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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 »

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 »

Automating Inventory Control Systems Critical to Future Warehouse Performance

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In its recent report, “From Cost Center to Growth Center: Warehousing 2018,” Motorola Solutions outlines today’s realities and tomorrow’s visions for warehouse operations. The company arrived at its conclusions after interviewing warehouse IT and operational personnel in the manufacturing, retail, wholesale, and third-party logistics segments. Among their findings were forecasts for warehouse storage and inventory control systems. Pen and paper ... Read More »

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

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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 »

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 »

RFID Retail Inventory Management Increases Omnichannel Sales at Macy’s

RFID Retail Inventory Management

RFID has long been touted as the answer to super-efficient supply chains. But RFID retail inventory management is seeing renewed growth. According to a report by Mary Catherine O’Connor with CNN Money, RFID solutions just might be the savior for Walmart, Macy’s, and other brick-and-mortar retailers looking to expand omnichannel sales. Supply chains didn’t deliver results to Walmart You may ... Read More »

Zebra Buying Motorola Solutions Tracking Technology for $3.45 Billion

Zebra Technologies

Zebra Technologies just announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Motorola Solution’s Enterprise business for $3.45 billion. How will Zebra buying Motorola Solutions tracking technology impact you? While the answer to that question remains to be seen, System ID Vice President of Marketing Grant Wickes believes the acquisition will be positive in the long run, although the ... 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 »

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 »