The most widely purchased barcode scanners on the market

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Barcode scanners come in a wide variety of types for scanning bar codes in retail, warehousing, shipping & receiving and in environments like doctor’s office and hospitals. Scanners come in many formats like handheld, handsfree and presentation applications like you find in most popular retail stores today.

ls2208 barcode scanner with standSome scanners like the popular Zebra LS2208 for it’s pricing and simplicity can be purchased here. This scanner is capable of scanning a label 25 inches away and supports scanning high density bar codes on small retail items. It’s also available with or without a stand to hold the scanner in-place leaving your workers handsfree to do other tasks. The next generation in 1D scanning, the LS2208 gives you the same reliability and ergonomics of the other most popular scanners on the market to date with enhanced features that you scan more types of bar codes at further distances.

Accessories expand your scanning needs

From power supplies, battery packs, USB adapters, holsters, mounts to fit every just about every barcode scanning need. Not only do accessories allow your workforce to be more productive but, compliment and enhance your scanner operations in any environment.


Looking for a scanner suitable to fit your business needs as well as budget? Visit or use their free online chat to speak with one of their certified sales & support team.

Wearable Computer Devices

Honeywell offers ring scanners and wrist mounted mobile computers such as the 8670 bluetooth ring scanner, 8680i mini mobile computer as well as the wearable D70e and D75e mobile computers.

honeywell 8670 ring scannerThe 8670 ring scanner is a great choice if you’re looking to give your employees full mobility in any environment suitable for such a device. If you’re looking to grow your revenue by taking advantage of new technology solutions, please let us guide you through the details of two of our newly launched scanner products: 8670 Wireless Ring Scanner and Vuquest 3320g hands-free scanner- during an insightful on-demand webinar event. Our experts will share their knowledge, experience and best practices to help you improve and maximize the benefits of our expanded solutions portfolio. The 8670 wireless ring scanner with bluetooth technology brings exceptional 1d and 2d scan performances of other handheld devices in a small form factor. Not only is this device small and compact but, with it’s rugged design optimized for harsh usage and environments. It’s two-piece design includes a small, lightweight scaner that mounts on the finger and a Bluetooth module worn comfortably on the wrist.


honeywell 8680i wearable mini mobile computerThe 8680i wearable mini mobile computer device is Honeywell’s most advanced compact, ergonomic, high-performance Bluetooth wearable scanning solution for helping businesses streamline high-volume workflows such as picking, packing and sorting for increased speed and efficiency with every transaction. This device is available in a Standard model for simple Bluetooth-paired data collection or an Advanced model for standalone operation in directed workflows, the 8680i wearable mini mobile can add efficiency and effectiveness to the most common tasks. It’s flexible configuration options can be tailored to the work environment with a choice of a two-finger ring or a glove option (coming soon).

Some of the other devices available from Honeywell include the SRX-SL (headset) and the wristmount for the D70e and D75e mobile computers. Like the standard range laser ring scanner for the D70e and the High-Performance 2d imager ring scanner.



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Honeywell Mobility Edge

A unified & dynamic platform design to reduce complexity to build, deploy, manage and extend the life cycle of mobile solutions across customers’ enterprises better, faster, with less risk, & less cost. Some customer benefits are flexibility and reduced costs to deploy additional device form factors and classes due to no added dev or cert costs given common module/sw image. Many companies are feeling constrained by a complex system of devices, apps, and infrastructure. You can watch the video to learn more about Honeywell’s Mobility Edge.


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Honeywell has spoken with hundreds of companies about the challenges of deploying and managing mobile devices across their enterprises – and their voices are clear. Many companies are feeling constrained by a complex system of devices, apps, and infrastructure. Here are the most common challenges they cited.


Found out how Honeywell Products can work better for you and your business’ mobile applications reducing complexity and extending the lifecyle of your mobile deployments. Get started with Mobility Edge and arrange for a no-cost session with the Barcodefactory team.

Ease into Android with the Honeywell CN80

dolphin cn80 mobile computerNow that Windows end-of-life was officially announced, it’s time to start thinking about your transition to Android. Many businesses are adopting a staggered approach and staying with mobile solutions that support keypad-dependent apps.

The Honeywell Dolphin CN80, built on the Mobility Edge platform, features touchscreen and keys, giving you additional time to write new apps and interfaces before making the full transition. It also facilitates the move to full touchscreen, as workers will be familiar with the hardware.

