barcode scanning

Switching to barcode scanning can save the work of 3 full time employees.  Are you still using paper forms, pencils, and clipboards? An estimated 80% of small to mid-size manufacturing plants are still using paper forms and manual keyboard data entry to track inventory and manufacturing operations. The drawbacks to this manual system are twofold:…

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Talking With Terry Pruett, Alien Technology About Hydra RFID Readers

Ask the Expert: Solving: How To Reduce Cost And Complexity In RFID Ecosystems Terry Pruett has been building channels, directing product management, and creating marketing campaign messaging in the Auto ID business for 30 years. He played a critical role in the genesis of the Monarch Marking channel, and ran global printer marketing for both…

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Radio Frequency Identification

Our radio frequency data collection is up and running.  I have a customer who is on a very good growth curve for the foreseeable future. The problem they are faced with is that the inventory and order picking is all done by manually on clip boards. After these tasks are done, the hard copy paperwork…

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On Friday May 2, Dana and I met with Rodney Mitchell at Glacier Computer in Amherst NH.  Rodney is an old friend and in a previous life was the sales manager at Advanced Data Capture. He is now the Channel Manager at Glacier and we met with him and Mark Mistretta, the CFO, to discuss their products…

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I have just learned that Zebra Technologies is going to move forward on a new line of printers that uses a special printhead with a computer chip to determine how much media has been run through their printers.  On the surface, it sounds like a great idea.  This means that instead of the  standard 6 month warranty,…

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