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What is a UDI, the Unique Device Identifier?

Posted January 8, 2019

What is a UDI, the Unique Device Identifer? 

The FDA has established and implemented a unique device identification system that is used to adequately to identify medical devices through their distribution and use. With these unique device identifers implemented, it will be able to trace and track medical devices, improve patient safety, modernize device post-market surveillance, and facilitate medical device innovation.

Currently, Class I,II,III medical devices distributed in the United States must carry a UDI to meet the requirements of the Food and Drug Administration(FDA). No UDI? No Business! Medical device products identification labels help maintain compliance, ensure brand consistency, improve operational efficiency, and support business growth.

Check out the infographic and call us today to see how Barcodes and Zebra can help you at every stage of the route to become UDI compliant.

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Currently, enjoy free 2-day shipping on all orders of $250+ made online at Barcodesinc.com through January 9,2019. Exclusions apply.

Enjoy free 2-day shipping on all orders of $250+ made online only at Barcodesinc.com through January 9, 2019 at 11:59 pm CST. Offer cannot be combined with other promotions or discounts. Offer valid on web pricing only. Offer valid in the US only. This offer is not valid on international orders. Certain product exclusions apply on supplies (ribbons/labels) and cash drawers. 

How to Reduce Downtime With Honeywell Consumables

Posted December 27, 2018

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Busy Season? Trying to improve operational efficiency? Increase productivity?

Think ahead! You don’t have time to wait on a label and with Honeywell printers and labels, you won’t have to. Honeywell’s consumables are designed with reliability on quality and print speed in their selection of printers.

Their selection of genuine labels, tags, receipts, and ribbons supports a wide range of barcode printing applications from mild to harsh environments. With all these consumables offered as stock options you can quickly replenish your label material during time in need.

You can also:

  1. Join our Sign Up & Save Program– If you know the amount of labels and ribbons you need every month, find out how you can save money on purchasing consumables from us in a weekly, monthly, or quarterly cycle.
  2. Use the right labels with the printer – avoid printer jams and won’t need to mess up new labels
  3. Stock up during busy season– purchase labels in bulk to avoid downtime when you’re in need.

Contact us and find out how you can save on your consumables, we can help you find the consumables you need and get you the efficiency you are looking for!

Tis’ the Season of Giving: Barcodes Donates to Chicago HOPES for Kids.

Posted December 21, 2018

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Barcodes would like to wish everyone a Happy Holidays and a Happy New Year! 

This year we have a lot to be grateful for so we are giving back to the community to spread some holiday cheers! 

We held a bake sale competition where all our teams are raising money for a specific charity and the team who sells the most baked goods wins! All the money raised will be donated to the winning team’s charity of choice. All baked goods were a dollar. All the teams have put in their best effort and got super competitive in raising money for their cause. Some teams even got creative and started promoting their baked goods with other incentives!

          

Our Central and Northeast team won! Their excitement and efforts have raised $129 as a team, the bake sale fund raised $583 and Barcodes will match this amount for a total of $1,166 that will be donated to the Chicago HOPES for Kids!!

Chicago HOPES for Kids is an organization that provides educational support for children living in Chicago’s homeless shelters. This donations will allow them to build a brand new library at a shelter for the kids. The library will also be named after Barcodes! 

We are so happy to be able to give back to our community, and we wish everyone have a Happy and Safe Holiday and a Happy New Year! 

From,
The Barcodes Team

P.S. Check out some of our pictures below ;)!

 

Maximize Productivity at Your Warehouse with the Janam XG200

Posted December 19, 2018

Introducing Janam’s XG200 rugged mobile computer, where it is designed to handle all the unique requirements of warehouse, distribution centers, loading docks, delivery, and more! With its industry leading design, superior scanning, processing speed, and Android 7 OS its built with all the winning features at the right price.

With Windows ending their mobile handheld support in 2020, it is a good opportunity to make a transition to the Janam XG200 to increase mobile worker productivity. The mobile device sits at just 20.7 ounces with a pistol grip designed for effortless operations. Extreme ruggedness to handle the harsh work environment, fully dustproof with an IP65 sealing, and can operate in a wide range of temperatures, including freezers.

xg200-(transparent-background)Features:

  • Superior 1D and 2D barcode scanning
  • Android 7 Operating system with Google Mobile Services (GMS)
  • 4.3 inch Gorilla glass touch screen
  • Sleek and lightweight design for ease of operation
  • IP65 standard to protect against water and dust
  • Wi-Fi and Bluetooth
  • 6300 mAh Rechargeable and hot swappable battery

Contact our dedicated account managers if you need a warehouse inventory or asset solution. Click on the video above to learn how the Janam XG200 can increase productivity in your warehouse.

