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Get Your Mobile Operating System Enterprise Ready with Honeywell!

Posted September 18, 2018

Are You Ready to Move to 4G and Android?

The end of 2G and 3G support is near, this will present an issue for current devices on cellular coverage. It is time to make your mobile devices enterprise ready for your mobile workers with Honeywell.

Migrating to LTE features:

  • Better coverage
  • Increased productivity, security, and efficiency
  • Shorter Latency Times
  • Modern devices to increase performance

How Honeywell Helps: Honeywell-support

Honeywell is strongly committed to cyber-security and the Android Lifecycle management. To aid enterprise customers restrict access through the use of a Mobile Device Management or on their Honeywell Enterprise Launcher app. Removing the user’s ability to install or run unauthorized apps makes the system far less vulnerable to security exploits caused by user actions. Additionally, to aid in the lifecycle management, they offer a program to provide patches for security vulnerabilities applicable to the supported operating system for 2+ years after Google security patch support ends to close the gap in support coverage.

Barcodes and Honeywell can help you get your systems ready to go and increase your efficiency and productivity in your daily operation. Contact us at 1-877-877-9613 or email at ltemigration@barcodesinc.com to see how we can help you with the best solution in your workforce.

 


Ways To Save Money on Consumables

Posted September 11, 2018

Let’s be honest, barcode printers are not cheap. When you spend money on a printer, you also have to think about the consumables. Some printers require ribbons and all printers require labels or reciepts so how do you save on that?

Barcodes, Inc. can help:

  1. Join our Sign Up & Save Program– If you know the amount of labels and ribbons you need every month, find out how you can save money on purchasing consumables from us in a weekly, monthly, or quarterly cycle.
  2. Use the right labels with the printer – avoid printer jams and won’t need to mess up new labels
  3. Going on right now, save 10% on all consumables on our site with code: SPL10

Shop Top Consumables

Contact us and find out how you can save on your consumables, we can help you find the consumables you need and give your the ROI you are looking for.

*10% OFF all consumables is available on Barcodesinc.com on all orders over $200. This offer cannot be combined with other offers, promotions, or discounts. Offer cannot be applied to existing quotes. Online use only. Valid through 9/12/2018 at 11:59 pm EST.

From Windows to Android: Time for a New Game Plan

Posted July 31, 2018

The well-traveled path is coming to an end and how is your business preparing for it?

Since 2010, enterprises have bought more than 15 million mobile units and 99 percent is with a Windows-Embedded OS. Microsoft has announced the dissolution of Windows Mobile OS Development and support will be coming to an end. Check out the table below for the Microsoft end of support timeline.

Enterprise customers are taking this opportunity to re-architect and modernize their mobile applications and solutions. Now is the time to take action! Overall, migrating from Windows to Android can improve user experience, applications, management, security, cross-platforms, and the incorporation of business analytics.

If you have any of the current devices below, follow the recommended transition to the new Android Platform and see how your modernized workforce provides better efficiency, productivity, and security.

TC56 is the next evolution in enterprise touch computing with the ultimate scanning performance has:

  • Maximum 5 in. display size
  • Ultimate scanning performance 1D & 2D codes
  • Automatically capture and process documents
  • Rugged and ready for business
  • Power Precision+ Battery for power and manageability

 

 

 

 

TC75x Maximum data entry with a more robust enterprise OS which also includes:

  • SimulScan Document Capture allowing easy capture for barcodes, images, and signatures
  • Superior audio quality and functionality
  • Robust and rugged for all day use
  • Lightning fast capture of 1D & 2D barcodes
  • Best in field service

 


What You Need to Know About California Prop 65 And How We Can Help!