Built on the Honeywell Mobility Edge™ platform, the Dolphin CN80 device offers an integrated, repeatable, and scalable approach based on a common hardware and software platform – unleashing customers from constraints faced today around integration and inflexible technologies without sacrificing enterprise security, reliability, performance, or management features. Juggling multiple devices across the enterprise introduces time- and cost-intensive complexities for Enterprise IT to manage and maintain. The Mobility Edge platform enables customers to accelerate provisioning, certification, and deployment across the enterprise. The Dolphin CN80 device offers an extended product life-cycle across four generations of Android, from Android Nougat to Android Q, to maximize return on customer investment and provide a lower overall TCO. The device’s advanced enterprise life-cycle tools also simplify frequently repeated tasks such as software updates, training new employees, and managing spare pools.

The ultra-rugged Dolphin CN80 mobile computer features a fast processor, advanced network connectivity, and enhanced 1D/2D scanning plus extended battery life lasting twice as long as previous generations to keep workers connected and productive throughout multiple shifts. The large, vivid, 106.7 mm (4.2 in) touchscreen display can be read easily indoors and out and used with finger, glove, or stylus – making it ideal for warehouse, cold storage, field mobility, and other challenging environments.


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Manage and Track Fixed Assets

Easily track all your assets in your facilities with Asset Track software. Record supplier and user information with ease. Know where your assets are located in your warehouse or facility. Scan barcodes or produce barcode labels directly with Asset Tracking software.

Loan Tools & Equipment
asset track tools and equipmentLoan tools and equipment to staff and members while keeping record of past-due items and send automatic reminders to return the borrowed equipment. Just scan an asset and automatically look up borrower information from Active Directory, third party software or the Asset Tracking database. Borrower information is then linked and updated in the assets record. Borrow date, expected return date, and other information

Tacking Fixed Assets
Conduct physical counts of all of your fixed assets and update the location, condition and custody information. Easily, notify management about missing assets.

Manage Depreciation
Select from various standard depreciation formulas or define your own. Record depreciation history and generate various depreciation reports.

Fixed Asset Audits
fixed asset auditPerform regular audits on your fixed assets using a portable tablet and update asset information as your find them, such as location, condition and custody. Easily, generate reports of missing and moved items.



Found out more on how you can start tracking all your assets within your warehouse and facilities. The Barcodefactory offers a wide selection in tracking software from brands like Jolly Technologies and Redbeam.

MODEX 2018 was a great success for Sato

MODEX 2018 was a great success, and we would like to provide a brief recap of all the highlights from the show. The new technologies displayed were exciting and promised for a future-proof supply chain. Over 30,000 people from 110 countries walked the show floor in Atlanta, and over 900 exhibitors demonstrated their latest technologies. Do not miss the photos and videos we made with our SATO Prestige Partners.
Also in this issue, a great way to save money! Take advantage of our promotion for print engines and your customers will thank you. Get the latest price list and media price list to stay-up-to-date and take advantage of the complimentary white paper.

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At MODEX 2018, we took the opportunity to ask print and apply subject matter experts questions about future trends for the supply chain industry, print and apply labeling systems, and how SATO can help to improve business. Thank you to all our partners who participated and providing valuable insight into your current print and apply labeling applications.

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In case you could not make it to MODEX 2018, we got you covered. It was a fantastic show, and we had some great conversations! We captured the latest solutions from our partners and visited customers to see print and apply solutions in action. Browse through SATO’s photo album and see if you can spot your booth! 

Check out the interviews below:



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New Mobile Devices from Honeywell

Honeywell’s innovative, rugged and user-friendly handheld computers provide multi-purpose utility and improved productivity for mobile workers with their combination of integrated scanning, real-time communications with back-office systems, ergonomic design and long battery life which lead’s to greater efficiency and output and a lower total cost of ownership for your business.

What’s new from Honeywell? The CN75 and CN75e which is an ultra-rugged mobile computer that comes with Windows Embedded 6.5 or Android 6.0 operating systems. The versatility that enterprise customers demand, providing the choice of a Windows or Android operating system on a single device for flexible application support and migration.

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Honeywell handheld computers combine the advantages of consumer PDAs and high-end industrial mobile computers into a single rugged package. Like PDAs, Honeywell devices are small and lightweight. Yet they provide targeted functionality, a tactical keypad and enhanced connectivity, including industry standard 802.11x, Cisco® compatibility, and Bluetooth®. For even greater simplicity, get our unique FlexDock Modular Docking System. It’s a single docking infrastructure that can support your charging and communications needs for a mix of rugged handheld computers as well as mobile printers.

Talk to a Honeywell expert with over 20 plus years in the business of selling and supplying customer’s with handheld computers to meet all types of demands your company requires to get the job done right. The Barcodefactory has a knowledgeable and certified staff with all kinds of products from Honeywell.


