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Big Data Challenges Wireless Networks, CIOs

Big Data Challenges Wireless Networks, CIOs | System ID

Big data is moving in with adoption of the Internet of Things (IoT) solutions. And with it comes big challenges for wireless networks and CIOs who must securely manage the influx of information. In their NI Trend Watch 2015 report, National Instruments (NI) summarizes the situation by saying, “The idea of a smarter world where systems with sensors and local ... Read More »

Tracking Assets, Inventory, and People Driving IoT Adoption

Tracking Assets Inventory and People Driving IoT Adoption System ID

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 »

How Are Consumerization and BYOD Changing Businesses?

Consumerization and BYOD Are Changing Businesses | System ID

Consumerization and BYOD have been widely discussed thanks to the prevalent adoption of mobile applications, devices, and workforces, which make it easier for customers to do business with companies. Yet, organizations still struggle with security, device management, and infrastructure issues spurred by the convergence of personal and professional technologies. Tablets trigger changes When workforce mobility moved in, so did employee ... Read More »

How Zebra’s Acquisition of Motorola Solutions’ Enterprise Business Impacts You

Zebra's Acquisition of Motorola Solutions' Enterprise Business

In October 2014, Zebra completed its acquisition of Motorola Solutions’ Enterprise business. Since then we’ve been fielding calls from System ID customers with questions, such as: What does this acquisition mean for my business? Will I still be able to purchase Motorola Solutions’ mobile computers and barcode scanners? How will I benefit from this change? This article describes how Zebra’s ... Read More »

How to Achieve Supply Chain Visibility

how to achieve supply chain visibility

The jump to optimization outside of the four walls is challenging for manufacturers, which have traditionally been focused on reducing risk. Today, they can better predict the impact of an unexpected event and are turning their attention toward cost containment, now achievable through globally integrated supply chains. The road to supply chain visibility is lined with opportunity, yet most manufacturers ... Read More »

Big Data Brings Big Changes

big data brings big changes

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 »

Zebra Link-OS Makes Barcode Printers Smarter

Zebra Link-OS

Barcode printers are acting smarter and growing more mobile, thanks to the newly launched Zebra Link-OS from Zebra Technologies. This package, which includes a software development kit and software apps, makes Zebra printers easier to integrate, manage, and maintain. It may sound complex, but the result is simple. Zebra Link-OS connects Zebra printers to the cloud. That means they can ... 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 »