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Tap & Go with RF Ideas pcProx® Plus Readers

Posted December 18, 2018

The RF Ideas pcProx® Plus Readers provides a way for easy and secure sign-on for the mobile workforce. It streamline authentication for efficient access to most applications and delivers error free identification and security throughout the workplace.

This dual frequency programmable card reader can provide the advantages of reading both proximity and contactless smart cards in one reader which allows employees to leverage their employee ID badge or any 125 kHz and 13.56 MHz tags or labels to offer limitless possibilities for user identification and authentication. Great for applications such as time and attendance, secure printing, dispensing, point of sale, mobile, physical access, employee identification, visitor management, and more!

Benefits: 

  • Improves office workflow
  • Saves time and increase efficiency on tasks
  • Eliminates identification errors
  • Protect and secure sensitive information
  • Instant adaptability due to employee familiarity with existing badges
  • Enhances investments of single badges
  • Expands application selections

Features: 

  • Easy interface connects directly to an USB port
  • Compatible with Windows
  • Flexible card configurations with two presets and two user-definable configurations
  • Adjustable beeper
  • Improves accuracy of information and identification
  • Versatile mounting options

Click on the video above to see it in action, contact us if you have any questions or need an identification and authentication solution.

Enter the Smart Campus with Ruckus Networks

Posted December 16, 2018

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Enter the Smart Campus with Ruckus Networks to attract and drive higher student retention and engagement with the R720/R730 access points and the ICX7150ZP access switch.

Student success and retention remains an important part of all modern colleges and universities. To start to improve student experience on campus, it is important to provide the right tools for students to engage digitally in campus life. A Smart Campus starts with reliable wired and wireless connectivity capable of anywhere in campus to provide smart living, learning, and security.

Smart Living– Drive down costs and create a “greener” campus. Begin streamline and automate many campus services such as any smart home technologies can connect thermostats, video cameras, and smart devices to control inside campus buildings. Universities can also use the smart technology to give students and staff a more personalized control of their environments for building control, automation, smart water, and power controls.

Smart Learning– Elevate higher education with smart learning, integrate digital capabilities for flexible learning space and better collaboration. Students and professors can learn and teach in a way that’s most effective for them and with the ubiquitous mobility and connectivity they have access to the vast amount of information at their fingertips.

Smart Security and Safety– Make campus safer and more secure with connected surveillance cameras, smart locks, and perimeter controls, asset tracking and smart emergency services. Current traditional security have these systems operated separately, a smart campus can combine and integrate into one unified system to make automated real-time decisions that keeps everyone on campus safer.

Wall mount AP/ switch for residence halls and IPTV for the best connection to every device. All Ruckus products provides secure access and use open APIs that allows easy integration with devices, applications, and management solutions from multiple systems.

 

Contact Barcodes and Ruckus to find a solution that you need to build a new smart living, learning, and safe campus.

ICYMI: The OS Migration Webinar

Posted December 13, 2018

In case you missed our webinar today, click on the video and discover how Barcodes and Zebra can help you with the new Operating System Migration to Android.

Organizations running Windows based rugged devices today will need to find an alternative OS- and upgrade to new devices- before Microsoft ends their support in 2020.

In the video you will learn:

  1. The dates associated with the expiring Windows support
  2. How to take advantage of the OS Migration to transition into the mobile enterprise technology
  3. How Barcodes and Zebra can help you move towards a successful transition path

Feel free to contact us at OSMigration@barcodesinc.com or give us a call at 877-835-0709.


 

Simple is Better with Ruckus’s Cloud Managed Wi-Fi

Posted December 11, 2018

Ruckus’s Cloud Managed Wi-Fi is more than just a cloud, it’s great Wi-Fi. Unlike most access points that broadcast an omni-directional signal, Ruckus maximizes signal coverage throughput and network capacity by continuously directing a signal at each client resulting in more users with more throughput per user anywhere. Further with Ruckus’s unique patented approach to channel management, Ruckus technology knows when a channel has become degraded and can switch channels after assessing the available capacity in each channel. This results in dramatic improvement and a usable network capacity, allowing devices to stay connected with more users per access point and fewer access points needed for deployment.

