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Honeywell’s New Granite 1280i Industrial-Grade Barcode Scanner

Posted March 18, 2014

Honeywell Granit 1280i ScannerHoneywell has announced ts latest innovations for the distribution center with  a best-in-class industrial-grade full range laser barcode scanner at MODEX 2014 in Atlanta.The Granit 1280iFR scanner joins Honeywell’s broad portfolio of scanning solutions for warehouse workers and offers the ability to easily read barcodes from short and long distances, improving worker productivity in the distribution center and cold storage environments.

As the newest member of Honeywell’s industrial scanner portfolio, the Granit 1280iFR is designed to excel in the most demanding mission critical environments where accuracy and durability are imperative. To improve worker efficiency, the Granit 1280iFR features the ability to read 100 mil retro-reflective labels from as far away as 54 feet (16.5 m) and 7.5 mil codes as close as 3.5 inches (8.9 cm). Designed to survive the harshest environments, the scanner offers unparalleled durability by sustaining more than 5,000 1m tumbles and 50 drops from 2m to concrete. The Granit 1280iFR is designed for continuous operation at temperatures of -30 degrees C and with the new industrial cable that can survive more than 300,000 cable bends at a 90 degree angle at -30 degrees C, making it the industry’s best full-range scanner for cold storage environments.

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Sato Launches The New CL4NX Industrial Label Printer

Posted March 17, 2014

CL4NXSATO announced today their revolutionary, new CL4NX series of industrial thermal barcode printers, capitalizing on their 33 years of innovation and expertise as the pioneer in thermal barcode printing since 1981.

The CL4NX is SATO’s first truly universal printer engineered for the ultimate operator experience, and is skillfully crafted to support new and legacy printing applications across a wide array of verticals that would require a durable and dependable printer for years to come.

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CognitiveTPG Announces Their New A799II Receipt Printer

Posted March 14, 2014

CognitiveTPG A799II PrinterCognitiveTPG has announced an addition to its line of POS Receipt Printers, the A799II. The A799II, which is being demonstrated at the National Retail Federation Big Show this week in New York City, will be available to the general market in Q2 2014.

The A799II achieves the best performance, reliability and price for a receipt printer, reaching a 350 mm/sec (13.79 inches per second) print speed. Like the other CognitiveTPG receipt printers the A799II includes some of the industry’s highest reliability standards with its unique ceramic knife delivering a life of 3 million cuts, a printhead life of 242 km (150 miles), 72 million printlines, and a 4-year warranty.

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Introducing the Motorola Workabout Pro 4 Industrial Mobile Computer

Posted March 13, 2014

Motorola PSION Workabout Pro 4 Mobile ComputerChoose a  mobile computer that can continually evolve to meet your ever-changing business needs — the Motorola Workabout Pro 4. Its impressive modularity lets you buy the features they need now, yet easily add practically any feature, right in their own facility. Start with Wi-Fi and add WWAN. Swap scan engines to support new types of bar codes. Swap end caps to add support for voice picking applications and just about any type of RFID tag. Add a high-resolution camera to document proof of delivery, just by swapping the back cover of the device.

A large portfolio of ready-to-use modules developed by our partners is available to meet the highly specialized needs of diverse vertical markets. Since this rugged device is built to handle all day use indoors and outside, you can put it in the hands of practically any type of worker in any type of business — from workers in dusty warehouse aisles to maintenance technicians and delivery drivers who spend their days in some of the most demanding weather conditions.

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Code’s New CR4405 Barcode Scanner Sled for the iPhone 5s

Posted March 12, 2014

Code announced the release of its new barcode reader, a scanning sled for use with the Apple iPhone 5s. The Code Reader 4405 (CR4405) transforms the iPhone 5s into an advanced data capture device, capable of reading 1D , 2D and Postal barcode symbologies.

Designed to increase productivity and efficiency, the CR4405 is a cost-effective way to convert the popular iPhone 5s into a comprehensive mobile barcode reading solution ideal for deployment into industries that rely on high performing mobile devices – such as healthcareretailgovernment, and event management applications.

