CipherLab Adds a Brand New 2D Scanner to the 1600 Series Family

Posted April 5, 2012

With the new addition, the 1600 series is now able to fulfill the needs of a greater range of businesses, in more industries.

CipherLab, a leading innovator in Automated Identification and Data Capture (AIDC) has announced a new addition to its data capture lineup – the new 1600 series 2D scanner. This model aims to meet the growing adoption of 2D barcodes in pharmaceutical, hospital and retail settings. Smaller and lighter than a mobile phone, with optional Bluetooth connectivity, the 1600 series 2D scanner is specifically designed to satisfy the needs in healthcare, field sales, and field service.

The 1600 series 2D scanner has been enhanced with more features that are surely to benefit businesses. In addition to the 2D imager, the increased on-board 4MB memory can store over 240,000 scans and data. The rechargeable Li-ion battery provides long working hours for all-day work, improving productivity. The scanner also supports a Bluetooth working range of 20 m (66 ft.), which facilitates operations that require instant data synchronization with the back-end system.

“Since 2D barcodes are getting more and more prevalent in the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries, along with the fact that the mobile workforce has been growing,” commented Sherman Chuang, President of CipherLab, “We built upon the success of our existing 1600 series with the advanced feature of 2D barcode-capture. Furthermore, the added functionality will extend the versatility of the 1600 series to assist more enterprises with their operations.”

Housed in a pocket-size form factor, the 1600 series also comes with functional utilities and accessories, enabling workers on-the-go to work efficiently and effectively. In addition to CipherLab ScanMaster software that provides easy and fast custom configuration, the 1600 series Bluetooth scanners are supported by CipherConnect and the 3610 transponder to integrate with smart devices and simplify the pairing process.

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