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Motorola DS9808-R Combines Barcode Scanner and RFID Reader in Single Device

Motorola-DS9808-R

The company’s first integrated barcode scanner and RFID reader, the Motorola DS9808-R future proofs businesses looking for a compact, easy-to-use hybrid device that scans both 1D and 2D barcodes, along with RFID tags. Motorola designed their groundbreaking “next-generation” presentation imager with retail point of sale (POS) in mind. Now you only need one device for: Hands-free and hand-held scanning Reading both 1D ... Read More »

Fast and Flexible, Intermec CN51 Was Designed for Workers on the Go

Intermec-CN51

The Intermec CN51 was designed with flexibility in mind. Perhaps the ultimate watchword when dealing with a mobile workforce, flexibility must span everything from a mobile computer’s portability and computing power to its operating system and network options. Rugged and powerful, the Intermec CN51 offers buyers a choice of Android or Windows operating systems on a single device. “With support ... Read More »

Compare Datalogic Gryphon GBT4400, Motorola DS6878, and Honeywell Xenon 1902 Barcode Scanners

Datalogic Gryphon GBT4400

On the surface, the Datalogic Gryphon GBT4400 looks like a ground-breaking barcode scanner. But what happens when we compare the Datalogic Gryphon GBT4400, Motorola DS6878, and Honeywell Xenon 1902? All three scanners have many of the same high-quality features retailers have grown to appreciate. Where the differences become startling, however, is in more advanced features designed to speed along the ... Read More »

Intermec CK71 NI Brings Computing Power to Hazardous Environments

With the Intermec CK71 NI, companies don’t have to settle for less mobile computing power in Division 2 hazardous environments. In areas where safety tops all other concerns, organizations frequently must choose from a smaller range of technologies that comply with strict protocols. Fortunately, with the Intermec CK71 NI (non-incendive), compromise is no longer necessary. Tough mobile computer for tougher ... Read More »

Intermec CK71 Mobile Computer Drives Rugged, Fast Performance

Intermec-CK71

The Intermec CK71 checks off a lot of boxes. Designed for warehouse, distribution, and manufacturing environments, the Intermec CK71 stands out as: Small and light Ultra-rugged Packed with premium features Made with industrial-grade materials The result is a hard-to-find balance of ruggedness, ergonomics, and power. And that combination also explains why the Intermec CK71 was granted a Tech Innovator award ... Read More »

Datalogic Gryphon GBT4400 Makes Barcode Scanning Future-Proof

Datalogic Gryphon GBT4400

Can a scanner be future-proof? The Datalogic Gryphon GBT4400 shows that even with all of today’s advancements in the barcode scanning arena, a carefully engineered scanner can stand the test of time. Ideal for retail environments, the Datalogic Gryphon GBT4400 reads a wide range of codes, including: 1D barcodes 2D barcodes Postal codes Stacked and composite codes, such as PDF417 ... Read More »

Barcode Scan Engines

Barcode Scanner Types

There are three primary barcode scan engines: laser, linear imager, and 2D area imager. Each works differently to accommodate the needs of specific environments and industries. Laser A laser scan engine shoots a laser beam toward a mirror. The mirror moves, which causes the laser to sweep across the barcode in a straight line. A diode measures the level of reflection ... Read More »

Barcode Symbologies

Barcode Symbologies

Barcode symbologies (also commonly called barcodes) are universally recognized code languages that are standardized by the International Organization for Standards (ISO) so there is a consistent definition of what the bars and spaces mean. Industry trade associations such as ANSI (American National Standards Institute), AIAG (Automotive Industry Action Group), and HIBC (Health Industry Barcode Council) regulate certain symbologies, which typically ... Read More »

What is a Barcode?

upc barcode

Companies new to barcoding often ask, “What is a barcode?” While people broadly use this term to describe any sort of data capture method or technology like 2D or RFID, a barcode is actually a series of bars, blocks, and white spaces that represent numbers and letters. Those numbers and letters contain data, such as part and SKU numbers, shipping addresses, ... Read More »

2D Barcode Symbologies

QR Code 2D Barcode

Do you know what 2D barcode symbologies are? They are two-dimensional barcodes that consist of patterned blocks, circles, and squares that resemble the no-reception static on a TV. Often physically smaller in size than linear barcodes, they contain hundreds of characters of data. Because of their larger storage capacity, 2D barcodes—such as QR code and PDF417—do not require databases. You simply ... Read More »