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The Challenge

A large retailer of stationery and gifts has over 8,000 employees spread throughout the US armed with Intermec InfoLink devices. These employees work from their homes and travel from store to store checking inventory levels for products. The company faced a problem when shipping batteries to each individual became costly and time consuming.

The Solution

We worked closely with the customer to cost effectively manage the logistics of...

The kitchen display system (KDS) you select has a significant impact on the way your kitchen, and business operates. Logic Controls hardware and software solutions keeps kitchen operations running efficiently and minimizes downtime. Our portfolio covers the entire range of configurations any restaurant would need – from budget-friendly solutions to premium enterprise functionality.

Technology battery life is a major challenge in mobile workplaces. A discharged battery found in the hands of workers during the middle of an operation means an unexpected downtime and a loss of substantial productivity. Workforces require the ability to monitor the status of their battery assets and act proactively before workflow is impacted.

Founded in 1789, Georgetown University, in Washington, D.C., is the oldest Jesuit Catholic institution of higher education in the United States. It is also among the most forward-thinking universities when it comes to applying new technology to learning. Twenty years ago, Georgetown launched its Center for New Designs in Learning and Scholarship (CNDLS), one of the nation’s first higher education programs aimed at bridging pedagogy and...

Founded in 1789, Georgetown University, in Washington, D.C., is the oldest Jesuit Catholic institution of higher education in the United States. It is also among the most forward-thinking universities when it comes to applying new technology to learning. Twenty years ago, Georgetown launched its Center for New Designs in Learning and Scholarship (CNDLS), one of the nation’s first higher education programs aimed at bridging pedagogy and...

Advantech (stock code: 2395), a global leader in industrial IoT, has partnered with Momenta Ventures to launch the AIoT Ecosystem Fund, a target USD 50 million venture capital fund focused on digital industry. Targeting early growth stage companies emerging at the intersection of Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the Industrial Internet of Things (IoT), the AIoT Ecosystem Fund will deliver venture capital investment and direct value-creation to...

Are you a Google Cloud Print user? If so, you are probably aware that Google Cloud Print is no longer supported, as of January 1, 2021. Migrating to a new service sounds daunting but it doesn’t have to be. Read on to learn more about Google Cloud Print, its depreciation, and why Star Micronics’ CloudPRNT technology is an ideal Google Cloud Print alternative.

Our friends and partners at Imprivata recently completed a survey of healthcare executives, association members and CIOs to better understand how COVID-19 has directly affected their individual organizations’ Identity Management solutions. After reading through the results and analysis from the Imprivata team (related article found here), I would like to share what we at rf IDEAS have been doing to support Imprivata’s new efforts. After all, it...

TORRANCE, Calif. (January 21, 2021) – Citizen Systems America Corporation, a leading manufacturer of world-class printing technology, is proud to announce the ability to clean and sanitize its main line of barcode and point-of-sale printer products. Following strict guidelines published on the company’s web page here https://www.citizen-systems.com/us/support/189/. Citizen products can be cleaned and sanitized with specific chemical and...

The benefits of digital displays go far beyond better-looking signage. SMART Signage is an efficient and effective solution when it comes to saving on costs, introducing versatility into the signage and fostering genuine and mutually beneficial consumer relationships. As the age of information continues to progress, Samsung SMART Signage is providing the platform to ensure that the retail sphere is equipped to be a leader when it comes to...

When we hover our phone or smartwatch over a payment system at our local grocery store, vending machine, parking terminal, or other retail location, we rarely stop and think about the technological advancements that have taken place to get us to this point. While we may not think about it often, there are many factors that have played into the evolution of payment solutions – including enhancements in technology, increased customer expectations,...

LONG BEACH, Calif., Dec. 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- DENSO ADC, one of the world's largest manufacturers of mobile data capture systems, has launched a new version of its website featuring DENSO's QR Code® technology products, scanners, terminals and software at https://www.denso-adc.com. DENSO ADC is the Americas' sales arm of DENSO Wave Inc., inventor of the Secure QR Code® (SQRC).

1 Feb 2021

Custom presents KPM862, the RFID ticket printer for OEM integration. Sturdy and resistant thanks to its metal structure, KPM862 is ultra-compact and offers adjustable and versatile paper guides, with dual feeder.

Non-essential retail in the US has been given the green light to re-open providing compliance to the US Government’s Anti-Coronavirus measures are met. This guide has been developed to help those in the non-essential retail sector to put in place the specific safety and social distancing measures required to enable reopening as well as provide a framework for the future. Each state has its own policies and security measures.

Honeywell Productivity Products (HPP) has established a unilateral policy regarding the minimum advertised price (MAP) for certain products on our current price list promoted by resellers and on-line resellers (collectively, “resellers”) to end-user customers in the U.S. and Canada. This MAP Policy does not apply to HPP distributors. HPP may, in its discretion, change its MAP Policy from time to time by adding products, changing MAP pricing,...

Digital signage manufacturer Philips Signage Solutions and digital signage platform provider 11Giraffes announced that 11Giraffes' software has certified support for Philips new line of SoC commercial displays, featuring an internal quad-core Android media player, according to a press release from 11Giraffes. Using an Android OS means smarter, faster and more intuitive displays, the release said.  

Advantech (stock code: 2395), a global leader in industrial IoT, its subsidiary, Advantech Vietnam Technology Co., Ltd. (Advantech VN) and VinBus Ecology Transport Services Limited Liability Company (VinBus) on Dec. 9th, 2020 held a signing ceremony for a strategic cooperation contract on the development of the intelligent electric bus management system. With AIoT solutions, VinBus' electric buses will be the first public passenger transport...

Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse, a multi-purpose public sports and entertainment venue in Cleveland, Ohio that serves as home court for the NBA’s Cleveland Cavaliers, recently transformed its 25-year-old infrastructure into a cutting-edge facility that includes over 750 digital displays from LG Business Solutions USA, ensuring attendees can see the action at all times from virtually every seat in the house and throughout the venue’s expanded...

BIXOLON America Inc., a leading global Mobile, Label and POS Printer manufacturer today announced the launch of its NEW XM7 Series 2- and 4-inch mobile label printer which simultaneously connect to both Bluetooth 5.0 and WLAN. The optimum smart mobility label solution due to their rugged and durable design, built in peeler and color LCD display.

Digital signage manufacturer Philips Signage Solutions and digital signage platform provider 11Giraffes announced that 11Giraffes' software has certified support for Philips new line of SoC commercial displays, featuring an internal quad-core Android media player, according to a press release from 11Giraffes. Using an Android OS means smarter, faster and more intuitive displays, the release said.  

13 Jan 2021

MP Ranger is a latest generation device and represents the evolution of Custom's range of mobile printers. It can print on thermal paper in roll format, either on plain paper or peel-off format labels, and is designed to be used in outdoor working contexts. The intelligent battery, providing information about its status, ensures a high autonomy, while the IP54 protection against liquids and dust makes the printer ideal for outdoor use.

