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


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 »

Do You Need a Corded or Cordless Barcode Scanner?

Wasp WLS9500 Barcode Scanner

Sometimes after determining the barcode scan engine and scanner type, users need help deciding whether to purchase a corded or cordless barcode scanner. There are several factors to consider, including how you will use the device. For example, retailers may use an in-counter scanner for point-of-sale  transactions and a handheld scanner to take inventory. Therefore, they may purchase both corded and ... Read More »

Motorola LI2208 Drives Fast, Comfortable 1D Scanning

Motorola LI2208

The Motorola LI2208 does more than just scan. This corded linear imager helps workers scan faster and farther, resulting in better productivity and happier customers. Businesses can leverage the Motorola LI2208 to drive productivity at the retail point-of-sale, event registrations, and in light industrial settings. “Building on the legacy of Motorola Solutions’ most popular scanner, the LS2208, the next-generation LI2208 ... Read More »

RFID vs. Barcodes

We are in the midst of an epic battle: barcodes vs. RFID, the underdog vs. the favorite, dare I say, good vs. evil. Well, maybe not that kind of a battle, but there are a lot of heated discussions about barcoding and RFID.  Read More »

FaceCash: Turning Our Cell Phones Into Wallets

FaceCash is a new mobile app that allows you to pay for items at the point of sale with a smartphone, instead of a plastic card. The cashier verifies your identity by the photo you upload into the app instead of by your signature on a credit card, which hardly ever gets checked these days. When the cashier scans the ... Read More »

Tips for Reducing Retail Shrink

Every retailer has felt the pain of inventory shrinkage. In fact, many would say it’s their biggest problem. While the effects of the recession are still being felt everywhere and the busy Christmas shopping season is looming in front of us, shrinkage has got to be on the forefront of retailers’ minds. Retail shrink is defined as a discrepancy in ... Read More »

Cell Phones and 2D Barcodes are Changing Retail POS

Soon, it will be common place for shoppers to use their cell phones to redeem coupons and even pay for purchases. JCPenny has partnered with Cellfire to offer coupons on your cell phone. Instead of digging through your wallet or purse looking for a printed coupon, you simply show the mobile coupon on your phone’s LCD screen to the cashier, ... Read More »