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.
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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:

 

 

Check out all Sato brand Printers and Labels here

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.

 

PLACES-TO-BUY: Honeywell Products

MANUFACTURER: Honeywell Productivity and Workflow Solutions

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

MANUFACTURER: Zebra Technologies here

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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Find more information on Healthcare Asset Tracking and similar products and services.

 

 

Ultra-Ruggedized – Honeywell Ck75

Looking for something smaller and lighter than others in its mobile computer ultra-rugged class, the CK75 is optimized for warehouse and distribution environments with premium, industrial grade materials and next-generation features for maximum business agility.

If you’re looking for a true no-compromise solution! In addition to being smaller and lighter than others in its ultra-rugged class, the Honeywell CK75 mobile computer is optimized for warehouse and distribution environments with premium, industrial grade materials for the perfect balance of ruggedness and duty cycle.

When workload demands shift unexpectedly, the CK75 mobile computer gives workers the flexibility to quickly transition to tasks that require near or far scanning, speech, voice and image capture, without wasting time reorienting themselves on unfamiliar devices. Because the CK75 mobile computer supports Honeywell headsets and voice software, customers have the option of traditional or voice-enabled workflows. With a dual-band 802.11 a/b/g/n WLAN radio, the CK75 mobile computer delivers rock-solid performance and consistently fast response times, even in areas with low signal levels or intermittent connections.

Brief Overview of the CK75:

honeywell ck75 cold storage mobile computerRugged Yet Compact – 31% smaller and lighter than leading devices in the ultra-rugged class.

Flexible Operating System Support – Supports Windows® Embedded Handheld 6.5 and Android™ 6.0 Marshmallow operating systems for flexible application support and migration.

Built for Rugged Environments – Withstands 2.4 m (8 ft) drops to concrete, 2000 (1 m) tumbles and has an IP67 seal rating against water and dust.

Superior Barcode Scanning – Industry’s fastest and farthest imaging engines deliver superior motion tolerance and barcode read performance.

Cold Storage Option – Cold Storage version includes touch screen and scan window heaters to support extended use in freezers as well as transitions into and out of freezer areas.

 

 

 

Looking for more information on the Honeywell CK75 is available from the links below:

Model SKU: CK75AA6EN00A6400  (CK75, Alphanumeric Keys, Extended Range, no Camera, Android 6)

Manufacturer: Honeywell Mobile Computers

 

Need a Fast, full-color heavy production InkJet label printer?

Look at the color you get with the ColorWorks C7500 full-color printer. Eliminate the need for pre-printed labels! Watch the informative video below and see how the dedicated driver works with the three leading software companies in the world. The TM-C7500/TM-C7500G is a 4-color inkjet label printer that offers high processing speed, operability and reliability for on-demand label printing. This printer supports a diverse selection of media types as well as a 8-inch diameter paper roll or fanfold label roll. This printer also supports a 600 x 1200 dpi print resolution and a 4-color ink cartridges of black, cyan, magenta and yellow.

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  • Reliable performance — rugged design means minimal maintenance and a low overall cost of ownership; ideal for busy, on-demand environments
  • Powerful productivity — Just in Time Color printing for high-volume labeling applications
  • High-speed, on-demand, color printing — speed through multiple full-color labels with variable data up to 11.8″ per second1
  • Durable labels — BS-5609 certification means labels won’t smudge, smear or fade2
  • Low cost of labeling — up to 50 percent lower printing cost than with laser and thermal transfer printers for high-durability color labels3
  • Seamless integration — built-in ESC/Label language means you can use the printer with your existing workflow, and even add color with simple programming extensions
  • Astounding image quality — powered by PrecisionCoreTM inkjet technology from Epson; delivers precise barcodes and ultra sharp text
  • Highly efficient — high-yield ink cartridges mean fewer user interventions and less waste than most thermal transfer printers; easy to change, so there’s less downtime

Find label design software fro the C7500 and get a subscription license for Codesoft for Epson from Teklynx.