Increased online shopping and home delivery means there continues to be demand for thermal label solutions used for shipping, logistics and warehousing. And as manufacturers and retailers work to meet holiday demand, the need for thermal label solutions will increase.Increased online shopping and home delivery means there continues to be demand for thermal label solutions used for shipping, logistics and warehousing. And as manufacturers and...

The Managing Director of APG Europe; Andrew Carr was interviewed by Ben Geise from Ixtenso. Andrew talks about the trajectory of cash drawer innovation and serving unique retail requirements such as; boutiques, retail, hospitality, and convenience store environments.

4 Jan 2021

Ultra-rugged touch computer for those who need business-class performance, durability and flexibility in a smartphone-like design

With the disruptions in supply chains all over the world making headlines in mainstream news channels, it’s a good time to revisit some basics on Supply Chain Planning (SPC) given that we now see a lot of businesses being forced to devote a lot more attention to this critical skill area than they may have before – because they did not have to.

NiceLabel, a leading global developer of label design software and label management systems, has once again been spotlighted on the FL 100+, Food Logistics Magazine’s annual list of the top 100-plus software and technology providers for the food and beverage industry. The list presents a resource guide of software and technology providers whose products and services are crucial for businesses in the global food and beverage supply chain.

Advantech (stock code: 2395), a global leader in industrial IoT, has been ranked fourth place on the Best Global Taiwan Brands list in 2020, with a brand value of US$626 million and a growth rate of 13%. This is Advantech's best ranking since Interbrand started to announce Taiwan's international brands in 2003. Starting from this year, Advantech has taken Environmental, Social, and Corporate Governance (ESG) as its core value, and will present...

Front-line healthcare workers have faced numerous challenges while caring for their patients during the COVID-19 global pandemic. The disease has flooded some hospitals with high acuity COVID-19 patients, but the impact goes much further. For all front-line healthcare workers, the additional precautions and processes for controlling and preventing the disease is daunting and time-consuming. Increase operational efficiencies through modern mobile...

AML recently introduced their newest Android product, the Striker Enterprise Mobile Computer and is pleased to announce that the Striker has now been certified by SOTI’s MobiControl solution. By taking advantage of SOTI’s impressive mobile device management solutions, businesses can manage their applications, user compliance, and security measures across all Striker mobile computers in the fiel

In today’s current economic climate, consumers are now turning to e-commerce not only due to convenience, but a way to access goods and services during the current pandemic situation. With heavy investment from businesses worldwide, the e-commerce business model is gaining momentum as a trading alternative within these uncertain times.

After exploring the end users, manufacturers and service bureaus involved in the 3D printing of parts for general industrial applications, we’ll be taking a look at the metal materials that are powering that sector. Given its ubiquity in manufacturing and particularly general industry, we’ll start with steel.

With a rugged housing, IP42 protection and they guarantee unique performances. Thanks to the optional stand it is possible to use the reader hands-free. In addition to sustain the scanner, the stand permits to activate "intelligent activation" function thanks to which it is possible the barcodes automatic scan, when presented in front of the reader. SCANMATIC guarantees an exceptional operation speed not having to orient the code for reading.

Socket Mobile is proud to announce that we support the iPhone SE 2020 with our one-handed DuraSled options. Apple continues to improve its line of phones and Socket Mobile is keeping in sync with this latest iPhone. The iPhone SE 2020 was introduced in April 2020 and critiques are saying it could be the best phone ever under $400, with a design, performance and cameras that all punch above its price.

According to a recent report by StudyFinds.org, four out of five parents are considering homeschooling their kids for the upcoming school year. Of those 2,000 parents surveyed, nearly half note that they are seriously considering implementing remote learning instruction from home in 2020 and 2021. One-fourth of parents surveyed revealed that they will not allow their children in a classroom.

 

As the COVID-19 crisis continues, families are...

ORLANDO, Fla., September 16, 2020 /NewswireJet/ — Logic Controls (https://logiccontrols.com/), a leading provider of Business Automation hardware and software, announces the Company’s pivot to diversify its product lines to new markets. Logic Controls, formally Bematech, based in Orlando, Florida, widely known for its excellence in the Point of Sale industry in Retail and Hospitality for over 30 years, now will serve the Healthcare, Industrial,...

From retail to transportation and logistics, to distribution centers and healthcare, our technology helps keep operations more productive and efficient. Now, our innovations are supporting a healthier and safer work environment, and helping shape the future of your operations.

A growing number of organizations in some democratic countries have introduced electronic voting systems with the aim of improving various aspects of the conventional voting process. E-Voting ensures faster vote count and tabulation alongside extremely accurate results, while reducing the chance for human error. Furthermore, it requires only the amount of ballot paper to be consumed for those who actually attend voting so the costs could be...

RFID Technology in retail is already widely used, but are there other ways to utilize this technology that the retail industry hasn't discovered? We take a look at 7 uses for RFID Technology in a retail setting & how it can benefit your business.

TSC Printronix Auto ID, a global leader in barcode label printing solutions, announces the launch of their upgraded Printronix Auto ID RFID printer line-up with expanded printing and encoding capabilities at better, more attractive pricing.The product update applies to the Printronix Auto ID T800, T4000, and award-winning T6000e RFID printers. The printers are capable of fulfilling both desktop and industrial printing needs on all mainstream,...

NiceLabel, a leading global developer of label design software and label management systems, has once again been named in SupplyChainBrain’s 100 Great Supply Chain Partners. The annual list names the top 100 supply chain vendors whose solutions have made a significant impact on the efficiency, customer service and overall supply chain performance of their customers. The company was previously named in the annual list in 2017.

Socket Mobile, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCKT), a leading innovator of data capture and delivery solutions for enhanced productivity, today announced that the SocketScan S550 Contactless Membership Card Reader/Writer has passed Apple Pay “VAS” (Value Added Service) certification process. The S550 now complies with Apple's NFC VAS Protocol to select and retrieve mobile passes from the Apple wallet resident on iPhones and Apple Watches.

It’s hard to imagine during the heyday of lead acid batteries that anyone would have thought something called “Battery Day” could be seen as a futuristic, sleek, design-savvy symbol of innovation. But in case you missed it, yesterday September 22nd was the annual Shareholder meeting for Tesla, an event they have branded as “Battery Day”, and is used as a showcase for new innovations, ideas and plans coming out of Tesla.

There’s nothing spooky about the great features we have for you this month. The days may be getting shorter, but our list of time-saving tools is only getting longer, helping you get more done in less time so you can take great care of your business, while enjoying all the tricks and treats of the season.

In the previous installment in our series on the use of 3D printing in the industrial goods sector, we discussed some general trends, as well as the key manufacturers of directed energy deposition (DED) systems that will continue to play a role in the industry. In this section, we’ll look at the other technologies, with particular focus on metal 3D printing.

After a seven-year run, our Triton wireless terminal is finally being retired. Triton was the third generation of a product family first introduced in 2002. Triton and its predecessors were the only dedicated terminal emulation devices on the market for almost two decades. 

