January 9, 2014 Leave a comment
Interested in finding out how to reduce the TCO of your thermal label printer?
the more interesting side of industrial data solutions
September 27, 2012 Leave a comment
The new Keurig Office coffee maker, the Vue 1200, has a built in RFID reader to determine the type of coffee being brewed and adjusts the settings to match the “built-in” recipe by using the best temperature, airflow and timing for each cup.
Keurig’s latest single cup brewer keeps office workers in mind, providing them with a coffee brewer that that recognizes single beverage packets and brews accordingly. Using RFID technology, the Vue 1200 recognizes the type of packet being put into it (coffee, tea or cocoa) and adjusts its brew settings to match the beverage being served.
August 28, 2012 Leave a comment
Barcode.com, publisher of The Bar Code News has introduced a contest to inspire innovation in the data capture industry. In attempt to introduce a more colorful alternative to barcode scanners available in endless shades of grey, Barcode.com has opened up a competition to design a more functional and aesthetically pleasing scanner.
August 23, 2012 Leave a comment
Even with the typical, daily wear and tear on your mobile computing devices, maintenance can be costly, especially with legacy equipment. With an extended warranty or maintenance contract, you can not only help extend the life of your equipment, but save on ongoing maintenance costs and repair. There are a number of reasons to consider a repair plan as opposed to “paying as you go.” Some of these benefits can include:
August 2, 2012 Leave a comment
In an earlier post, we mentioned the use of RFID wristbands in hospitals and for children in amusement parks, but this latest addition shows the use of RFID wristbands in the entertainment industry and many other potential applications.
Using RFID gives you and your company immediate visibility to information that can help your business flourish. By setting up RFID portals and equipping workers with RFID readers, you can keep track of inventory as it moves around, into and out of your facility, keep immediate track of sales, improved and automated data collection, immediate breakdown of each point’s efficiency and more.
July 26, 2012 Leave a comment
Going wireless in your warehouse, according to NOP World Technology, can increase company productivity by up to 27%. In a survey by Intel, they noted that it only takes 11 minutes of increased productivity per employee per week to pay for the average cost of deploying a wireless system. That’s only about two minutes per day. With quick ROI and improved productivity, it’s no wonder companies are increasingly turning to WLAN as the solution for their warehouses.
If you are thinking about taking your warehouse wireless, the investment can sometimes seem intimidating. So before you take the leap, take a look at this list of the pros and cons of going wireless in your warehouse.
July 19, 2012 1 Comment
Surveillance systems are no longer created just to “survey,” they are now an important element of any data and asset tracking system. There are several different elements required for the successful implementation of an IP surveillance system beyond the cameras and video management software. Here is a list of the equipment and considerations when designing a camera system.
July 12, 2012 Leave a comment
In order to properly determine what equipment you will need to mount your mobile device, there are several factors that should be considered. These include: