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Barcode Scanning Apps for Cell Phones

Have you heard that you can read barcodes with your cell phone? There are a number of barcode related apps for the iPhone and one for Android cell phones. Most are designed as shopping tools. They use the barcode number to search a number of web sites, like Amazon and Google, to pull up product information, price comparisons, and customer ... Read More »

Honeywell Announces the New Dolphin 6100 Mobile Computer

Honeywell just added the Dolphin® 6100 to their line of mobile computers. It is a pocket-sized device built for light industrial wireless data collection applications inside-the-four-walls. The Dolphin 6100 features the new Marvell XScale PXA300 microprocessor and the familiar Microsoft Windows CE 5.0 operating system. It comes standard with a 2D imager powered by Adaptus Imaging Technology 5.0 allowing for ... Read More »

The Barcode’s 35th Birthday

Today, June 26, 2009, the barcode turns 35. The modern barcode began in 1948. Bernard Silver, a graduate student at Drexel Institute of Technology in Philadelphia, overheard the president of a local food chain asking one of the deans to undertake research to develop a system to automatically read product information during checkout. Silver told his friend Norman Joseph Woodland ... Read More »

System ID Expands Barcode Printer Service Capabilities

System ID Warehouse has been given the prestigious distinction as Datamax Authorized Service Center (DASC). Datamax, a leading manufacturer of barcode printers, selects only a limited number of Quality Dealers as Authorizer Service Centers. System ID meets the stringent requirements in technical knowledge of barcode printers, available inventory, and commitment to excellent customer service. The System ID tech team is ... Read More »

Intermec to Announce the New CN50 Mobile Computer

Intermec will be releasing the CN50 mobile computer in Q3. It utilizes much of the same technology as the popular Intermec CN3 mobile computer, but with more features and a lower list price. With the CN50, you don’t have to choose between barcode scanning and image capture as it offers both a 2D barcode scanner and a 3MP color camera ... Read More »

Welcome to The Barcode Reader

Let’s face it; barcodes are everywhere… and why not? Barcodes make data input faster and more accurate than more conventional methods. They are used in wide range of applications such as inventory control and fixed asset management and in virtually every industry such as manufacturing, retail, government, and even healthcare. In the healthcare space, improved accuracy means making sure the ... Read More »