In many countries, October is dedicated to cybersecurity awareness. Given connectivity from remote locations is on the rise, it is even more important to protect our networks and data from security attacks. Join Zebra as we review our commitment to security and how our devices can help guard your customers against security vulnerabilities.

By the end of 2019, the food and beverage industry was valued at $5943.8 billion worldwide* however, due to the 2020 worldwide Covid-19 pandemic the industry has become one of the most hard-hit sectors. Plummeting sales due to forced closures followed by lack of customer confidence to return to their establishments since lockdown easing has forced restaurants, cafes, pubs and any business that serves in-house food and drink to evaluate their...

Auerbach, 20.07.2020 – CHERRY, the Auerbach-based computer input device specialist and IGEL, provider of a next-generation edge operating system (OS) for cloud workspaces, announced that CHERRY has joined the new IGEL Ready program as a Technology Partner. IGEL Ready opens the central enterprise software for technology companies like CHERRY to integrate and validate their products. In this way, IGEL can support business growth and provide...

After exploring the users of 3D printing in the industrial goods segment, as well as service bureaus that are producing some of those goods, we’ll now be taking a look at the machine suppliers whose equipment is already being used for such purposes or those primed for growth in that field. Obviously, many different additive manufacturing (AM) systems can be used for fabricating parts for industrial applications, so in addition to highlighting a...

Elo’s Price Checker bundles come pre-configured with the Elo I-Series, an Edge Connect 2D Barcode Scanner and Power-Over-Ethernet module. ​​Available in 10-inch or 15.6-inch sizes with Android 8.1 and Google Play Services, the price checker bundles offer a plug and play solution powered by POE.

This solution is purposely designed to help retailers easily deploy a price checking experience with additional flexibility to support in-depth product...

The new family of high brightness, fine pitch LED displays and prepackaged video walls feature high resolution and environmental durability to support close-up daylight viewing

PORTLAND, Ore., September 1, 2020 – Planar, a global leader in visualization technology, is bringing bright, ultra-high definition video outside with the release of the Planar® HRO Series high resolution outdoor LED video walls. The Planar HRO Series expands the company's...

Janam's GT2 is an out-of-the-box solution that quickly and accurately reads the body temperature of individuals entering a facility. Schools across the country are deploying GT2 to keep staff and students safe. Watch this video to learn more.

Like an earthquake or a tsunami, the coronavirus pandemic has ripped apart and reshaped the retail landscape into a new normal. As retailers struggle to pivot and reboot this year, it’s clear that thinking innovatively and acting resourcefully are critical to survival, and eventually growth.

As of September 2020, the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) continues to spread despite months of persistent effort, involving 184 countries with more than 29.7million confirmed cases. While people around the world have been finding it hard to adapt to the New Normal, large-scale testing for the virus is considered to be of critical importance to identify cases as early as possible and conduct prompt contact tracing. In order to maximise...

When the COVID-19 wave first began rippling across the globe, many underestimated the full impact it would have on retailers. Now that we are in the throes of it, we are finally recognizing how different the brand-new business climate that we've found ourselves in really it. Consumer behavior has shifted in major ways, and retailers all across the country are trying to navigate how to operate and eventually reopen in this brave new world.

 

What...

NEW YORK, July 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Veea Inc., the pioneer in smart edge connectivity and computing, today announced that Seongnam, South Korea’s Smart City project is using Veea Smart Edge Nodes to enhance their latest cultural exhibits with Augmented Reality (AR) technology. The Seongnam Cultural Foundation’s Independent Activist Webtoon Project exhibit uses AR to delight, engage, and educate visitors as they learn about the lives and...

Ozone Sanitization System It sanitizes and sterilizes by eliminating VIRUSES, BACTERIA, MOLDS, FUNGI from masks, glasses, keys, smartphones, tablets, earphones, wallets, coins and any other personal items commonly used. SANItize box is a device particularly suitable for those sectors that involve close contact with the public, but also for all those businesses where the working tools should be preferably sanitized at the end of the day, and for...

We’re nearing the dog days of summer, but you might be wagging a metaphorical tail at some of these new features and upgrades. Take advantage of one or all, whether you’re working from a cabin, a cabana, or your couch … or wish to get there sooner.

TORRANCE, Calif. (August 20, 2020) – Citizen Systems America Corporation, a leading manufacturer of world-class printing technology, is proud to announce the release of the continuation models for the CL-S521, 621 and 700 barcode product category with the release of the type II products. These newer products will have the same excellent physical attributes as the type I models and will include a newer electronics architecture and additional...

27 Aug 2020

A national ID card needs to be durable and counterfeit-proof. Evolis, providers of personalization solutions for cards, will advise and support you in your project to print secure ID cards.

Like an earthquake or a tsunami, the coronavirus pandemic has ripped apart and reshaped the retail landscape into a new normal. As retailers struggle to pivot and reboot this year, it’s clear that thinking innovatively and acting resourcefully are critical to survival, and eventually growth.

At Samsung, we have a long tradition of supporting the communities where our employees live and work. Since the onset of COVID-19, we have worked with partner organizations across the country to provide assistance to communities in need. We were proud to donate more than $4 million dollars to organizations in New Jersey, California and Texas.

Opticon's M0-11 2D imager barcode scanner's shape and size make it a perfect fixed mount scanner for a variety of applications within retail, healthcare, manufacturing, transportation and logistics.

18 Aug 2020

PC POS SILK with Android 8.1 operating system: when performance encounters design.

3 Tools to Support Self-Service Payment Solutions for Retail and Restaurants

MagTek provides tools and services that support Contactless and Touch-Free transactions to satisfy demands in the current payments climate

 

Secure Contactless Hardware - kDynamo

A rugged, contactless card reader, that also accepts magstripe and EMV chip, kDynamo is a surround device designed to accommodate iOS tablets. kDynamo Air models are ready for mounting with a...

Easily find the exact printer you need for your application This tool allows you to select your industry/vertical, application, the type of printer you need, print volume, etc… And you will be shown the exact model for your situation the best fits your needs!

At the non-profit Tellus Science Museum in Cartersville, Georgia, things are looking a little brighter these days – literally. Working with local integration firm Owen Security Solutions, the museum invested in a wide range of vibrant webOS™-based digital displays from LG Business Solutions USA and a dedicated video wall mounting system designed and manufactured by Peerless-AV®. The eye-catching digital signage installation includes a...

The certification allows the UK label company to offer customers personalized AEP solutions that have been developed in-house, maximizing flexibility. AML’s team of in-house engineers has received comprehensive and extensive training on all aspects of AEP software development, allowing the company to provide its customers with a functional, efficient and user-friendly solution to label production. AEP can be personalised to suit each...

HP Inc.’s latest study on SMBs in Asia-Pacific, “Survival to Revival”, surveying 1,600 SMBs across eight countries in Asia reveals over 50 percent of small-medium business owners expect not just to survive but thrive following the pandemic and feel that digital transformation will be a key part of this revival. In response, HP is introducing integrated services-based print solutions including an HP Roam for Business bundle to make it easy to...

