tablet is durable to be used in harsh environment for on to go data collection.

Features:

  • 8 -inch display with Gorilla Glass 3
  • Android 8.0 operating system with Octa-core CPU
  • 32GB internal storage and 4GB of memory
  • Google Mobile Services (GMS)
  • Connectivity: 4G/LTE, WLAN 80211 a/b/g/n/ac and NFC
  • Touch panel with glove operation support
  • IP67 rated with 4-foot drop spec
  • Optional: 2D engine module for scanning barcodes

Contact Barcodes if you would like to learn more about the Unitech TB85 rugged tablet and see how it can increase your efficiency in your daily operations.

Barcodes at the Corporate Fitness Challenge

Posted October 1, 2019

One event , three courses, and a whole lot of fun. Barcodes joined the corporate fitness challenge this year. It was a great team- building event! And we are looking forward to participating in the next challenge.

Look at how much fun we had at the Corporate Fitness Challenge!

Barcodes, Inc at the Corporate Fitness Challenge
Barcodes team at the Corporate Fitness Challenge

Mobile Computer Solutions for the Warehouse & Distribution Center

Posted September 30, 2019
Honeywell EDA60K mobile computer have fast data capturing technology to keep inventory count up to date.

When it comes to warehouse management, mobile technologies gives great accessibility to support items as it makes its way through the warehouse. Studies have shown that operations are greatly enhanced by mobile technology, where hand-held devices allow employees to include additional data and instructions greatly improving productivity and accuracy in the warehouse. From receiving, picking, locating, to shipping, it gives visibility as inventory and products can be tracked as it makes its way through the warehouse. Increase productivity and efficiency with the Honeywell ScanPal EDA51 and EDA60K mobile computer. Built on the Android platform, it offers the perfect combination for data input and increase productivity for inventory management and logistics workflows.

Increase efficiency with Honeywell EDA60K mobile computer for real time data visibility.

Features:

  • Powerful future-ready platform Android 7.1 (Nougat) operating system
  • Powerful scan engine to scan both 1D and 2D barcodes
  • Sleek, modern and rugged design with IP64 seal against dust and water spray
  • Dual- band Wi-fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.1 connectivity
  • 4 Inch touchscreen and 30- key numeric keypad for data input
  • Preloaded Honeywell Enterprise Client pack (Honeywell Enterprise Terminal Emulator, Browser, and Launcher) Choose from pre-licensed SKU or 60 day trial.

From the warehouse to retail and service businesses, increase productivity and fulfill omni-channel demands with the Honeywell ScanPal EDA51. Enable mobile workforce with technology that will help get more done in less time and offer better customer experience that helps your business get the edge you need to compete. Ideal for applications that supports retail, direct store delivery, pickup, and field service. Engineered for easy data capture with integrated scanner and 5 inch display where it allows plenty of information for your interaction. Workers can scan packages, document workflows, capture signatures upon delivery in one single device.

Enhance productivity with Honeywell EDA51 for mobile workers.

Features:

  • Lightweight and pocketable design that is still rugged for tough service environments.
  • Android 8.1 (Oreo) operating system
  • Superior imager that can scan 1D and 2D barcodes
  • Powerful 13-megapixel color camera to take pictures for proof of delivery
  • Removable ion battery that can lasts 12 hours built for all day use
  • IEEE 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac, Bluetooth 4.2, NFC, and WWAN Radio connectivity
  • Optional scan handle and battery charger accessories to keep your devices running

Automate tasks, increase data collection accuracy, and visibility with
Honeywell EDA60K and EDA51 mobile computers. Contact Barcodes and find out how Honeywell mobile technologies can help you run an effective warehouse and boost productivity and communication on the go.

Bematech LE1015 Touch Monitor

Posted September 26, 2019

In retail and restaurant industries, touchscreen monitors can provide a wide variety of benefits from ease of use and accessory integration that can make the checkout process faster and easier. From checkout to loyalty and promotions, the touchscreen can provide associates with data on customer preferences to create targeted promotions that increase sales and customer satisfaction. Equip your workers with the right tools to improve your operations, increase profit, and satisfy customers.

Introducing the Bematech LE1015 true flat, bezel free touch monitor that is engineered to meet the requirements of retail and restaurant operations as part of the point of sale solution. An affordable touchscreen that’s built with a 15 inch resistive touchscreen and solid base with extra stability for any fast paced environments. The LE1015 can also support integrated magstripe reader and second LCD customer display to enhance the worker and customer experience.

