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New DENSO AT20B Barcode Scanner Features Advanced Technology, Yet Affordable Price

Posted January 10, 2012

Denso AT20BDENSO announced a new, AT20B handheld barcode scanner that offers high-speed scanning, user-friendly operation and high durability, at an affordable price.

DENSO’s Advanced Scan Plus(TM) technology gives the AT20B twice the scanning speed of previous models, increasing operator efficiency. A super-deep scanning field allows smooth close-up and distant operation, regardless of the scanner’s position.

Using the latest DENSO algorithms, the AT20B can scan poorly printed or otherwise difficult-to-read barcodes. The device also allows trouble-free scanning of wide barcodes, such as the ITF-14 and GS1-128 (EAN-128) codes used for utility and medical bills, and Code 39 on EIAJ labels.

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Now is the time to transition to the new Honeywell Hyperion 1300g linear-imaging barcode scanner

Posted December 23, 2011

Honeywell 1300gThe Hyperion 1300g is Honeywell’s direct replacement for the popular 3800g product line. The Hyperion 1300g has the same scan performance, features and behavior as the 3800g. With no moving parts to wear out, the Hyperion 1300g is one of the toughest general duty barcode scanners on the market. Designed to keep your operation running smoothly, the Hyperion 1300g is durable enough to hammer nails. In addition, the Hyperion 1300g is compatible with the common cables, power supplies and utilities used across the Honeywell hand-held scanning product line. Automatic interface detection and configuration provides support for all popular interfaces in one device, eliminating the time consuming process of scanning programming bar codes. Choose Honeywell’s Hyperion 1300g for your linear scanning needs.

Honeywell recently announced December 31, 2011 as the last time buy date for the 3800g. Begin your transition now to ensure a seamless switch.

Clothing Chain Selects Socket Barcode Scanners and Apple iPads for Retail Point of Sale

Posted November 30, 2011

Socket Cordless Hand Scanner 7 Series ScannerSocket Mobile announced the selection of the Socket Bluetooth Cordless Hand Scanner (CHS) Series 7 by Haruyama Trading Company, a specialty clothing chain in Japan that has pioneered the use of nanotechnology in products such as waterproof business suits and H1N1 swine flu-resistant clothing.

Haruyama Trading Company represents the first volume customer for the Socket CHS that is using the barcode scanner with the Apple iPad in the retail industry.

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Honeywell Announces End of Life Plan for VoyagerBT 9535 Bluetooth Barcode Scanner

Posted November 28, 2011

Honeywell VoyagerBT 9535Honeywell has announced it’s plans to discontinue the VoyagerBT 9535 at the end of 2011

The VoyagerBT 9535 has had a successful life since its introduction almost nine years ago. However, technological advances have been made since 9535’s introduction, which Honeywell has incorporated into the new Voyager 1202g.

The new Voyager 1202g is a direct replacement for the VoyagerBT 9535. The 1202g offers many updates, as well as compatibility with the common Honeywell cabling and software platform, enabling simplified support of Honeywell barcode scanners. In addition, it greatly reduces the amount of versions to choose from, as two multi-interface models (black and ivory) address all discrete interface and extended memory options covered in more than 40 VoyagerBT SKUs.

Intermec Introduces SG10T Barcode Reader, New Value Priced Handheld Linear Imager

Posted November 17, 2011

Intermec delivers reliability and ease of use for small to medium sized businesses

Intermec announced the SG10T – a simple, affordable and reliable handheld bar code reader designed for small to medium sized businesses. Providing superior performance in a stylish point-and-shoot form factor, the new SG10T imager uses solid-state imaging technology to read all common 1D bar codes with ease and is ideal for entry-level counter top reading needs.

Enabling businesses to achieve greater accuracy and efficiency in tracking the storage, movement, accounting and sales of inventory and assets, the SG10T is well-suited for a broad range of non-industrial environments, including retail point-of-sale, finance, medical, insurance, legal and government offices. And for immediate return on investment, Intermec’s newest bar code imager is easy to use, right out of the box, providing intuitive point-and-shoot trigger ergonomics to eliminate the need for training.

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Honeywell Introduces Voyager 1202G Laser Bluetooth Barcode Scanner

Posted November 3, 2011

Next generation linear scanner delivers on Honeywell’s commitment to wireless mobility and superior barcode scanning performance

Honeywell today announced the introduction of the Voyager 1202g single-line laser barcode scanner with Bluetooth® wireless technology, longer battery life and a field-replaceable battery. Designed specifically for end users that demand superior scan performance, the latest addition to the renowned Voyager barcode scanner line provides the ability to read virtually any 1D bar code, improving productivity and leaving minimal room for human error associated with manual data entry.

An updated and dependable replacement to the VoyagerBT 9535, the wireless Voyager 1202g is equipped with tool-free battery exchange and a long-lasting battery that delivers up to 45,000 scans per charge. The Voyager 1202g offers superior scanning of even the most damaged or hard to read 1D bar codes and also provides users with the safety of a cable-free environment, reducing the risk of job-related injury. For a superior out-of-box experience, the Voyager 1202g offers support for all popular interfaces in a single scanner, replacing the time consuming process of scanning programming bar codes with automatic interface detection and configuration.