As we have explored some niche industrial sectors, such as agricultural and heavy equipment manufacturers, we’ve learned that, while most of the leading companies in the sector use 3D printing for prototyping and design purposes, they are only now beginning to dip their feet into making parts via additive manufacturing (AM). The same seems to be true of those corporations involved in producing industrial goods.

In this article, we’ll take a look...

MINNEAPOLIS, MN – June 23rd, 2020 – APG Cash Drawer, a fast-growing global manufacturer of cash management solutions, announced today the release of a new USB interface option: the 485 USBProLite™ USB to Serial Emulation Interface. This interface solution extends the company’s family of mobility and software integration tools to enable simple integration into POS applications in retail, hospitality, grocery and convenience

The SpacePole Duo™ sled enables the Honeywell CT40 mobile computer to be paired with a range of payment devices to create an integrated, fast and contactless mPOS solution anywhere. Ideal for shortening the transaction time between customer and operator, reducing dwell time and creating a more hygienic environment.

 

Suitable for applications in the following industries where a CT40 is required to be combined with a payment application:
• Field...

Network printers typically can be shared remotely by multiple users, requiring less maintenance and training. This type of printer has been preferred by IT managers and is used by many businesses who have chosen this type of networking to cater for its receipt and labelling requirements. The only small drawback is that they are not as easy to setup as simple as plug-and-play devices. Connecting a network printer with manual settings can be a...

A few weeks ago, during the InfoComm 2020 Connected virtual trade show, LG Business Solutions USA announced the introduction of over three dozen indoor and outdoor LED Signage displays – impactful and cost-effective displays that are ideal for commercial applications including retail stores, restaurants, conference rooms, hotels, theaters, museums, sports fields, stadiums and more.

They say the stars shine brighter in Hollywood and thanks to Samsung Display technology, Hollywood Park will be the brightest of them all. Samsung’s outdoor LED products were exclusively used to build SoFi Stadium’s 70,000 square-foot dual-sided center-hung videoboard and five levels of fascia display which will be used to elevate the fan experience to unparalleled heights.

Just because the sun is out longer and you can work from your patio doesn’t mean you should be working more hours. This month’s list of updates in QuickBooks® Online is all about helping you work smarter and faster, so you can enjoy more of summer while it lasts.

Shopevolution 7 is Datalogic‘s latest Omni-channel middleware for Self-Shopping, Queue-busting and Store Floor applications.

Shopevolution 7 is Datalogic‘s latest Omni-channel middleware for Self-Shopping, Queue-busting and Store Floor applications.

HP's Personnel Management Solution features check-in and temperature verification capabilities. The solution can also be programmed for facial identification, with users easily added in a few short clicks. Designed to help protect the health and safety of both employees and guests by preventing anyone with a temperature from entering a facility, alarms can be added to sound when those above the temperature threshold and those without access...

Are you wondering which Bluetooth barcode scanner is going to be the best fit for your app? There is no one-size-fits-all barcode scanner anymore. Bulky, thin, corded, cordless, attachable, durable, high-end… your options are almost endless. If you want to get the best bang for your buck and streamline your production (no matter what it is), then you need to have a crystal-clear understanding of your scanning needs and how they are compatible...

NEW YORK, June 25, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Veea Inc., a pioneer in smart edge connectivity and computing, today announced the availability of their Virtual Trusted Private Network (vTPN) Security as a Service (SaaS) solution, secured by Privafy™. The vTPN solution provides enterprise-grade security in a highly integrated package that uniquely meets the needs of the SMB/SME customer. vTPN integrates Privafy’s carrier-grade data-in-motion security...

2020 was already projected to be the year of explosive data center growth due to emerging 5G, IoT and IIoT technologies. Now several reports show that the recent COVID-19 pandemic has increased global Internet traffic with VPN usage and online gaming and video streaming levels reaching an all-time high. . From on-premises to colocations to the cloud, data centers of all sizes across all vertical markets are ramping up capacity to handle more...

Brea, CA., May 7, 2020 – TSC Printronix Auto ID, comprised of two industry-leading barcode printer brands, has announced a new strategic partnership with SOTI, the world’s most trusted mobile and IoT management solutions provider. Together, the companies will offer a series of barcode printers that are compatible with SOTI’s newest IoT management solution, SOTI Connect. As part of the partnership, TSC Printronix Auto ID has become an authorized...

Mobile "Personal" Printing Stations bring your team to the work and slash the time they waste walking. Labels are printed and applied right at the pallet. Receiving/Shipping volume skyrockets, labeling errors disappear, and labor costs drop. All while workers report greater job satisfaction and a safer work environment.

As our world adjusts to remote work, online status overviews and at-a-glance metrics are playing an even bigger role than normal when it comes to making business decisions. That’s why this month’s list of updates is full of useful overview tools – making it easy for you to monitor the health of your business, the information of your employees, and much more.

The AV900 is the innovative 2D image-based reader setting a new paradigm for logistic applications with high speed transportation systems on all conveyor sizes, airport baggage handling systems, as well as static reading applications.

Take it from us – the importance of Point of Sale (or POS) systems in business cannot be understated. The development and evolution of the POS system has increased rapidly over the past 20 years, benefiting the retail, leisure and hospitality sectors (in addition to others) by integrating cloud services, mobile and a multitude of other handy features designed to improve your bottom line.

We Edit and You Approve. Hello, happy customers! As a fellow business entity, we understand the importance of getting your company name out there and gaining visibility. If you know what SEO means (Search Engine Optimization) then you know that the more your business’ name is published online, the easier customers can find your company through an online search.

Discover the recent improvements that have been made to our Badgy200 solution. Badgy200 offers ready-to-use solutions, allowing you to produce your own personalized badges on plastic cards. Now, improvements have been made to enable it to better meet the expectations and needs of small and medium-sized businesses.

Bologna, May 27th, 2020. Datalogic, a global leader in the automatic data capture and process automation markets, announces an investment in AWM Smart Shelf, a California-based artificial intelligence and computer vision company.

MagTek and Magensa Services take on the responsibility of certification, freeing up restaurants and merchants to focus on service and the customer experience.

Deployed as a handheld card reader or at a stand-alone kiosk, the kDynamo is a rugged and reliable, multimedia-ready mobile device. Paired with an iOS tablet, kDynamo is ideally suited for the emerging no-contact demands of the current payments climate. Supported by the MagneSafe Security...

BIXOLON Ameria, a leading global Mobile, Label and POS Printer manufacturer today announced the launch of the SRP-Q200, a 2-inch Direct Thermal printer. Featuring a compact cube design, ergonomic functions, and competitive pricing, it’s ideal for a range of receipt and ticketing applications from Retail to Hospitality, Unified Commerce, Pop-Up Stores, Stand-Alone kiosks and so much more.

