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Happy Holidays from Barcodes, Inc

Posted December 24, 2015

As we gather with our loved ones this holiday season, all of us at Barcodes, Inc want to thank you for a wonderful 2015 and wish you a Merry Christmas.

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Datalogic’s New PowerScan PBT9500-DPM EVO Rugged Imager

Posted December 15, 2015

Datalogic PowerScan PBT9500-DPM ScannerDatalogic has recently announced that the PowerScan PBT9500-DPM Evo rugged handheld imager is now available.

The PowerScan DPM family is relying on the new enhanced Datalogic DPM decoding software and new electronics for improved results when scanning standard barcodes as well as bar codes marked with DPM (Direct Part Marking) technology.

Direct Part Marking is a process that allows users to imprint a bar code directly on an item instead of printing the code on a paper label. Different technologies are available to directly mark objects: laser/chemical etching, dot peening and ink jet printing. Each of these methods has specific advantages and disadvantages in terms of durability, cost and ease of reading. The PowerScan PBT9500-DPM Evo reader is a cordless rugged handheld area imager specifically addressed and capable of reading codes marked with DPM.

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Setting Up Your Star WiFi Power Pack with an iPad

Posted December 14, 2015

The WiFi Power Pack is designed to make any Star LAN interface printer “wireless” in a cost effective way without a lot of messy cables. This, in turn, enables the Star printer using the WiFi Power Pack to connect with tablets, smart phones and other portable electronic wireless devices.

This video tutorial will guide you to get your Wi-Fi Power Pack and iPad communicating in a few simple steps.


MicroHAWK: Microscan’s Smallest Industrial Barcode Reader

Posted December 9, 2015

microhawkMini is now micro. Ease of use is now intuitive. Performance is now available in any configuration.

Microscan’s MicroHAWK industrial fixed barcode readers pack incredible decoding power inside a micro form factor. Despite unpredictable print issues, scratches, or obstructions, Microscan’s advanced X-Mode decoding algorithms render damaged symbols readable. MicroHAWK also utilizes the latest in processing technology to ensure that codes can be read at incredible speeds, so you can break records for operational efficiency and break away from the competition.

Built on the highest-performance imaging engine in its class, MicroHAWK offers an array of modular hardware options to take on any decoding task in three micro-form-factor readers. No software to install, no compatibility obstacles, no experience needed. Just plug in and open a browser.

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Star’s mPOP Now Integrated with Many Point of Sale Applications

Posted December 7, 2015

With Star’s latest release of its mPOP, Mobile Point of Purchase Solution, the first dedicated hybrid peripheral for tablet and mobile device based POS systems, industry leading POS software providers have shown keen interest in integrating this solution into their offering.

This compact and sleek ‘printer and cash drawer combined’ peripheral is the perfect solution for many retailers who are embracing the new era of electronic payment. Less cash usage allows smaller peripherals, like the mPOP, to be used at many stores’ point of sale.

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Seagull Updates Printer Drivers Version 7.3.8

Posted December 4, 2015

Seagull BarTender Professional 10.1 Barcode SoftwareThe latest version of Seagull’s true Windows printer drivers adds support for more than 65 printers from 20 manufacturers, including the SATO CL6NX and the Markem-Imaje CimJet series. It also adds a new feature to set the real-time clock on a wide variety of printers. Seagull’d drivers help provide the best performance from your printer and Bartender software.

The Version 7.3.8 drivers are available directly from Seagull Scientific’s driver download page

New Features:

New feature to set the real-time clock. The clock may be set on demand, or the current time may be updated with each print job, to ensure the printer’s time is always synchronized with the computer. This is supported for all manufacturers which have a command to set the real time clock, including Avery, cab, DPL, EPL, EZPL, Intermec Direct Protocol, PPLA, PPLB, SATO, Toshiba TEC, TSPL, and ZPL.

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Zebra Labels for Any Application

Posted December 3, 2015

Label printing isn’t rocket science by any means but knowing what label to use for your specific application can be challenge at first. Zebra has been the leading manufacturer of printers and labels with a wide range of offerings to meet the needs of any environment from very short term temporary shipping labels to rugged, outdoor asset labeling.

Following these simple guidelines it’ll be easy to determine which type of label you need and the most suitable Zebra options.

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Future-Proof Scanning with Honeywell’s Voyager 1450g

Posted December 1, 2015

With the ever growing use of 2D barcodes in couponing and mobile advertising, more and more retailers are finding a need to embrace 2D Imagers in their checkout process. Being able to easily read barcodes from a smartphone screen or capture customer data from a driver’s license can greatly improve the customer experience and help generate repeat business.

Beyond retail applications, many government regulations and supplier mandates are requiring the use of 2D barcodes due to their ability to store more data. Enterprises are also looking to leverage emerging trends that require area-imaging technology, today or in the near future, without the need to purchase additional scanning hardware, or settle for reduced scanning performance.

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Barcodes, Inc Lends a Hand for The Greater Chicago Food Depository’s 1 City, 1 Food Drive

Posted November 20, 2015

fooddriveAbout 1 out of every 6 Chicagoans will use meal programs this year – that’s 812,100 people or 232,100 households! The Greater Chicago Food Depository’s largest event (1 City, 1 Food Drive) strives to make sure ‘No One Goes Hungry’ this holiday season by offering drop-off locations in the Chicago area.

Barcodes, Inc has rallied together and collected approximately 600 pounds of food during this Thanksgiving Food Drive – making it the largest contributor for our drop-off location and really shows how small acts of kindness can make a big difference.

The giving does not have to end here. If you would like to support the Food Depository Food Drive please visit their website at How To Help.


Zebra’s CS4070 the Ideal Companion Scanner for Tablets and Smartphones

Posted November 18, 2015

CS4070SR_Merchandising_310-800x600Whether your workers are in retail or field service, field sales or transportation and logistics, the new features in the Zebra CS4070 make it easier than ever to scan, with a hassle-free constant Bluetooth connection to laptops and tablets, plus the ability to format your data, your way, to meet any application requirement.

The CS4070 is the perfect companion scanner solution to seamlessly integrate with virtually any line of business application.

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