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The ABCs of Inventory Management

ABCs of Inventory Management

Inventory management may sound complex. But in reality, it’s as simple as A, B, C. A is for automation. Many small businesses still track inventory with a spreadsheet, pencil, and paper. Employees grudgingly count inventory items by hand, writing down their findings as they go. These manual counts may take days or weeks, with paper-based tallies handed to whomever manages ... Read More »

i.roc Ci70-Ex Intrinsically Safe Mobile Computer Packs Power, Prevents Explosions

Intermec Ci70 ex

The i.roc Ci70-Ex intrinsically safe mobile computer brings safe, serious processing power to hazardous environments where the potential for explosions is great. Created by a partnership between Intermec and ecom instruments, the i.roc Ci70-Ex provides the processing power and safety required in certain environments, including: Oil refineries Drilling platforms Petrochemical plants Pharmaceutical production Agricultural processing Other explosion-classified environments Safe for ... Read More »

Wasp Mobile Asset Tracking Software Traces Equipment, Lowers Costs

Wasp-Mobile-Asset-tracking-software

Wasp Mobile Asset tracking software saves companies thousands of dollars per year simply by helping them know the locations of fixed and mobile assets. Most small and mid-sized businesses do little or nothing to keep track of items such as phones, tablets, laptops, tools, and more. Even those that attempt to track these and other assets tend to use unwieldy ... Read More »

Zebra HC100 Reduces Healthcare Errors, Lowers Wristband Costs

Zebra-HC100

The Zebra HC100 thermal printer makes it simple for healthcare organizations to print patient identification bracelets. But the results go much further than easy printing. The barcoded wristbands printed by the Zebra HC100 enable healthcare professionals to quickly and easily check patient identity. This dramatically reduces errors that can harm patient health. “Missing or illegible wristbands are a major contributing ... 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 »

Motorola MC9200 Mobile Computers Do Heavy ERP Lifting

Motorola MC9200

The Motorola MC9200 improves on the world’s most popular ruggedized mobile computer, speeding processing times and supporting the latest enterprise applications. Billed as the most powerful industrial mobile computer available on the market, the Motorola MC9200 was designed with intensive scanning environments in mind, such as warehouses, loading docks, and manufacturing shop floors. It can support applications for warehousing, inventory ... Read More »

System ID Barcode Scanner FAQs

Barcode Scanner FAQs

Our barcode scanner FAQs provide answers to questions commonly asked about scanners. Browse this list to learn more. And if you don’t find what you’re looking for, please contact System ID. Barcode Scanner Basics What is a barcode scanner? Also known as a barcode reader, a barcode scanner is an electronic device that captures data stored in printed barcodes. It ... Read More »

Intermec C# Makes Printing Smarter

Intermec PM43

With the introduction of Intermec C#, some barcode printers can operate more simply and reliably – even without an attached computer or keyboard. Intermec C# programming language for printers can be used with the company’s PM43 and PM43c industrial printers, as well as its PC-Series desktop printers. “For more than 20 years, Intermec and its partners have delivered leading Smart Printing solutions ... Read More »

System ID Barcode Glossary

Barcode Glossary

New to barcoding? The System ID Barcode Glossary contains terms specific to the automatic identification and data capture (AIDC) and barcode industries. Refer to it when you aren’t sure of a word’s meaning or need general information about barcodes. glossary Term Description 1D Barcode See Linear Barcode. 2D Barcode A square or rectangular pattern of squares, blocks, and lines that represent alphanumeric data. ... 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 »