Home healthcare organizations are facing unprecedented challenges in today’s healthcare climate: as the U.S. home care market is poised to grow exponentially in the coming years to support the growing senior population, the industry is grappling with overwhelming operating constraints, a shortage of home health clinicians and ever changing regulatory requirements like the Patient-Driven Groupings Model (PDGM)

Bologna, April 30th 2020, With the new Memor™ 20, Datalogic is launching a PDA that empowers users in retail, field services, logistic environments, and healthcare, with a device that combines the best features of a smartphone with the highest standards of enterprise level devices.

As the COVID-19 pandemic plays out around the world, the challenges facing consumers, small businesses, self-employed workers, and accountants continues to grow. Intuit® shared today a number of actions we’re taking to provide relief to those who need it most – a set of initiatives that have the potential to generate hundreds of millions of dollars in value for our customers and for people in the communities in which we operate.

As customers transform their businesses to keep pace with today’s ever changing and uncertain business climate, our Partners play a critical role in helping them determine the requirements for building the right solutions to extract maximum value from their people, processes, and assets. That’s why Honeywell Productivity Products is excited to announce improvements to the Project Registration Program aimed to help partners increase profits,...

In the hospital environment, it is vital to identify employees to optimize flow and secure access to the establishment. Plastic hospital ID cards are the most suitable way to respond to the security needs of these establishments.

New York, USA– 27 March 2020. Veea, an innovator in network edge compute and connectivity platform solutions for “smart” applications, today announced that its VeeaHub-based solutions are designed and ready to meet the needs of COVID-19 healthcare providers and responders across the globe. With the rapid deployment of “pop-up” testing, temporary surge sites and treatment centers, the need for high-performance, resilient and scalable network...

We know you rely on your barcode scanners to keep operations running smoothly. But when you’re juggling multiple things at once – often literally – dropping a scanner is almost inevitable. And so are the negative effects of the elements and the wear that comes with everyday use.

Our facility in Norcross is open for business. Our supply chain and shipping procedures are unaffected and continue to operate as normal.

Of course, the health and welfare of our staff and customers remains our absolute priority and we will continue to be guided by the Georgia public health authorities.

Please contact your SpacePole representative for any further information, or contact us at info@spacepole.com 

 

3 Tools for Restaurants and Retail

to Succeed in the Current Business Climate

MagTek Provides Tools, Services, and Support to Maintain Secure Connection with Customers and Keep Business Going

 

Ready for Secure Call-In orders

From high-end meals to a week’s worth of groceries, home delivery is growing quickly as a predominant customer experience. This growing market demand requires businesses keep pace. MagTek secure card reader authenticators ease...

The Gryphon 4500 series stands out with an elegant and trendy design, user friendly ergonomics and features the most advanced megapixel sensor with warm-white-illumination 2D technology for outstanding performance. The Gryphon 4500 omnidirectional imager provides snappy reading performance on all common 1D and 2D codes. High Density (HD) models are available for reading smaller, condensed codes as well as Dot codes. A dedicated version with...

Printronix Auto ID is announcing an upgrade to its worldwide printer warranty program. As of April 1, 2020 all current printers are now offered with a two-year warranty, doubling the previous warranty period. In line with this change, all return-to-depot service pricing has been reduced to reflect the increased warranty period.

Customers can price check, review product information, and even check stock of an item in another store – or buy it online and avoid the checkout lines completely. Today’s brick and mortar customers will only keep returning to the store if they can be guaranteed a great customer experience.

As touch screen terminals, kiosks, and tablets become increasingly frequent in the way retail stores and restaurants do business, and with COVID-19’s arrival in the United States, touch screens need to be frequently and thoroughly sanitized to reduce the risk of spreading infection.

You are already aware of the impact that coronavirus (COVID-19) is making on restaurants across the world. Unfortunately, this crisis has put a halt on practically all dine-in service, leaving restaurants dependent on alternative service options like delivery, takeout, and curbside pickup. While this is a difficult time, there are several ways for restaurants to keep business flowing. Read on to discover four survival tips for restaurants during...

As a responsible employer and business partner, NiceLabel is taking global protective measures following the latest news about the coronavirus outbreak. Based on recently adopted rules regarding our business travel and organizing/hosting events, our customer-facing teams are currently unable to perform their regular face-to-face activities at NiceLabel’s offices or at client locations.

Using barcodes strictly for scanning barcodes while shopping or for inventory management are a thing of the past. A simple code that has gone from 1D to 2D, scanned on paper and then scanned on screens, has become a pervasive necessity for every single item that we purchase or use. Who knew that from a mere grocery store, our everyday barcodes would evolve so much in the way they’re used and the industries that they are used in.

This technical bulletin describes the recommended cleaning and disinfecting procedure for Elo products relative to Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). Included are recommended disinfectant products that are safe for use with Elo products and approved by the US Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

NRF   is a wonderful show for multiple reasons – it’s where over 40,000 retail industry professionals gather to share ideas, build partnerships, and experience the year’s latest technology. Speaking of partnerships, one of Star’s favorite reasons for being at Retail’s Big Show is the dedicated time we give to catching up with our many  retail software partners .

In today’s blog post, discover what one of Star’s POS software partners, Tulip , is...

The best way to clean and sanitize your AML mobile computer or kiosk is to use a diluted solution of three parts water and one part rubbing alcohol. Rubbing alcohol is a diluted form of isopropyl alcohol. It typically contains 70% isopropyl alcohol with the balance consisting of other denaturants.

The VM3A vehicle-mounted computer offers breakthrough features to eliminate downtime and maximize capital investment. The rugged,Android™-based VM3A device offers all the advantages of Honeywell’s Mobility Edge™ platform – including the ability to accelerate provisioning, application certification and deployment across the enterprise.

The T6000e is one of the most versatile printers on the market offering high speed printing, multiple connectivity options and the ability to print and encode on standard and on-metal labels.The T6000e sets the standard for productivity and versatility in fast paced environments where speed, exceptional print quality and advanced features such as RFID are needed.

Without a doubt, a large video wall is a high-impact strategy for delivering targeted content and capturing the attention of customers, visitors or employees. But an appropriate display type must be chosen according to the installation space and requirements. Here are some examples of selecting the right displays for video walls.

TORRANCE, Calif. (Feb. 17th 2020) – Citizen Systems America Corporation, a leading manufacturer of world-class printing technology, is proud to announce the release of the new CT-S601IIR Re-stick, liner-free receipt printer. This efficient and highly sought-after printer technology offers Citizen’s North and South American customers the newest addition to the company’s point-of-sale category. The CT-S601IIR was previewed at the National Retail...

In October, a New York City Police Department officer on Staten Island wore a body camera that unexpectedly began smoking and caught on fire. Thankfully, the officer was unharmed, but it did cause the NYPD to stop all usage of that particular body camera – the VIEVU LE5 Body-Worn Camera – until the incident was investigated and the cause determined by a forensic expert. This unfortunately impedes the department’s goal of having every officer...

