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Newcastle Systems Releases New, Slimmer Mobile Computer Workstation – NB Series SLIM

Posted November 20, 2013

slimNewcastle Systems, the leader in mobile computer workstation solutions, has launched its new “SLIM” model of its popular NB Series mobile cart. Designed in response to customer demand, the NB Series SLIM checks in at only eighteen inches wide, allowing the operator to take a fully-equipped workstation into any part of your facility.

The SLIM version is not only compatible with existing users current accessories, but also comes equipped with the innovative “Power Swap” technology that makes it easy for the user to stay out on the floor without interrupting their work. Replacing the battery pack takes under a minute with the Power Swap feature.

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RFID Labeling for Retail

Posted November 19, 2013

Industry Need

In today’s fast paced retail environment, to remain competitive and profitable it is important that retailers and brand owners have a high level of real time visibility of inventory throughout the supply chain and including the retail shelf itself. Accurately tracking products from the manufacturer and through the DC’s in combination with a good alignment with backroom replenishment processes are critical in addressing and improving operational concerns such as inventory related costs associated with cycle stock and safety stock levels.

To be successful in managing inbound and outbound operations as well as in stock and out of stock inventory, retailers must have a way to streamline their processes that will enable them to improve operations and efficiencies on all levels with the end result of increased sales and revenue. Major retailers are looking at multiple areas in their supply chain and at store levels that the integration of RFID into these operations could provide opportunities to make significant gains in speed and accuracy as well as multi-channel inventory management.

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ShopKeep Now Supports the Star TSP650ii and SM-T300i

Posted November 18, 2013

2013-11-18_1016Leading the way in iPad based POS solutions, ShopKeep continues to expand it’s functionality with support for some of the most popular POS receipt printers from Star.

The newly supported printers include the high performance desktop TSP650ii (Ethernet  version) an the mobile SM-T300i.

Turning your iPad into a fully featured fixed POS station or a completely mobile option is now easier than ever with ShopKeep and Star printers.

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QR Coded Sweets

Posted November 15, 2013

tumblr_mutmzoC0ji1rp7p0go1_1280QR Codes can be found is some very unexpected places due to their versatility and small size. As you can see here, even delicious sweets find a great use for a QR Code. Being able to store a fair amount of data in a small space makes the QR Code and excellent option for small product labeling.

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Top Honeywell Scanners – Infographic

Posted November 14, 2013

Honeywell ScannersWith a long standing history in imaging technology, Honeywell has been providing some of the most capable and aggressive scanners available today. From handheld corded units to fully rugged cordless and presentation models, Honeywell has a scanner to fit the needs of any application. This infographic is a great overview of Honeywell’s most popular and widely used models.

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Top Honeywell Mobile Computers – Infographic

Posted November 13, 2013

Honeywell Mobile ComputersFinding the right mobile device for your specific business needs can be a challenge with the wide range of options available today. The ever changing landscape of consumer products can seem to be a suitable solution but when the rigors of daily. out in the field use come into play, ruggedness and reliable connectivity become crucial for getting the most out of your investment.

Leading the way with mobile devices made for mobility, Honeywell provides a full range of devices to meet the demands of any application.  From smartphone-like units like the 60s to ultra rugged units like the 99GX series, this infographic is a great overview to the Honeywell mobile computers.

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Trasluz Achieves Control of all Processes and Activities Through RFID Technology

Posted November 12, 2013

Trasluz Casual Wear launched its business operations in 1999 with the objective of becoming an established brand in the children’s fashion industry. Based in Burgos (Spain), the company designs and sells clothing for children aged between 2 and 16.

The company sells its products in its home country Spain as well as to Portugal, the UK, The Netherlands, Italy, Germany and the US, and is expanding its market presence using franchises, multi-brand channels and online sales.

With these ambitious expansion plans, Trasluz decided to introduce state-of-the-art technology in order to automate the maximum number of logistics and distribution processes possible, and set up an effective track-and-trace facility to trace every item of clothing ordered – from production through to delivery to the end client and all reverse logistics stages.

The chosen solution was an identification system based on passive RFID technology, which is fully integrated into the management software of the company.

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A Day in the Life of a Motorola TC55

Posted November 11, 2013

As a long standing leader in Auto-ID technologies, Motorola is always aiming to meet the ever changing demands of real-life applications. With our ever more mobile world, most businesses need devices that are made for mobility and with greater reliability than typical consumer devices. The Motorola TC55 Touch Computer provides all the functionality and durability you ‘d find in more industrial units but in a form factor of a typical smartphone. The perfect tool for any mobile workforce, see how it enhances a day in the live of field service engineer in this video.


QR Code Turntable

Posted November 8, 2013

The many uses of QR Codes never ceases to amaze and you’d never think it could be used to act like turntable!

Record label Kontor was aiming to promote one of their artists and wanted to avoid the usual CD/USB drive/MP3 route as these promos usually end up in he trash bin and never get listened to. Luckily, they turned to OgilvyAction who came up with the incredible idea of sending out vinyl discs with a QR Code so it could be played on a ‘turntable’ made from the envelope it came in. It is actually a pretty amazing idea as you can see from the video below.

The campaign was a success with 71% of the 900 turntable QR Codes activated and 42% following the link to the Kontor online store. OgilvyAction say this was 64% more than the average response and with the bonus that they received great feedback from some of the industry’s most influential people.


Star Micronics Introduces WebPRNT

Posted November 7, 2013

Keeping up with the emergence of the omnichannel business model and growing customer demand for mobility, businesses are turning to web-based applications as a cost effective way to stay agile. Web-based services are being more commonplace in point of sale as businesses streamline their operations and create mobile friendly environments for their customers.

To support customers using web-based point of sale applications, Star Micronics delivers WebPRNT, an innovative technology enabling device-agnostic receipt printing technology that supports HTTP requests used in web-based applications.

WebPRNT is currently available with Star’s TSP650II thermal receipt printer which is equipped with Ethernet connectivity. Easy to read, maintain and modify for developers; simply use the appropriate XML tags or integrate Star’s WebPRNT Javascript library into your web-based application to begin printing from your application to Star’s TSP650II WebPRNT thermal receipt printer.

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