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Posiflex’s New XT4015 and XT3215 Touch Screen Terminals

Posted March 11, 2014

Posiflex XT4015 POS TerminalPosiflex has announced at the National Retail Federation 2014, booth 1355, an intelligent foldable base for its XT series of 15” touch screen terminals, now available for purchase. The sleek new fold‐flat design optimizes height and viewing angles to satisfy a variety of cashier and user viewing positions. This foldable form results in a 40% reduction in the package size and weight to reduce deployment shipping costs.

There are two sleek XT Series 15” touch screen models. Posiflex XT4015 has a choice of three powerful processor options; or the cost effective workhorse, the Posiflex XT3215.

XT4015 offers a choice of three powerful Intel processors; the G540 2.5 GHz, the Core i3‐3220 3.3GHz, or the Core i5‐3550s 3.7GHz, for the most demanding applications. The XT4015’s bezel‐free projective capacitive or resistive touch screen terminal comes standard with 4GB DDR3 RAM, and can be upgraded up to 16GB to run virtually any retail, hospitality or healthcare software, and more. To secure valuable data, the XT4015 optionally offers RAID 1 (disk mirroring).

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CipherLab’s New 8600 Mobile Computer

Posted March 10, 2014

Designed with Dedicated Operating System to reduce redundancy and raise productivity.

The 8600 series mobile computer is a pioneer handheld terminal of new generation designed for various verticals including warehousing, distribution center, and manufacturing. Running on CipherLab operating system, the 8600 series focuses on typical AIDC applications that are specific to the company’s needs. Its flexible designs include swappable keypads and modular charging system. Equipped with a color display, proven WLAN 802.11 b /g / n, the latest Bluetooth 4.0 and versatile reader options, 8600 series is an ideal companion for your work force and will undoubtedly simplify their tasks and increase their overall productivity.


Cognex Software Update Expands Options for DataMan Readers

Posted March 6, 2014

Cognex DataMan 300 ScannerCognex announced its DataMan 5.2 software release with expanded tuning and scripting capability as well as a new test mode for its popular DataMan 300 and 503 series of barcode readers. The new software significantly increases read rates by decoding lower resolution 1-D codes and extending intelligent tuning capabilities to all symbologies, including Aztec, MaxiCode and PDF417. The software release includes the high-performance Hotbars algorithm, which handles both 1-D and PDF417 barcodes.

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The Benefits and Advantages of Security Labeling

Posted March 5, 2014

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Brand owners face many challenges in developing and maintaining a positive impression with their customer base. Strategies for product performance, reliability, and value must be carefully developed and flawlessly executed to remain effective. However, counterfeit goods can tarnish positive perception in the marketplace, while gray market redistribution can undermine pricing and profitability. Intermec’s suite of security media products can strengthen defenses against these threats.

Security can have one or several layered attributes to validate chain of custody from a brand owner to the consumer. Serialization from variable information printing, the core of bar code and RFID applications, verifies code synchronization with trading partners. Overt designs convey consumer confidence, while covert features such as small hidden characters or UV fluorescing inks are known only to the brand owner.

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Honeywell Introduces New SL2h and SL42h Healthcare Mobile Devices at HIMSS14

Posted March 4, 2014

Honeywell announced the expansion of its successful Captuvo line of encasements for Apple devices at the HIMSS14 Annual Conference & Exposition in Orlando. The Captuvo SL22h and SL42h, designed for healthcare environments, equip iPod touch (5TH generation) and iPhone (5, 5c and 5s) devices with the power of barcode data collection to increase productivity and support healthcare “Converged Device” strategies.

The SL22h and SL42h sleds are lightweight and have a compact design that reduces user fatigue by offering single-handed functionality for clinical staff performing a variety of tasks, including medication administration, specimen collection and remote patient monitoring. Its purpose-built protective housing is designed to withstand multiple 4-foot drops, offers critical screen protection and provides a reliable solution for data collection in rigorous healthcare settings. And a disinfectant-ready housing allows healthcare professionals to regularly clean the device minimizing the risk of spreading infectious diseases.

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