So, you’re looking to take advantage of self-service kiosk technology. You know that self-service solutions can boost profits, increase order accuracy, and improve the customer experience. But how do you ensure a successful kiosk implementation?

First and foremost, it’s important to remember that understanding the environment in which the self-service kiosk will operate is crucial to its success. If the kiosk will remain unattended for the most...

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 Kick-off HIMSS 2020 with Code and some of our closest partners! 

 

What makes the John Lennon Room Special? The John Lennon Room is a secret room inside of the Hard Rock Cafe which contains rare memorabilia donated by Yoko Ono or purchased by the Hard Rock over the years. It's a true treat that only a few get to experience! The room opens up to an expansive private...

Across hotel lobbies and restaurants to retail shops and corporate offices, interactive devices are increasingly available for people to use. Trips to the local supermarket include self-checkout options, while technology in a retail showroom can showcase products that aren't physically in-store. And in the quick-serve restaurant industry, we see heavy hitters like McDonald's and Taco Bell enhancing guest experiences with next-level interactivity...

Retail is changing rapidly as shoppers demand a seamless shopping experience across channels. As the physical and digital store unify, it is imperative to have one unified view of the customer, inventory, and pricing. The POS system serves as a backbone of all these transactions from initial order to fulfillment and final payment across physical and digital channels.

Zebra’s new Certified Refurbished Devices, Buy-Back and Recycle Services programs enable partners to help customers traverse technology gaps and accelerate technology refreshes while demonstrating social responsibility.

Philips Professional Display Solutions today announced its upcoming product pipeline on the first date of ISE 2020. A wide range of new digital signage, professional TVs, LED and collaborative solutions will further increase the company’s momentum, bring the latest technology to a variety of companies in the education, hospitality, corporate, retail and food and beverage industries across key markets.

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Product Sunset Notice for DynaPro, DynaPro v3, and DynaPro mini PCI PTS 3.X certification expires April 30, 2020.

• Final NEW ORDER Date: Friday, March 13, 2020. Orders must be placed by March 13, 2020 in order to ship by the April 30th date.
• Final NEW ORDER shipment date: April 30, 2020.
• Customer/Reseller/Distributor Distribution: Deployment can continue as long as:
     1. Devices were shipped from MagTek prior to April 30, 2020.
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Behind every phone and tablet, there is untapped potential. Getting the most out of your mobility investment can mean the difference between outpacing your competition or being left behind. There are many ways to expand the functionality of your devices to ensure you’re getting the most out of every mile.

Cash usage in Europe varies substantially when analysing individual regions. In Italy, 83% of all POS transactions were paid for by cash, with Germany following at 75% due to their dominant cash-oriented culture, comparative to Sweden at 20%.

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. announced the “Age of Experience” at the opening keynote at CES. As the featured keynote speaker, Samsung Consumer Electronics President and CEO H.S. Kim heralded a decade of human-centric innovation that seamlessly combines hardware and software to create personalized experiences that make life more convenient, more enjoyable, and more meaningful.

LG’s new 55SVH7F and 55SVH7PF-H are 0.44mm even bezel video wall panels that create a virtually seamless image, with vivid uniform color throughout the assembled large screen. Both models also feature a new embedded Smart Calibration tool that reduces both installation and maintenance time, and ensures consistent performance. Additionally, model 55SVH7PF-H is designed with an external power box with a long range, which can be easily installed and...

Healthcare printing ranges from small labels for labeling specimen containers and slides and to full-size documents such as lengthy reports and patient records. All of these needs are specific to the department or the facility, and require the right printer for the job. As General Data is a premier partner with the industry's top printer manufacturers, we can help you find the printer to meet the demands of your hospital or healthcare facility.

With over 30 years’ experience providing POS hardware to major high-street retailers as well as independents, Star is widely acknowledged as the leading hardware innovator in the move from traditional POS terminals to tablet POS featuring lower cost hardware that can be mobile or fixed and easily upgradable as a business grows. With software that is flexible, low cost and progressively scalable according to individual business needs, tablet POS...

Eugene, OR, January 8th 2020. Datalogic, a global leader in the automatic data capture and process automation markets, is pleased to announce new vision technology for self-checkout that help eliminate shopper frustration and fight checkout shrink – major areas of concern for retail enterprises, grocery stores and store operations. These self-checkout technologies will be shown at the National Retail Federation (NRF) Big Show 2020 at the Jacob K....

Do RFID badges only make you think of opening doors? This series explores the wide variety of uses for secure credentials. This installment: another common use, IAM.

We know cash flow is vital to the success and growth of any business. That’s why over the past two years, we’ve studied the topic to better understand the behaviors, attitudes, and cash flow challenges experienced by small businesses and self-employed professionals around the world.

Digital touchscreen technology is popping up everywhere, and the question from a lot of companies is, “How can we swipe a piece of the interactive pie?” The flexibility available through hardware and software means customization is not only a possibility, but a preference. Providing solutions unique to a company’s offering or communications opens up the opportunity to intelligently integrate tech. Touchscreens provide the ability to empower...

The business outlook for the new year is positive. Despite rumblings about a possible recession, the effects of a trade war and an ongoing transformation in retail, the market is showing strong signs of stability. This bodes well for retailers and the POS solution providers who supply them with technology and services.

Challenge: Old School Inkjet Printing Provided Inferior Results Until recently ComForCare used an inkjet printer to create employee identification cards, a time-consuming process which required heat sealing. The result of this type of ID badge printing was a less than desirable look, which did nothing to enhance the company’s brand in a competitive market. The company had begun a rebranding campaign and wanted to ensure that their ID badges...

Our CT-S310II is the ideal #POS #printer for those who want to limit their impact on the environment. Fondly named the eco-POS printer, the CT-S310II features an energy star power supply, a paper saving function, halogen free housing and packaging made from recycled materials. Check it out for yourself!

Healthcare printing ranges from small labels for labeling specimen containers and slides and to full-size documents such as lengthy reports and patient records. All of these needs are specific to the department or the facility, and require the right printer for the job. As General Data is a premier partner with the industry's top printer manufacturers, we can help you find the printer to meet the demands of your hospital or healthcare facility.

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We have some exciting news to announce for 2020! Over the last several months, we've been hyperfocused on developing new products to launch early next year. We'll be introducing them for the first time at NRF, Retail's Big Show in January. Stay tuned for more details and sneak peeks closer to the show date. If you're attending or exhibiting at the show, we welcome you to stop by booth #919 to view our latest offerings.

NEWARK, Calif., Nov. 19, 2019 – Socket Mobile, Inc’s Capture SDK announced full compatibility with iOS 13 and iPad OS today. Socket Mobile, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCKT) is a leading innovator of data capture and delivery solutions for enhanced productivity. The Capture SDK is used by application developers like Shopify, Square and others to seamlessly integrate wireless barcode scanning into iOS-based applications.

The key to the success of large venues such as casinos, hotels and stadiums is delivering a customer experience that makes people feel like more than just a number walking through the door. The biggest challenge that casinos tackle is servicing all of their customers as efficiently as possible with the first physical touch points of their venue and brand.