 

Model:  C31CD84011

Manufacturer: Epson ColorWorks

How-to Install drivers for my Zebra printer?

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Start by Following the steps below to install the new printer driver for your label printer.

1. Go to www.zebra.com/us/en/support-downloads.html to find updated driver. You will be prompted to enter your Product Names or Mode Number. You’ll be taken to a page specifically made for your printer model and you’ll find Links to “How-to Videos”, “Drivers”, “Firmware” and more.

  • ZebraDesigner driver 32/64 bit. Certified for Windows 10, Windows 7, Server 2016, Windows 8.1, (Version 5.1.16.6854) – here
  • Zebra Setup Utilities – Windows 2003, Windows XP – here
  • ZebraDesigner driver 32/64 bit. Certified for Windows 2003, Windows XP, (Version 2.7.0.3.16) – here

2. Install driver before connecting USB. Install driver with Network and then use settings while driver is installing to
configure IP address.

3. If driver is not communicating try using a different connection cable.

4. Driver installed under devices and printers on your PC should come online or a new driver will install automatically.

5. Test Print.

 

 

Find more information on printer drivers from Zebra Technologies here.

Purchase Zebra Extended Service Contracts here.

Unstoppable performance, unleash superior performance, the Zebra 3600 Series Scanners

Every day, workers in your warehouse and on the manufacturing plant floor scan thousands of bar codes to ensure product quality and on-time order delivery. Their productivity depends on the quality of the scanner you put into their hands. When it comes to capturing bar codes in the warehouse and on the manufacturing production line, every second counts speed and accuracy are directly related to workforce productivity, your throughput and the quality of your products and customer service.

 

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LI3608, LI3678 1D Laser Scanner

As a member of the Zebra 3600 Ultra-Rugged Series of scanners, the practically indestructible 1D LI3608 corded and LI3678 cordless scanners are ready for the world’s toughest environments — the warehouse and manufacturing floor. Loaded with features that deliver truly unstoppable performance, the LI3608 and LI3678 redefine scanner reliability and management simplicity.

You get the ultimate in 1D scanning performance; period. Your workers can scan bar codes as fast as they can pull the trigger. With 30 percent more working range, it’s easy to capture bar codes that are farther away. Are bar codes under shrink-wrap? Damaged? Dirty? Poorly printed? No problem, this intelligent scanner can handle it all. You can find all available scanners models for the 3600 series of Ultra Rugged scanners here.

 

MANUFACTURER: Zebra 3600 Series
PLACES-TO-BUY: Barcodefactory Zebra Scanners
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E300 comes standard with LAN

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The small platform of the new CL-E300 makes it a perfect printer for tight spaces but still allows labels up to 4.5 inches wide to be printed on a 5 inch media roll. With an on-board Ethernet LAN interface as standard together with USB and Serial interfaces, the CL-E300 is perfect for all types of printing applications. Citizen‘s LinkServer web management and configuration system is integrated to allow full printer control. The Citizen CL-E300 has 203 dpi and 300 dpi versions, as well as cutter and peeler options, allowing you to use it in every direct thermal application from low to mid volume printing.

  • Unique, contemporary design
  • Small footprint, ideal for logistics and warehouse environments
  • On-board Ethernet LAN interface with USB and Serial

Some Features & Benefits of the E300

• Ethernet LAN, USB & Serial as standard
• Small footprint and overall compact size to fit in the tightest of spaces
• Integral LinkServer™ web management enables easy operation and remote management of the printer
• Cross-Emulation™: Zebra® ZPL2 and Datamax® languages automatically selected and EPL2 coming soon
• Tool-free maintenance for print head and platen
• Front access for all operations including media changing and sensor adjustment
• Adjustable media sensor as standard with label gap and black mark sensing
• Options include an autocutter and a pure white case, ideal for hospitals.

 

PLACES-TO-BUY: Citizen CL-E300

MANUFACTURER: Citizen-Sysems

DOWNLOAD PDF: E300 Datasheet