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Unitech Releases MS380 Wireless Barcode Scanner

Posted October 31, 2011

Unitech MS380Unitech has released the new MS380 bluetooth barcode scanner. Lightweight and ergonomically designed, the MS380 is perfect for long hours of heavy scanning in various environments. With an IP43 environmental seal and the ability to withstand multiple 4-foot drops to concrete, the MS380 is built to meet the demands of the workplace, whether healthcare, warehousing, or commercial service.

The MS380 cradle offers more flexibility with its Class 1 Bluetooth module that allows the scanner to roam up to 100 meters from its access point. The MS380 also features a vibrating alert when it goes out of range, preventing data loss by telling the user to get back in range.

The MS380 offers reliable barcode scanning with a replaceable battery pack that allows it to scan for more than 8 hours. It is able to read 1D and GS1 barcodes, and delivers a scan width of 200mm and 300mm depth of field. With an extremely efficient read rate of 200 scans per second, the MS380 maximizes efficiency and productivity in a variety of applications. To make the MS380 more appealing, it also comes with a standard 2-year warranty.

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Socket Introduces Bluetooth Cordless Hand Scanner (CHS) Model 7C

Posted October 17, 2011

Socket CHS 7C barcode scannerSocket Mobile announced the introduction of a new, low-cost barcode scanner, the Socket Bluetooth Cordless Hand Scanner (CHS) Model 7C. The CHS 7C includes many of the performance specifications of other Socket 1D barcode scanners. The entire family of CHS barcode scanners offers users the ability to add rapid and robust barcode scanning to smartphones, tablets, notebooks and desktop computing platforms.

“We’re very excited about introducing a lightweight, highly reliable and performance rich cordless Bluetooth barcode scanner with an introductory MSRP which is 25% less than our current entry-level CHS scanner,” said Samantha Chu, data collection product manager at Socket Mobile. “We have many current and potential customers whose business needs only require a low-cost 1D barcode scanner, and we wanted to address this market segment with a practical and affordable unit that gets the job done while providing a quick and noticeable ROI. We foresee the technology being integrated into the new low-cost unit as being the foundation for driving higher volumes.”

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Motorola Announces DS457 fixed mount imager and MK3000 kiosk

Posted September 16, 2011

Motorola Solutions today unveiled the compact DS457 fixed mount barcode imager and sleek MK3000 micro kiosk, offering premium 1D and 2D scanning capabilities as well as the ability to read barcodes from mobile phones.

Motorola DS457 fixed mount imager

  • With four models to choose from, the Motorola DS457 enables high-volume scanning on a wide variety of barcodes including 1D, 2D, traditional and mobile barcodes as well as high-density barcodes and direct part marks.
  • At the retail point-of-sale (POS), the DS457-DL reads driver’s licenses effortlessly, enabling auto-population of credit and loyalty card applications, as well as easy and error-proof age verification. It can also be used by border security for scanning visas and driver’s licenses.
  • The compact size of the DS457 is ideal for “zero footprint” type POS environments and can be mounted off the work surface to free up space on the counter.
  • The DS457-HD is ideal for electronic manufacturers to ensure the right part is used at the right time on the production line and for pharmaceutical manufacturers who can track product as it is produced and packaged to meet track and trace regulations.

Motorola MK3000 micro kiosk

  • The MK3000 micro kiosk puts the power of self-service in the hands of the user, delivering an interactive and compelling customer experience in stores, hotels and airports or serving as a workforce management tool for employees.
  • Delivering powerful customer and employee facing applications such as item look-up, item location, how-to tutorials, marketing promotions, digital signage, employee time clock and travel check in/out, the MK3000 can help increase customer satisfaction and boost revenue.
  • The MK3000 enables retailers to enhance their multi-channel strategy, enabling customers to place orders online and pick up at the store through the micro kiosk. If customers cannot find merchandise in the store, they can use the MK3000 to check inventory in other stores, or place an order while still in the store.
  • Motorola’s Total Enterprise Access and Mobility (TEAM) Express is available on the MK3000, enabling customers to use voice messages to request assistance and connect with the store associate in the right department for a specific product.

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Socket Mobile Releases CHS 7Xi Apple iOS Certified Barcode Scanner

Posted August 15, 2011

Customers Can Seamlessly Integrate Scanned Data Into Apple iOS Applications

Socket Mobile announced the availability of its latest Socket Bluetooth Cordless Hand Scanner (CHS) Series 7, which has been certified by Apple as a “Made for iPad, iPhone, iPod” accessory.

The CHS 7Xi and its antimicrobial equivalent, the CHS 7XiRx, have been tested and approved by Apple to meet all of their performance standards, assuring a seamless and reliable integration for developers who incorporate either of these Bluetooth barcode scanning options into their iOS applications.

The CHS 7Xi and 7XiRx and the associated SocketScan 10 software development kit (SDK) are highly versatile barcode scanning tools that enable developers to add commercial-grade rapid and robust barcode scanning capabilities to their iOS devices. The SDK also supports many other smartphone, tablet, notebook and desktop applications.

“This is the best performing barcode scanner for developers who are creating applications incorporating barcode scanning for the Apple iOS,” said Samantha Chu, data collection product manager at Socket Mobile. “There are numerous applications that stand to benefit from barcode scanning in a range of vertical markets, and we believe the CHS 7Xi provides the Apple developer community with a level of control and data integrity that didn’t exist previously.”

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