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A 2013 research study of the 50 happiest companies in the US, conducted by CareerBliss.com, didn’t feature a single retail company. A 2016 survey by Korn Ferry warned against the rising retail turnover rates at 65%, the highest rate since the Great Recession. A study by Manpower Group revealed that 74% of retail associates check job listings while on the clock at their current job. And only last year, LinkedIn reported a massive drop in the...

Star Micronics, a leading manufacturer of packaged and modular specialist kiosk printing solutions, announces the latest additions to its range of Sanei SK1 kiosk printers, the SK1-211/221 and SK1-311/321 series, as well as the new low cost SK4-21 and SK4-31. These printers enhance Star’s wide selection of highly compact Sanei open frame printers for limited space enclosures.

Today’s working environments typically deploy a fleet of PCs, each containing a hard drive, memory, sometimes video cards and more importantly either a Windows or Mac OS X operating system. The very nature of this setup introduces vulnerabilities in security with risk of hacking or device theft, plus ongoing management and maintenance requirements for both software and hardware, and generally high power consumption. Chasing problems from PC to PC...

We have some exciting news to announce for 2020! Over the last several months, we've been hyperfocused on developing new products to launch early next year. We'll be introducing them for the first time at NRF, Retail's Big Show in January. Stay tuned for more details and sneak peeks closer to the show date. If you're attending or exhibiting at the show, we welcome you to stop by booth #919 to view our latest offerings. 

 

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Every merchant is looking for an edge – a way not only to make more money, but also to hit on fresh methods for building customer loyalty and trust. As we look to a new decade and as payments technology advances, eyes are turning toward point-of-sale (POS) insurance offerings for retail purchases.

Janam Technologies LLC, a leading provider of rugged mobile computers that scan barcodes and communicate wirelessly, announced today that its newest rugged mobile computers are technically certified to run Century Software’s TinyTERM Enterprise mobile application.

MONTREAL and SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ, Nov. 5, 2019 /PRNewswire/ - Posera Ltd. (TSX : PAY), a global provider of software solutions for the hospitality industry, and Touch Dynamic, a leading manufacturer of all-in-one touch systems, industrial PCs, and mobile point-of-sale (POS) tablets, announce the launch of the new Maitre'D POS mobile system, powered by the Quest POS tablet series, enabling merchants to use Maitre'D as a mobile POS for table-side...

LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ: ZBRA), an innovator at the edge of the enterprise with solutions and partners that enable businesses to gain a performance edge, today announced that the Troy (NY) Police Department (Troy PD) has improved its patrol-car technology, officer mobility and emergency response with Zebra XSLATE R12 rugged tablets. The Zebra XSLATE R12 rugged tablets have helped officers...

The cannabis industry is booming – and it’s expected to continue doing so. According to Grand View Research , the global legal marijuana market is expected to reach $66.3 billion by the end of 2025, and each year brings new legalization across the world.

Whether you’re in the business of opening a cannabis business yourself or are looking to provide cannabis point of sale (POS) solutions to your customers, it’s important to understand the...

Touch Dynamic, a leading manufacturer of all-in-one point of sale (POS) systems, small form factor PCs, rugged tablets and POS peripherals, once again took home the exclusive Vendor Award of Excellence in the Hardware Manufacturer category at 2019’s RSPA Vendor Award of Excellence Ceremony on July 30th, 2019 in the Lila Cockrell Theater in the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center.

SATO America, a leading provider of barcode and RFID application solutions has launched the WS2 direct thermal desktop printer. Setting the new standard in 2-inch printing, the space-saving, hygienic WS2 is the industry’s first disinfectant-ready label printer with antimicrobial casing and can accommodate a wide array of media types to meet a multitude of print-on-demand needs with a focus on healthcar

Digital Signage Expo 2019 gave us the opportunity to sit down with advisory board members, content experts, strategists and other industry voices to get the lay of the digital signage landscape from a myriad of perspectives. In particular, we wanted to know what should be top of mind for hungry beginners itching to get their feet wet in our growing space.

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Digital Signage Expo 2019 gave us the opportunity to sit down with advisory board members, content experts, strategists and other industry voices to get the lay of the digital signage landscape from a myriad of perspectives. In particular, we wanted to know what should be top of mind for hungry beginners itching to get their feet wet in our growing space.

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Get ready for the 2019 Holiday Shopping season and new Fall 2019 product introductions. Check out our new video blog (vlog) to see how MTI can help your retail store be ready in time for the holiday season. Wade Wheeler, Creative Director, discusses the upcoming holiday season, new product introductions and how MTI’s approach to retail security can help retailers select the right security for each in store planogram position.

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Cypress, CA, October 18, 2019– ID TECH is the first and only company to provide certified, EMV Contactless devices that support UnionPay for Transit. ID TECH has accomplished another major achievement by being the first payment hardware vendor to certify Contactless devices with UnionPay Transit. The two ID TECH products that were certified in parallel are both the Kiosk III and Kiosk IV. Currently, the Kiosk IV with CUP Transit has successfully...

Socket Mobile prides itself on providing Bluetooth barcode scanners that can fit in almost any situation for virtually any industry’s needs. But, how do you know which reader is right for you? SocketScan or DuraScan? What are the differences between these scanners? Socket Mobile’s series of barcode scanners come in several different scanning technologies, and each one suits a particular clientele’s needs.

Patient safety and cleanliness is of the upmost importance to healthcare professionals. At Opticon, it is essential that our products are built to succeed in their area of application. Our disinfectant-ready products are designed specifically as a healthcare solution to ensure a sanitary product without hindering the integrity of the device itself.

NiceLabel is the first ISV (independent software vendor) to sign up to the recently launched new Citizen Consul Club for ISVs, an extension of their existing Citizen Consul Club, developed exclusively for ISVs in order to open the door for further business potential by widening the partner network and introducing ISVs to Citizen resellers.

Do RFID badges only make you think of opening doors or logging into a computer? This series will explore the wide variety of uses for secure credentials. Up first...secure printing!

Intuit® is taking the next step in making QuickBooks® Online the premier solution for small- and mid-size businesses (SMBs) by acquiring ChronoBooks, a cloud-based solution that accountants and SMBs rely on to view and restore historical QuickBooks Online activity. In the near future, each QuickBooks Online Advanced plan will include ChronoBooks at no additional charge.

There’s always a tremendous amount of fan excitement in Toronto’s Maple Leaf Square before and during hockey games; and in Jurassic Park, home to Raptors fans during basketball games. The public square has a capacity of 5,000 people, and hosts pre-game gatherings and outdoor viewings of games like season openers and playoffs for both the Toronto Maple Leafs and Toronto Raptors.