Enhance customer experience at the checkout line with Bematech LE1015 Touch Monitor.

Features:

  • True-flat, bezel-free design
  • Durable and sturdy base
  • Support 3-Track MSR, VFD, & LCD customer display options
  • Reliable performance
  • Standard DB15 VGA connector
  • Built-in universal power supply
  • Built-in speakers
  • USB touch interface

Benefits:

  • Increase efficiency in checkout line
  • Enhance customer experience
  • Accurate order placement
  • Versatile placement- optional wall mount
  • Cost effective

Increase productivity and customer satisfaction with the Bematech LE1015 Touch Monitor. With touchscreen point of sale technology, workers can have immediate access to all the features needed to ring up sales and process payments. Optimize labor and provide the equipment for associates to handle the demand of your store to help grow your business.

Check out other accessories that can be paired up with the Bematech LE1015 to enhance your point of sale counter.

Improve your point of sale operations with the Bematech cash drawer that is compatible with the LE1015 touch screen.

Pair up with Bematech’s I-150 or I-500 barcode scanner for high speed reading of 1D & 2D barcodes. Which quickly identifies barcodes on products and digital screens for loyalty codes. Along with Bematech’s LR2000 thermal receipt printer that can accelerate the checkout process with fast printing up to 9.8 inches per second. Contact Barcodes and learn more about how the Bematech’s LE1015 touch monitor and other point of sale products can help you enhance your checkout process.

Create Visually Rich ID Membership Cards

Posted September 25, 2019
Fargo DRC1250e ID card printer

When it comes to choosing ID card printers that’s right for your application, you need a printer that is affordable , easy to install, and print. Introducing Fargo’s DTC1250e ID card printer that is the affordable and ideal printing solution for small business, schools, local governments, and offices. Create visually rich corporate or membership IDs for identification and access control. Put it in use to create secure, personalized, membership or ID cards in one single step.

It provides organization with high performance, energy- efficient photo ID printing that supports corporate sustainability initiatives while reducing costs. Certified with up to 53% energy savings and sleep mode while the printer is not in use. The fastest printer in its class to save you time and minimize wait time that adds a level of convenience to easily print what you need.

Built in Swift ID badging application which allows you to create ID badge in seconds without having to install any software. Simple and quick edge-to-edge printing in full color or black and white. Ability to erase and rewrite feature which is ideal for creating temporary ID cards for visitor badges. Enable efficient set up, operation and maintenance of your technology investment with Fargo’s DTC1250e ID Direct to card printer and encoder.

Fargo DTC1250e ID card printer can create rich membership IDs for local businesses.

Features:

  • Single or Dual side printing
  • Card Sizes: CR-80 and CR-79 Adhesive back
  • Dye sublimation/ resin thermal transfer printing
  • 300 dpi resolution
  • Print speed at 16 seconds per card or 225 cards per hour in color
  • Includes embedded Swift ID badging software and Fargo Workbench printer diagnostic software
  • AES-256 encryption on secure network
  • 100 card input capacity
  • Magnetic stripe or smart card encoding (contact/ contactless)

Contact Barcodes to learn more about how Fargo’s DTC1250e ID card printer and how it can meet your security, volume, and identification needs.

Increase Efficiency and Food Safety with SATO FX3 Label Printer

Posted September 24, 2019
Sato FX3 label printer increases efficiency and food safety with accurate labels to date shelf life and tracability.

Face the challenges of food safety with SATO FX3-LX label printer and eliminate the need for time consuming and inefficient processes. Increase labeling efficiency, inventory tracking, and food safety in your daily operations.

The smart, programmable SATO FX3-LX label printer may be used as a desktop or mounted label printer for your food supply chain, print out labels for inventory tracking, food waste, and food safety while saving time on hand written labels. It features a intuitive touch screen, cloud connectivity, and device management on SATO’s rapid application platform so custom applications can be developed quickly and effectively for implementation. Food staffs can gain better insights on shelf life or ingredient labeling by instantly print the dated labels that individual needs.

Features:

  • 7 inch full color touchscreen
  • Wireless connectivity
  • Long lasting battery that allows hours of mobile usage
  • Optional mounting capabilities
  • SATO AEP for application enabled printing that saves you time and resources to create custom printing solutions
  • Easily connect to scanners, scales, keyboards, and more

Watch the video below to learn more about SATO FX3 Label Printer and contact us to learn more!

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