Posted July 24, 2018

What is California Prop 65?warning

  1. Prop 65 is a proposition that requires all businesses to provide a clear and reasonable warning before exposing individuals in California to any chemical listed by the state for its potential to cause cancer or reproduce toxicity.
  2. The warning must name at least one of the chemicals for which the warning is being provided
  3. Specify the chemicals which is known to cause cancer or reproductive harm
  4. Include a triangular symbol (available for download here) to the left of the warning and the word “WARNING” in all capital letters and bold type
  5. New regulations go into effect August 30, 2018
  6. If a business is found to be in violation of Proposition 65, a court may order the business to stop committing the violation. The business is also subject to civil penalties of up to $2,500 per day for each violation.

Compliance with Prop 65 can be challenging given the complexity of the new requirements, but the best way to manage your company’s Prop 65 liability is to minimize the risk of being sued in the first place.

How Barcodes, Inc. Can Help:

We have the printers, labels and the label software that you need to either print your own Prop 65 warning labels or purchase pre-printed labels and allow us to do the work for you. Click on any of the images to lead you to the products that can help you get in compliance with Prop 65.

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Epson TM-C3500                                DP-1                                   Consumables                  BarTender Label Software
123 Color Printer

Feel free to contact us if you have any more questions or need a quote for any of the above.

 


Tech Tip Tuesday – Modernizing Your Warehouse with Zebra

Posted July 17, 2018

It’s hard to keep up with business when yesterday’s device weren’t made for today’s demands.

E-commerce is booming- Competition is Increasing – Delivery times are demanding
Today’s worker can use a more modern interface, it can provide faster performance, increased productivity, and workforce agility.

Barcodes can help you find newer device, provide better support, and secure operations to let nothing stop your business.

Click the presentation icon below and find out how Barcodes, Inc. and Zebra can give you the edge that you need to keep up with business today and beat out the rest of the competitions!

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Tech Tip Tuesday: 2D Barcodes The Advantages of Adding a New Dimension – Ebook

Posted July 10, 2018

Barcodes can be found on everything from consumer goods, mailing labels, coupons, driver licenses, airline, train, or concert tickets. They convey complex data in a compact machine readable format. As technology advances, so has barcodes adding on a new dimension allows businesses to store more information on their products.

2D barcodes store data both vertically and horizontally unlike the average 1D barcode. In a smaller space, they can hold much more data than just 1D codes.

The Advantages of 2D Barcodes In the Warehouse:

  1. Streamline Shipping and Recieving with quick scans in any direction
  2. Boost Pick and Pack with 2D barcodes and scanners- an increased in speed and accuracy in your daily operation
  3. Track and Trace Components with 2D barcodes which can hold much more information such as serial and lot numbers, plant location, date, and more!
  4. Increase Efficiency and Productivity

Read this ebook to learn how 2D barcodes can help you and your business run more efficiently and increase accuracy in the warehouse.

Let us know if you have any questions and speak with our barcodes experts to help you find the solution that best fit your business.

Click on the icon below to view ebook!


Tech Tip Tuesday- Mobile Computing 101

Posted June 19, 2018

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Enterprises have adopted mobile computing as the new force to reshape the workplace. Equipped with mobile devices, employees are not tethered to a desk or a workstation. They have the ability to enter data. access information, collaborate with colleagues, and provide personalized service to customers, wherever and whenever it’s needed the most.

The benefits of perfect mobility deployment:

A carefully designed mobile computing solution will provide significant ROI for your enterprise:

Greater Efficiency and Productivity
Employees will be able to do their jobs more quickly and easily, resulting in greater productivity and efficiency in a shift.

Accuracy
Without the need or paper records or manual keying data at a workstation, accuracy will improve you to gain visibility into operations.

Improved Workflows
Streamlined processes made possible by mobile computing solutions will mean better customer service, with fewer delays and errors.

Reduced Training Time
Spend less time training overall with enterprise- grade devices with longer support life cycles.

Check out the different forms of mobile devices that we have available. Selecting the right device can lead to a greater ROI by maximizing opportunities for increased productivity, efficiency, and accuracy.

