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Tracking Assets, Inventory, and People Driving IoT Adoption

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In an October 2014 Forrester Consulting study commissioned by Zebra Technologies, experts found that issues with tracking assets, inventory, and people are primarily driving Internet of Things (IoT) adoption across the manufacturing, consumer products, retail, transportation, healthcare, and government industries. Other findings in Internet-of-Things Solution Deployment Gains Momentum Among Firms Globally summarize organizations’ interest in IoT solutions, timelines for deployment, ... Read More »

Big Data Brings Big Changes

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This is the second of a two-part article that explains how the Internet of Things works and its impact on our personal and professional lives. Part Two demonstrates how big data will benefit manufacturing, healthcare, and retail operations. A huge volume of information that is too large to store and manage via traditional methods is known as big data. And ... Read More »

Internet of Things is Changing How We Live and Work

Internet of Things Changing How We Live and Work

This is the first of a two-part article that explains how the Internet of Things works and its impact on our personal and professional lives. Part One share experts’ predictions of this technology’s economic benefits. The drive to do things quicker, easier, and better is being fueled by trending technology, the Internet of Things (IoT). Much has been made of ... Read More »

Honeywell Dolphin 70e Black Mobile Computer is Perfect for Healthcare

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The secret is out: The Honeywell Dolphin 70e Black mobile computer is perfect for healthcare professionals who are tired of working inefficiently. A hybrid mobile device, the Dolphin 70e looks like a consumer-grade smartphone. Yet its rugged design allows for much more demanding applications. And, workers won’t have to juggle a phone, pager, scanner, and other devices anymore. One device is ... Read More »

SATO CL4NX Universal Industrial Thermal Barcode Printer Best-in-Class

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The SATO CL4NX universal industrial thermal barcode printer aims to provide a feature-packed solution that can be easily used by just about anyone. The first universal industrial thermal printer, the SATO CL4NX can support both new and legacy printing applications across a wide range of vertical industries, including challenging environments such as: Manufacturing Warehouse Supply chain and logistics Healthcare Retail Speaking ... 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 »

What’s the Difference Between a Wireless Barcode Scanner and a Mobile Computer?

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We are often asked to explain the difference between a wireless barcode scanner and a mobile computer. It’s easy to confuse the two. In fact, many people think a mobile computer is a cordless scanner—which is partially true. You can wirelessly capture and transfer data using both a cordless scanner and a mobile computer, but that’s where the similarities end. ... Read More »

Try Zebra ZD500R RFID Printer for Asset Tracking and Item-Level Tagging

ZD500R RFID printer

Zebra Technologies just announced the release of the ZD500R, an RFID printer that is ideal for asset tracking and item-level tagging. This new addition is part of their IoT (Internet of Things) solution offering and is the industry’s first desktop ultra high frequency (UHF) RFID printer. In a news release dated November 12, 2013, Zebra states that, “The ZD500R features ... Read More »

A Hospital, A Barcode Scanner, & A Breek

What I Learned During My Visit to the Hospital A few months back, my wife was having surgery, and of course I was with her in the hospital. (Don’t worry everyone, she is ok!). While she was in pre-op, and the nurses were talking to her about what all was going to happen, I noticed a machine with a barcode ... Read More »

Honeywell Releases the New Xenon 2D Barcode Scanner

Honeywell Scanning and Mobility has released the Xenon 2D barcode scanner. With their acquisition of Hand Held Products and Metrologic, Honeywell has been able to take the best of both of these companies’ already great 2D scanning technologies and put them into the Xenon. Out of all of the 2D scanners that I have tested, this scanner is the fastest at ... Read More »