Market Study Report Has Added A New Report On Retail Point-of-Sale (POS) Terminals Market That Provides A Comprehensive Review Of This Industry With Respect To The Driving Forces Influencing The Market Size. Comprising The Current And Future Trends Defining The Dynamics Of This Industry Vertical, This Report Also Incorporates The Regional Landscape Of Retail Point-of-Sale (POS) Terminals Market In Tandem With Its Competitive Terrain.

Direct Thermal

Direct Thermal printing is the standard in many industries that need to consistently print text or images, the best example being printing receipts. The Direct Thermal process involves two steps: heating up the printhead, and the printhead coming into contact with the heat-sensitive paper. The paper type is the key in this process because, if the paper is not chemically-coated to be heat sensitive, the printhead will not be able...

To some, a cash drawer might just look like, well, a cash drawer. But when it comes to choosing a cash drawer as a business owner, cash drawers become a bit more complex. How will it fit in your space? Is it big enough to accommodate your day-to-day transactions? What kind of till do you need? The list of considerations goes on and on.

Star is here to make the cash drawer selection process a bit more transparent and easier for you. Let’s explore...

On October 11, 2019 AV Magazine announced the 2019 AV Award winners. The AV industry turned out in full force to celebrate the finest examples of tech innovation, talent and creativity at the AV Awards celebration. Renowned as The Oscars of the AV world, this year the ever-evolving event moved to a new venue, the spectacular Battersea Evolution, to mark the industry’s achievements in style.

There, Elo won the ‘Retail Project of the Year’...

On October 11, 2019 AV Magazine announced the 2019 AV Award winners. The AV industry turned out in full force to celebrate the finest examples of tech innovation, talent and creativity at the AV Awards celebration. Renowned as The Oscars of the AV world, this year the ever-evolving event moved to a new venue, the spectacular Battersea Evolution, to mark the industry’s achievements in style.

There, Elo won the ‘Retail Project of the Year’...

Each month, bills come around. There’s no avoiding them, and there’s no stopping them. Although many companies are opening their payment methods up to online payment options, there are still customers who prefer to pay with cash or check, or simply don’t want their credit card information online.

DENSO, the inventor of the QR code, demonstrated image recognition technology at PackExpo this week. A new and clever approach to image recognition, the technology converts facial recognition data to a special encrypted QR code that can be applied to an ID card for access control or other uses. The facial image data is embedded in a QR code that is both encrypted and hidden from a standard QR code reader.

Many brands have started taking advantage of the benefits offered by the Out-of-Home (OOH) advertising sector. And that list of benefits is quite long: Higher levels of trust in the Millennial and Generation Z markets, high rates of post-exposure online activation, and the simple fact that they can’t be turned off, to name just a few. Digital Out-of-Home (DOOH) combines those benefits with a host of its own. DOOH is a booming sector, ripe with...

NEWARK, Calif., October 07, 2019 – Socket Mobile, Inc. (NASDAQ: SCKT), a leading innovator of data capture and delivery solutions for enhanced productivity launches a new family of scanning sleds - DuraSled™ for the iPhone X and 11. The DuraSled series supports all the latest iPhones and the iPod Touch.

ALPHARETTA, Ga.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Philips Professional Display Solutions (Philips PDS), the market-leading digital display solutions provider, today announced its partnership with Meetio, a global leader in meeting management software. The two now offer a go-to bundled solution for meeting room management that combines Philips’ T-line of displays with Meetio’s room management software.

NiceLabel 2019 is the next logical step in evolution of the new-generation NiceLabel software that started with NiceLabel 2017. NiceLabel 2019 is built upon NiceLabel 2017 and shares the same core components. NiceLabel 2017 files are 100% compatible with NiceLabel 2019. You can use all existing label assets that you created with NiceLabel 2017 without any need for conversion or migration.

NiceLabel is one of the 105 most successful companies in 22 countries of Central- and South-Eastern Europe, according to the recent research, conducted by IEDC business school and CEEMAN management development association, with support of European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD). The objective of their extensive international research project was to identify CEE and SEE companies that are the leaders in their respective niche...

Seal Beach, CA, July 25, 2019 - MagTek, Inc., the world's leading supplier of retail payments security technology, announces the release of iDynamo 6, the latest Secure Card Reader Authenticator built to work with iOS, Android, and Windows Operating Systems. Understanding the demand for flexible payment devices, iDynamo 6 is a reader that is not just secure, but satisfies the requirements of ISVs, VARs, and Resellers for a single device that can...

Welcome to the Star Software Update, the regular series of blog updates where Star’s Integration Team informs you about the latest important Star Micronics software updates.

In this edition:

Peripheral Usage for mC-Print2 and mC-Print3 (WebPRNT)

Scale Data Output Utility

Read on to learn what each update entails.

Peripheral Usage for mC-Print2 and mC-Print3 (WebPRNT)

Release Date:

This update was released on October 2, 2019.

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QuickBooks Connect is returning to San Jose, Calif. Nov. 6-8, with three days of non-stop learning and growth opportunities for all attendees. With an exciting lineup of main stage speakers and educational breakout sessions, QuickBooks Connect will offer personalized help and expertise tailored to future-proofing the businesses of those in attendance, including accountants, developers, self-employed individuals and small business owners.

Featuring StarPRNT emulation, higher reliability, and improved performance

Somerset, NJ – Oct. 10, 2019 – Star Micronics , a leading manufacturer of mobile, point of sale (POS), and customer engagement technologies, is excited to announce a new generation of its SK1 kiosk printers, the SK1-211 and SK1-311.

The SK1-211 and SK1-311 will ship standard with StarPRNT emulation, which will allow software developers to take advantage of the full stack...

Wind Gap, PA, August 29, 2019 – Innovative Control Systems (ICS), a leading manufacturer of outdoor kiosks, and ID TECH, a designer and manufacturer of payment devices and components, announce ICS’s EMV L3 certification with their CAGE solution and ID TECH’s VP5300 unattended credit card reader.

Nearly every consumer carrying a smartphone has used a mobile application for ordering, purchasing, product reviews or other productivity applications. Now mobile technology is driving unprecedented change in the restaurant and retail industries as the foundation for future enterprise architectures increasing the flexibility and simplicity of new technology innovation. As companies continue to invest in a mobile-first approach for consumer-facing...

Many point-of-sale solution providers lack the budget or resources to dedicate a digital marketing plan. While an online presence is essential to doing business, there are certain tactics to consider before starting a digital marketing plan. Some strategies can be easy to implement without a big investment. Since solution providers tend to be technicians, they need help with marketing. Here are some suggestions:

Thermal printers offer so many benefits that it’s understandable why most large-scale retailers have already switched to highly reliable, extremely efficient and cost-effective Thermal printing technology. Thermal printing is incredibly flexible, allowing it to be integrated with different kinds of labeling and printing systems already being used by retail businesses. Also, for the many retailers that are embracing RFID technology for their...

We are very excited to announce that you now have the option to buy Printronix products from BlueStar! Previously signed to the Printronix Auto ID acquisition, BlueStar is now taking on and supporting the Printronix Line Matrix, SIDM and consumables products.

27 Sep 2019