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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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Finding the Right Devices

Posted June 15, 2018

What will you do when Microsoft ends all support for Windows Embedded Handheld 6.5 and 7-8 to follow soon after? It is important to take the time and think about what you need to do. The new migration to a new OS it is not just a necessity but companies are also gaining additional benefits of improvements in productivity, efficiency, and business performance.

Contact our dedicated account managers and find the right device for you and your team. Make the right choice for your business!

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Star Micronics: Cannabis POS Collection

Posted June 12, 2018

Star-collectionStar Micronics, one of the largest providers of POS printers, has developed a special line of products for use in cannabis stores and dispensaries. The Cannabis POS collection includes POS/ label printers, NTEP (National Conference of Weights and Measures) approved weed scales, and cash drawers that are compatible with most POS software for easy set up.

POS Printers include the TSP100III, TSP650II, and the TSP700II thermal label printer with high reliability and many interfaces to choose from.

Mobile Printers such as SM-S230i and the SMT300i are for in-line transaction, pre-order, and delivery that allows employees to assist customer and take orders from anywhere in the store. Long battery life that is suitable for a whole shift.

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The CD3 Cash Drawer have 13″ or 16″ models available, lockable with durable steel construction.

To complete the set, Star also offered three highly reliable and NTEP approved scales with different accuracy, the MGS322, MG-S1501, and the MGS8200. (Coming Soon)

Cannabis products face stricter regulations than most other products, the receipt then becomes a proof of legal purchase for the consumer and Star Micronics’s printers can provide the durable printers and cash drawers for that transaction.

Check out the selection that they have with us! Give our dedicated account manager a call if you have a question or would like a quote in any of products above.

 


Make the Right Choice for Your Business and Make the Switch Today!

Posted June 8, 2018

What will you do when Microsoft ends all support for Windows Embedded Handheld 6.5 and 8.1? It is important to take the time and plan out your strategy to ensure a solution before this takes place. Check out your options below and make the right choice for your business! Contact our dedicated account managers and see how we can help you in this process!

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LTE Accomplishes More – It’s All in the Stats!

Posted June 4, 2018


6 in 10

workers now work outside the office at least part of the time.
Are yours as agile, secure, efficient, productive, and accurate as they should be?

72%

increase in growth of number of devices between 2014-2015. (72% in one year)

8 out of 10

handheld devices now use Android.

You’re asking more from your mobile workforce. So, give them the network and devices that do more!

Watch the video below and see how you can get more from your mobility.

  • Prepare for the phasing out of the 2G/3G
  • Take advantage of the power of LTE’s lighting fast speeds, wider coverage, and greater realiability
  • See how Barcodes and Zebra can help you blaze through work, with friendlier, smarter, capabilities.

 

Contact us at ltemigration@barcodesinc.com or call us at 866-349-5964, if you have any questions or need any additional information on how you can improve your mobility workforce. We will help you with the best solution for your workforce.

 

1. Getting It Right Means Everything, Migrating Legacy Enterprise Mobile Applications, VDC Research 2015 | Enterprise Mobility & Connected Devices 2.Employees Use Multiple Gadgets For Work — And Choose Much Of The Tech Themselves, Frank Gillett, 02.22.201 (http://blogs.forrester.com/frank_gillett/12-02-22-employees_use_multiple_gadgets_for_work_and_choose_much_of_the_tech_themselves) 3 & 4. Feb 2015 Citrix Mobile Analytics Report (https://www.citrix.com/articles-and-insights/workforce-mobility/jun-2015/7-enterprise-mobility-statistics-you-should-know.html)

Don’t Delay, Migrate Today! Why Migrating Sooner Pays

Posted June 4, 2018

There are four big reasons why leading carriers are upgrading their networks to LTE and why you should to- Faster speeds, wider coverage, greater compability, and better reliability. Already, Verizon has started diminishing its 2G/3G service and will begin to decommission its legacy network on Jan 1, 2020. Other carriers are expected to follow.

Investigate why companies are upgrading to LTE, analyze why migrating sooner pays, and explore the strategies that can help ease the transition.

Find out what all this means for you. Watch the video below to find out!

 See why it’s better     Analyze how it fits  Map out strategies

Contact us at ltemigration@barcodesinc.com or call us at 866-349-5964, if you have any questions or need any additional information on how you can upgrade to the new network with ease.


The Building Blocks of Success with Zebra and Barcodes

Posted June 3, 2018

Everyone knows, a strong foundation is the key to any business.  You need the right building blocks if you’re going to plan for success. Today, that means technology solutions that helps your business grow. Barcodes have the right resource that can help your business increase productivity, mobility, and efficiency in your daily operations.

From manufacturing, logistics, transportation, along with fulfillment, retail and hospitality, companies are evaluating and investing in the latest technology and solutions. Our solutions can find ways to help you streamline your workforce and bring you the return on investment you are looking for.
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  • Find the right mobile device
  • Choose compatible hardware to work alongside mobile device
  • Integrate your devices into your business environment and custom applications
  • Configure, manage and maintain device remotely
  • Increase productivity, reduce error with speech-based voice-directed solutions
  • Enable your IoT strategy

Offering a total package from start to finish with consulting services, Zebra Technologies and Barcodes Inc. can help you deploy the right solution. Together we have the equipment and software that will put you ahead of your competition.

Feel free to schedule a time through email or phone to discuss the areas of your business that you want to improve with us and we will love to show you how Barcodes, Inc. can help achieve your goals.


Free Webinar! Zebra’s Next Evolution of Label Printing: Introducing the ZD420 and the ZD620, powered by PrintDNA

Posted May 31, 2018

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Want to learn how the ZD420 and the ZD620 Barcode Printers will revolutionize the way your organization prints labels?

Join us for our upcoming webinar with Zebra, The Next Evolution of Label Printing: Introducing the ZD420 and the ZD620, powered by PrintDNA, on June 21st at 11AM CST/12PM EST. You’ll discover the next generation of desktop printers and how you can maximize productivity in your workflow.

PrintDNA is Zebra’s comprehensive print integration and development toolset, learn how this will provide the ZD420 and ZD620 an advantage over its competitions.

Thursday, June 21 at 11AM CST/12PM EST
Presented by Marty Johnson
Senior Product Manager, Zebra Technologies

Click the banner to register and learn more!

Register Now to reserve a space and feel free to reach out to our dedicated account managers if you have any questions.


Honeywell’s PC42d and PC42t Desktop Printer

Posted May 31, 2018

Honeywell’s PC42d and the PC42t is the perfect sized printer for your everyday needs. Whether you are printing out retail price tags, inventory labels, receipts, or barcodes, these desktop printers can help you improve your workforce efficiency. Featuring a easy paper loading design and media auto-centering function that can help save down time. Read about all the special features below and see how the affordable, dependable PC42d and the PC42t can deliver excellent printing results in your facility. Also, reach out to our dedicated account managers to find out printhead replacement program and see how Honeywell Original Equipment Media can save you money with more printer uptime with a lower total cost of ownership.

PC42d- Direct Thermal Desktop Printer

PC42t- Thermal Transfer Desktop Printer

 


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!

 


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