Cloud Wi-Fi takes the complexity out of deploying and managing a Wi-Fi network. No matter the size of your IT personnel, they’ll be able to establish, monitor and manage a high-performing multi-site WLAN of any size. The intent user interface of Cloud Wi-Fi presents network admins with only the information they need to manage the task at hand. This allows any member of the team, even with minimal experience, to manage the wireless LAN efficiently.

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Key Benefits

  • Managed Simplicity: Simplify WLAN administrative tasks, from day-to-day management to setting up new venues and creating guest networks.
  • Visibility and Control: Manage your Wi-Fi network from anywhere using the web interface or mobile app with the ability to view real-time and historical data on applications, clients, traffic and more.
  • Better Performance at a Lower Cost of Ownership: Users get a superior Wi-Fi experience while saving money. Ruckus’s access points, support more users per access point. A greater capacity and coverage means you save on your Wi-Fi infrastructure as you grow.

Want to try Ruckus Cloud Wi-Fi? See first hand how Cloud Wi-Fi simplifies WLAN management. Completely free, no obligation and no credit card required. To learn more and try Ruckus Cloud Wi-Fi for 60 days request one of our dedicated Account Managers Here and they will be able to sign you up for your free 60-day trial. Get your free 60-day trial of Ruckus Cloud Wi-Fi today!

How to Reduce Downtime With Honeywell Consumables?

Posted December 11, 2018

supplies

Busy Season? Trying to improve operational efficiency? Increase productivity?

Think ahead! You don’t have time to wait on a label and with Honeywell printers and labels, you won’t have to. Honeywell’s consumables are designed with reliability on quality and print speed in their selection of printers.

Their selection of genuine labels, tags, receipts, and ribbons supports a wide range of barcode printing applications from mild to harsh environments. With all these consumables offered as stock options you can quickly replenish your label material during time in need.

You can also:

  1. Join our Sign Up & Save Program– If you know the amount of labels and ribbons you need every month, find out how you can save money on purchasing consumables from us in a weekly, monthly, or quarterly cycle.
  2. Use the right labels with the printer – avoid printer jams and won’t need to mess up new labels
  3. Stock up during busy season– purchase labels in bulk to avoid downtime when you’re in need.

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Right now with the winter promo, you can enjoy 15% off your purchase on any online order and free 2-day shipping* with code SAVEON made at Barcodesinc.com through December 11,2018! Don’t wait around because this offer will not last.

Contact us and find out how you can save on your consumables, we can help you find the consumables you need and get you the efficiency you are looking for!

 

Exclusions apply: * Enjoy 15% OFF and free 2-day shipping on online orders made at Barcodesinc.com through December 11, 2018 at 11:59 pm CST. Offer cannot be combined with other promotions or discounts. Offer valid on web pricing only. This offer does not apply to existing quotes. Offer valid in the US only. This offer is not valid on international orders. Certain product exclusions apply on supplies (ribbons/labels) and cash drawers. Online use only.

Code Trade-In: Get Paid for Your Used Scanners

Posted December 10, 2018

Got an used scanner that’s not working accordingly to your need? Do you want a new scanner at a discounted price to improve your team’s workflow? Now is the perfect time by taking advantage of Code’s Trade-in Program!

Turn in any old Code or competitor’s barcode scanner and recieve $40 for every new CR1500 or $120 for every new CR2600! We want to be able to see your team working with the best barcoding technology available and that means a Code scanner upgrade to experience the revolution in barcode reading. The physical condition of the trade-in device does not matter, the deal is to trade-in an old device for a new Code scanner. Gather all your outdated or damaged devices and get up to $120 for a new Code scanner!

3 Simple Steps to follow:

  1. Purchase your new CR1500 and/ or CR2600 equipment here.
  2. Send your old equipment into Code and fill out the RMA process form.
  3. Code issues you a rebate!

Complete the rebate form if you want to participate in the rebate program. Therefore, Code can ensure to match up your incoming shipment of trade-ins (from step 2) to your new order (from step 1).

Code scanners can be integrated into all areas of industry solutions. From retail, warehouse, distribution, point-of- sale, and healthcare to maximize productivity, speed up checkout lines, and track inventory.

Contact us if you have any questions on which Code scanners is best for you and we will be happy to help.

 

One trade-in reader and one purchased reader equals to a rebate. Trade-in readers are returned through Code’s RMA process. Offer cannot be combined with any other promotion or discount pricing. Promotion are subject to change anytime. Offer valid in the US. End User Promotion. Promotion ends December 31, 2018.

 

 

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