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Evolis’ New Badgy200 Complete ID Card Printing Solution

Posted November 6, 2014

Evolis has recently launched its new Badgy200 complete ID Card printing solution. The new Badgy200 is a simple, easy to use, and complete card printer solution for a wide range of applications. Designed to meet the plastic card printing needs of small to medium enterprises, companies, charities, local government bodies, schools it is perfect for:

  • Employee badges, visitor badges
  • Loyalty cards, gift cards
  • Membership cards
  • Student cards, school ID cards

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Honeywell Transforms Distribution Center Operations with the New Thor CV31 and Wearable Dolphin 70e

Posted November 6, 2014

Intermec Thor CV31 TerminalAs distribution center operators look ahead to stay competitive in 2015 and beyond, Honeywell has announced two new innovative products designed to boost operations – a versatile hands-free wearable solution engineered to drive efficiency, productivity and accuracy inside the four walls of the warehouse, and the Thor CV31 vehicle mount computer, combining the latest computing technology into a compact enclosure that minimizes driver obstruction. Both products will be on display at the 2014 Pack Expo International in Chicago from Nov. 2–5, 2014.

Thor CV31 Vechicle Mount Computer 
Featured at the show is the Thor CV31 vehicle-mount computer. Suited for warehouse operations, the CV31 displays supply chain workflow information in a manner that is easily seen, within reach, yet never in the way.
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BarTender’s New Label Template for EU No 1169/2011 Allergen Labeling Compliance

Posted November 3, 2014

Seagull BarTender 10.1 Barcode SoftwareSeagull Scientific, manufacturer of BarTender labeling software, has announced that it has released a new label template to help food manufacturers and packagers meet the European labeling requirements scheduled to take effect in December 2014.

EU Regulation No 1169/2011 (Food Information to Consumers, or FIC) identifies 14 major categories of allergen that must be emphasized on a product’s ingredient label. The BarTender FIC label template automatically highlights any of the 14 allergens that appear on an ingredient label, enabling easy compliance with the new regulation.

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Datamax-O’Neil Announces H-8308p PCL Thermal Printer

Posted October 29, 2014

Datamax O'Neil H-8308pThe Datamax-O’Neil H-8308p thermal label printer is designed to combine the best features of Datamax-O’Neil’s H-Class and Performance Series thermal-printer models, namely compatibility with the Printer Command Language (PCL) standard for interfacing with enterprise software and databases, media width of 9”/228.6 mm and a print length of 99”/2,515 mm.

The H-8308p can improve operational capabilities in the most demanding industrial label printing applications.

The H-8308p is also highly adaptive and one of the only models that can provide the wide range of data typically found in laser printers—as required by Managed Print Services—but at improved efficiencies, especially when used in high-speed or high-coverage applications. Additionally, Datamax-O’Neil has engineered the H-8308p thermal printer to feature an embedded open-source Linux operating system and HP-compatible language capabilities. The result is a thermal label printer solution that is ideal for a wide range of thermal labels, tags and documents that is extremely easy to integrate, use and maintain, and offers significant energy savings over laser printers.

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Zebra Completes Acquisition of Motorola Solutions Mobile Computer and Barcode Scanner Business

Posted October 27, 2014

Motorola Solutions to become singularly focused on mission-critical communications solutions for public safety and commercial customers

Zebra Technologies and Motorola Solutions today announced that Zebra has completed the acquisition of Motorola Solutions’ Enterprise business.

“This transformative acquisition creates one company with unparalleled capabilities and leading global brands in our industry,” stated Anders Gustafsson, Zebra’s chief executive officer. “Our scope and scale make us a more strategic business partner to our customers. We are well positioned to serve our businesses with solutions and services that help them achieve greater visibility for better enterprise asset intelligence. Our efforts are supported by superior global go-to-market channels and the most talented people in the industry.”

“With the successful close of this transaction, Motorola Solutions is now singularly focused on the very core that our company was founded and built upon – a business that continues to help build safer cities and thriving businesses around the world through innovative mission-critical communications solutions.” stated Greg Brown, Motorola Solutions chairman and CEO.

The combination of Zebra and Motorola Solutions’ Enterprise business will allow Zebra to offer its customers the following benefits:

As a premier partner of both Zebra and Motorola, BarcodesInc is well positioned to help you with your needs for products from either company.

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Axicon Introduces 15000 Series Barcode Verifier for Linear & 2D Barcodes

Posted October 24, 2014

Axicon 15000 barcode verifierThe Axicon 15000 barcode verifier has been specifically designed to read both linear and 2D barcodes (whether matrix or stacked). The 15000 can verify linear barcodes up to a maximum length of 52mm (2.0”) including Quiet Zones, and 2D barcodes should have a maximum size of 52mm x 31mm (2.0” x 1.25”) including quiet zones. The system consists of a state of the art array imaging camera and application software.

Axicon’s development program means that not only will your verifier always meet the latest ISO/ ANSI standard, but also a wide range of application standards. An extensive array of additional reporting tools is also provided with every verifier.

The Axicon 15000 is powered solely from the USB2 port of a computer – no additional power is required. This means that the Axicon 15000 is highly portable when used in conjunction with a laptop computer.

The Axicon 15000 is well suited for verifying smaller barcodes including retail point of sale (consumer unit) barcodes and also 2D barcodes such as Datamatrix, QR Code etc.

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Motorola Mobile Couponing – Infographic

Posted October 23, 2014

These days, paper coupons being used in stores or restaurants are dwindling. More and more customers have turned to using  their smartphones to take advantage of coupons they have received in their emails or that they have found online for their discounts.  It is important to find the right barcode scanner that can read barcodes from these mobile devices at your point of sale in order to keep your retail business relevant with this growing trend. This infographic is a quick overview of the key Motorola mobile couponing scanners and their main features to get you started finding the right unit for your needs.

Motorola Scanners - Mobile Couponing

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Introduction to the New Motorola Symbol TC70

Posted October 21, 2014

Motorola’s new Symbol TC70 is a leading enterprise-grade mobile device designed to empower workers in any environment. With a host of features and durable construction, it’s flexibility makes it the perfect companion for a wide range of applications from retail to warehousing and manufacturing.


Motorola Introduces Symbol TC70 Enterprise-Class Android Mobile Device

Posted October 21, 2014

tc70The newest entry in Motorola‘s line of enterprise-grade handheld Android devices, the Symbol TC70 features Android’s KitKat (4.2.2) operating system and Extensions (Mx), a series of features that provide security, device management and more to transform Android into a true enterprise-class OS. The TC70 is rugged and ready for all-day, everyday enterprise use and delivers a new dimension of intelligence to the front lines of today’s enterprises by enabling powerful and flexible data entry, data capture and audio communications.

Designed for today’s most advanced solutions, the TC70 blends a 4.7-inch HD display and an all-touch, worker-friendly interface as well as an embedded 1D/2D scanner and 8 MP camera. A flexible array of accessories and the ability to draw on an ever-expanding library of enterprise applications ensures that the TC70 offers unsurpassed return on investment and will meet customer needs for years to come.

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Tech Tips: Endorsement, Slip, and Validation Printing

Posted October 17, 2014

2014-10-17_1619The standard thermal receipt printer that populates most POS checkout lanes today is a single function device for making simple receipts. While this may fill the needs of a basic POS system, there are several types of additional printing that some printers can do for applications that need to also print on checks, return slips, prescriptions or other types of documentation.

The multi-function printers come in a variety of sizes and types with essentially 3 additional types of printing beyond the standard receipt printer.

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