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The Datalogic Kyman Line Comes To An End

Posted November 7, 2012

Datalogic Kyman Mobile ComputerAfter many years of great success and results, Datalogic is now announcing the worldwide obsolescence of the Kyman mobile computer product line, due to electronic component availability. This will apply to all
special versions of the Kyman mobile computer as well.

The new Falcon X3 mobile computer delivers the ultimate in ruggedness, ergonomics, computing and data capture technologies and a perfect replacement for the Kyman.

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Citizen Introduces the CL-S6621 – The World’s Smallest 6-inch Label Printer

Posted November 6, 2012

Citizen has launched the CL-S6621, the smallest 6-inch label printer on the market, saving valuable desk space for customers as well as offering a range of powerful features. The CL-S6621 is a remarkable 60% smaller than the next largest 6-inch printer, and half the price, making it not only the smallest but also the best priced 6-inch printer on the market.

The CL-S6621 is a 6-inch version of the successful CL-S621, bridging the gap between 4 and 8-inch printers and enhancing the highly successful range of Citizen industrial desktops that combine robustness with high performance. The printer is packed with technology that boosts print quality and reliability, including the ARCP automatic tension system that enables clearer prints. The CL-S6621 also incorporates Citizen’s Hi-Lift Mechanism, which enables precision printing and, along with an ergonomic paper lifter, easier media loading.

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Epson TM-T88V Awarded Japanese 2012 Good Design Award

Posted November 5, 2012

Epson has announced that its TM-T88V printer has been recognized in the Japanese 2012 Good Design Awards. The Epson receipt printer was commended for their contributions to lifestyle enriching design.

This compact receipt printer contains built-in POS terminal functions, and can be easily incorporated into small POS systems. This product, which was created with an eye to retailers using a cloud-based system, allows web printing and direct control of touch panels, barcode scanners, etc.

Judges’ comments: Displays and barcode scanners are important elements of POS systems in addition to the terminals and the printers. It’s essential for such products to be easy to use from the standpoint of both the retailer and the systems integrator, and must fit into retail environments of all types. We highly evaluate the way in which this product fulfills such requirements with a utilitarian, universal shape that efficiently combines two blocks into a single unit. Despite the difficulty in dealing with the two-block resin components, the product achieves a high level of design that includes attention to detail and a feeling of high precision.

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7 Tools Every Delivery Restaurant Needs

Posted November 2, 2012

When you add delivery service to your restaurant business, you’ve added a new level of complexity to manage. The right technology can help you keep control of your delivery operation – and make it more profitable. While ordinary restaurant point-of-sale systems fall short in this area, most specialized point-of-sale systems have made delivery management a priority. Here’s what to look for when evaluating the delivery features in a point-of-sale system.

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The New Trimble Yuma 2 Rugged Tablet Computer

Posted November 1, 2012

Trimble introduced the Yuma 2 rugged tablet computer-a powerful mobile computing solution that provides full office capabilities in the field for construction, transportation, public safety, field service, forestry, utilities, mapping, insurance and any other outdoor or service-related industry.

The Yuma 2 offers a 7-inch capacitive multi-touch screen in an easy-to-hold form factor that measures 6.3 inches x 9.6 inches, and weighs less than three pounds. Featuring new display technology for even clearer readability in direct sunlight, the Yuma 2 can be used by mobile workers in the brightest outdoor conditions. The 3.75G dual-mode cellular data capability enables connectivity anywhere GSM or CDMA cellular networks are available.

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Socket Releases the SoMo 655 SDK

Posted October 31, 2012

Socket SoMo 655 Mobile ComputerSocket has released the SoMo 655 SDK, offering developers control over several unique hardware features of the SoMo 655 handheld computer. The SDK(Software Development Kit) provides flexible control via Application Programming Interfaces so developers can optimize hardware features of the SoMo 655 for their specific application and end user environment.

Controllable hardware features supported by the SDK include:

  • WLAN and Bluetooth wireless radios
  • Socket Mobile CompactFlash barcode, RFID, and magnetic stripe readers
  • Touch screen / backlight
  • CompactFlash I/O and microSD slot management
  • Audio, visual (LEDs), and vibrate notifications
  • Audio volume and microphone
  • Bottom connector pin-outs
  • Power management / monitoring

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Intermec Introduces the New CK3X and CK3R Mobile Computers

Posted October 30, 2012


CK3X and CK3R Deliver Industry-Leading Performance, Best-in-Class Battery Life and an Easy Migration Option from Intermec’s Popular CK3B

Intermec has announced the Next Generation CK3 Series of rugged mobile computers, offering one of the industry’s highest performing mobile computing options to date. For use in distribution center, manufacturing and retail operations, the CK3 Next Generation Series is comprised of two models – the CK3X and CK3R – which utilize a 1GHZ OMAP architecture to optimize workforce performance through industry-leading battery life, enhanced barcode scanning, superior device health monitoring and broad compliance for emerging industry standards such as HTML5.

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The New Zebra Z-Band Ultrasoft Wristbands

Posted October 29, 2012

With Zebra’s new patent-pending Z-Band UltraSoft direct thermal adhesive wristband, healthcare providers can take a softer approach to patient identification.

Featuring a soft, flexible polypropylene and vinyl material, Z-Band UltraSoft is the softest direct thermal wristband in the market. Z-Band UltraSoft also offers excellent resistance to most hand sanitizers, supporting patient safety by insuring readable text and scannable barcodes for up to 14 days. Z-Band UltraSoft is being positioned as Zebra’s premium adhesive-closure wristband.

Z-Band UltraSoft is available in a cartridge for the HC100 printer in several size. For more details on the new Z-Band UltraSoft, contact us at BarcodesInc.


Honeywell’s Dolphin 70e Black New Rugged Enterprise Hybrid Device

Posted October 26, 2012

Honeywell’s New Rugged Enterprise Hybrid Device Brings Smart Phone Looks, Ease of Use to Field Professionals, Logistics, Health Care and Retail Workers

  • Pocket-Sized Device Scans, Accesses the Internet, Captures Data, and Can Withstand Drops, Dust and Submersion in Water
  • Features Include Ruggedized Design,  up to 12-Hours Battery Life, Enterprise-Grade Area-Imager for Scanning Barcodes

Consumer smart phones don’t last long in many field-based work environments – not because service contracts are too short, but because the phones aren’t tough enough to withstand drops on concrete, lack adequate battery life or don’t have enterprise scanning capabilities. Today’s mobile workers have a new option: Honeywell’s first-ever rugged Enterprise Hybrid Device , the Dolphin 70e Black.

The rugged smart device was created for traditional auto-identification and data capture customers who want something sleeker and lighter than a typical AIDC industrial device, but need something tougher than a consumer-grade phone. The Dolphin 70e Black is targeted to meet the needs of the growing mobile workforce, which is projected to reach 1.3 billion by 2015.

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Add Barcode Scanning to Your Apple iPad, iPhone, or iPod with Socket

Posted October 25, 2012

Smartphones and tablets have become commonplace in all business types. They offer advanced computing and wireless connectivity on the go whenever and wherever its needed. While they offer a lot of functionality to the average consumer, these devices can also be used in more professional settings to manage inventory, conduct sales, or track a customer base. Adding the ability to read barcodes to your iPad or iPhone can quickly turn it into a data collecting tool you can use for  a wide range of applications.

While there are many apps out there that turn the camera on your device into a barcode scanner, most users find that these apps are not able to keep up with consistent and volume of scanning an enterprise application requires. This is where the Socket line of cordless scanners are the perfect solution for any iOS device.

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