T                Tablets                            Mobile Computer                      Vehicle Mounted                        Wearables
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Is your business getting all the advantages of a mobility solution tailored to the unique needs of your business? Contact our dedicated account managers to learn more.

Read more about mobile computing, click on this link provided that will take you to our ebook on Mobile Computing 101.

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Tech Tip Tuesday: Connectivity

Posted May 29, 2018

With all the different type of barcode scanners available, it is important to choose the right scanner with the right connection. Whether you are purchasing a new scanner or repurchasing a scanner that you have used before it is always important to check the barcode scanner cable to make sure it works with your system.

The most common connection is the USB, but if USB port is not available, that’s when you have to check what kind of connection you should use.

Below are a few of the common cables and their connection ports for scanners used with a PC.

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AirTrack S1  (1D)                                           Honeywell Granit 1980i (2D)                                        Xenon 1900 (2D) 

With all the options available for barcode scanners today, it is important to find the right device for your business needs. Knowing what type of connection you need saves you time on finding the scanner that you want. If you are having troubles or have additional questions, feel free to give our scanner experts a call. We will be happy to help!

 


Tech Tip Tuesday: Mobile Printers and Zebra ZQ300 Announcement

Posted May 22, 2018

To maximize productivity, workers need mobility to better serve your customers. Put a mobile barcode printer in your operation for greater efficiency and productivity in any application.

Mobile Barcode Printers are the perfect solution for printing on the go. It can create high quality labels or receipts in any environment, indoors and out. These printers can boost your operation’s productivity through their high quality printing, long hour battery to make it through a full shift, and many convenient charging accessories for longer printer uptime. Connect it to a mobile computer, tablet, or smartphone through Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, or a USB connection and be able to print and scan. Avoid the downtime and cost, check out some of the popular mobile printers below.

Mobile Printer

 

Zebra QLn 220                           Intermec PB22                   Citizen CMP-30                            Printek FP530

 

zq310Additionally, replacing the iMZ Series of Zebra Mobile Printers comes the ZQ300 Series, ZQ310. It is the next generation of the mid-tier mobile printer with major enhancements including class- leading battery and power technologies, outlasting, faster wireless connections and two models to meet specific needs. Perfect for printing receipt paper or barcode labels in retail.

If you have any questions regarding mobile printers please contact our dedicated account managers and we will be happy to help.

 


Tech Tip Tuesday: Make the Move to 4G LTE

Posted May 15, 2018

As coverage is coming to an end for 2G and 3G in December of 2019, companies are shifting their focus to 4G LTE.

It is time to make the switch to save on time and enjoy the reliability of coverage and connectivity of LTE and Zebra Android technology. And as a bonus to help make the transition easier. Zebra offers you a way to maximize the use of your old devices, trade in devices with a 2″ screen or larger (including Zebra and competitively branded devices) and purchase a TC56 (up to $75) or TC75x (up to $100) and Zebra will rebate each purchased device to help with the shift to 4G LTE.

Benefits of Migrating to LTE

  • Greater coverage
  • Increased Reliability
  • 10x data speed of 3G
  • Shorter Latency Times
  • Simultaneous voice + data
  • Better voice quality on VoLTE than 3G
  • Continuation of service via a SIM card
  • Work-boosting modern devices

TC56

  • Maximum Display Size- 5 in display offers easy and flexible touch
  • Ultimate Scanning Performance- 1D and 2D capabilities
  • Rugged and Ready for business
  • Android 6.0 Marshmallow
  • Snapdragon 650 64-bit hexa-core 1.8GHz ARM

TC75x

  • 4.7 inch display
  • Maximum data entry flexibility to read 1D and 2D barcodes
  • Rugged for all day use out in the field
  • Boost efficiency in asset management, parts inventory, proof of delivery, and order automation

If you have any questions or need additional information please contact us at ltemigration@barcodesinc.com or call us at 866-349-5964 to see if you are eligible to make the switch. Shift into 4G LTE and see you at the finish line.

 

 


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