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Migrating to Zebra’s Android LTE Portfolio

Verizon will be shutting down it’s 2G & 3G networks starting in 2020. With other U.S. carriers likely to follow suit, your customers may find non-LTE devices stop working for them. Combine carrier upgrades with Microsoft’s plan to end support for the Windows Mobile and Embedded Compact operating systems (Jan. 2020), and you’ll see why it’s time for your customers to upgrade to Zebra’s Android LTE portfolio.

When they migrate, your customers will experience higher voice quality and more reliable coverage, and enjoy data rates 10 times the speed of 3G. And they can often keep using the same device via a SIM card, or upgrade to an advanced, workforce-multiplying device.

Looking to upgrade your mobile device?

zebra tc75 touch series mobile computerTC75x – Introducing the TC75 Series, the Android mobile computer that delivers it all. A rugged design that delivers reliable everyday operation.

Fast data access with support for all 4G GSM cellular networks. And a full complement of accessories meets the unique needs of virtually any mobile worker.

zebra tc56 mobile computerTC56 – Designed for the new business world, the TC56 industrial design looks and feels like the most popular pocketable consumer-style smartphones to meet worker expectations, along with the enterprise-class features, power, 4G/LTE cellular connectivity, security and manageability business requires.


zebra tc2x mobile computerTC2x – You need the Zebra TC2x with all the features to get more done and satisfy more customers every day. Get the power to do more in less time with the TC2x — the rugged smartphone designed for your small business.

With support for 4G and VoLTE, you get HD calling for exceptional voice clarity and fast connections.

zebra et55 tabletET55 – Wi-Fi and cellular wireless connections — 802.11 a/b/g/n (Windows) and 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac/d/h/i (Android) Wi-Fi with the ET50 and 4G LTE with the ET55. When it comes to data capture, our tablets offer it all — two integrated cameras for image capture, bar code scanning and video calls; optional advanced scan engines and innovative Bluetooth scanners for comfortable intensive bar code capture; and three methods of data entry that work even if the screen is wet — an active stylus or a finger, with or without a glove.



PLACES-TO-BUY: Barcodefactory Zebra Mobile Computers

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Honeywell Media Comparison Guide and Free Sample Kit

About Honeywell Print Media Supplies
With more than 40 years of experience developing printers and print media, Honeywell has the expertise and manufacturing resources to provide media products ranging from straightforward direct thermal or thermal transfer paper labels to complex film products suited for all types of applications and industries. Our experts can help you not only choose the most appropriate in-stock label media, but also work with you to develop custom or pre-printed labels to meet your precise needs. Honeywell offers you a wide variety of label media to support different printing technologies and your different application needs. Both paper and synthetic labels are available, for use with both direct thermal and thermal transfer printers.

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We stock a wide variety of label media to support thermal printing technologies and the broadest array of needs. Paper and synthetic labels are available for use with both direct thermal and thermal transfer printers.

You can purchase all your Honeywell Media at the Barcodefactory

More information on all Honeywell Products can be found here.

Asset and Tracking in the Healthcare Industry

The reliability and accurate accounting of tools and supplies in the healthcare business is imperative. Whether its printers, barcode scanners or mobile devices, any slight deviance or miscount could be the difference between life and death.  A fully implemented data tracking solution offers real-time tracking of current inventory and affects direct cost reduction by better maintenance of assets and improve staff efficiency as a whole. The Barcodefactory offers solutions to re-sellers who are looking to help their end-user customers enhance patient safety, promote barcode at the point-of-care, enhance profitability and support other solutions throughout healthcare facilities like admissions, bedside care, surgical environments and more. The Healthcare market is expanding at a substantial rate with opportunities for more sales and leads to  to an ever changing market. Keeping your customer in the know with a better understanding of related products to help track all assets to make a more secure and productive workforce.

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Admissions: As a patient, when you arrive at a healthcare facility, your process may likely begin in admissions. And from the start, you are looking for a smooth and seamless process. As a re-seller, when your customers upgrade their healthcare technology solutions within admissions, you’re helping them deliver faster and more efficient check-in procedures, which makes for a better experience for both the staff and the patients.

Bedside Care: At first glance, it may seem counter-intuitive to think that technology can enhance the bedside care of patients. However, these tools and resources are immensely helpful and beneficial to both caregivers and their patients.

Mobility: Whether it’s roaming the halls, checking patient vitals, or tracking assets through a hospital, mobile and wireless solutions are not hard to find in the healthcare industry. That’s because everyone from the caregivers to the lab team and the pharmacists need a patient’s real-time information in order to do their job efficiently and correctly.

Pharmacy: Pharmacies are the central hub for patients to get their medication. And with such an extensive list of medications being prescribed, it is vital that the processing and exchange process is accurate, 100% of the time. It is vital that the right patient receives the right dose of the right medication administered, and at the right time.

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