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Honeywell Celebrates Scanning Innovation on 40th Anniversary of the Barcode

Forty years ago today, a 10-pack of Wrigley’s gum was scanned and purchased at a Marsh Supermarket in Troy, Ohio, using what is now used 5 billion times every day: the Universal Product Code (UPC) barcode. In honor of this special occasion, Honeywell (NYSE: HON) is celebrating the anniversary and the role it has played in barcode and scanning innovation over the decades.

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Honeywell Delivers Optimized Performance With New Industrial-Grade Barcode Scanner and Voice Solutions

Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announces its latest innovations for the distribution center, including a best-in-class industrial-grade full range laser barcode scanner and new Vocollect® voice technology solutions, at MODEX 2014 in Atlanta.

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Zebra Technologies to Acquire Enterprise Business from Motorola Solutions for $3.45 Billion

Lincolnshire, Ill. and Schaumburg, Ill., April 15, 2014─Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ: ZBRA) and Motorola Solutions, Inc. (NYSE: MSI) today announced that they have entered into a definitive agreement in which Zebra will acquire Motorola’s Enterprise business for $3.45 billion in an all-cash transaction. The acquisition will be funded through a combination of cash on hand and new debt. The transaction, which was approved by the Boards of Directors of both companies, is subject to customary closing conditions including regulatory approvals. The transaction is expected to be completed by the end of 2014.

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Waste not, want not: Making a meal of barcode technology

How much food do you throw away? And how much of that is still usable, edible and tasty? An alarming new report from the Food & Agricultural Organisation (FAO) has indicated that we waste around US$1 trillion worth of food every year. And, even more shockingly, most of this can be attributed to ineffective marketing practices and consumer behaviour, including confusion over date labels or quality standards that over-emphasise food’s appearance.

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Taking the hassle out of legacy replacement with Link-OS Virtual devices

A great way to grow your business is to replace competitive legacy printers, but despite the customer benefits a new Zebra printer can bring, replacing an existing installation can be a significant project for the end user. One way to deliver a higher return on this investment is to reduce the time and complexity involved, and allow the existing software applications driving the printers to run without modification.

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Things get smarter when they’re closer…

Many smart mobile devices these days include Near Field Communication (NFC) readers. Now, Zebra is adding NFC tags to its products, making it easy to pair with smart devices and also to launch apps.

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Zebra Wristband Printers Help Improve Patient Safety

Improve patient safety and accuracy throughout your hospital customers with Zebra bar code printers and supplies. Medication administration errors cause a multitude of deaths each year and bar code and RFID systems are a proven way of preventing these errors and increasing patient safety. Zebra wristbands help healthcare professionals identify the right patient every time, and they are a cornerstone of multiple bar code applications that ensure patient safety and process improvement. Prevention is the best form of medicine, and Zebra Technologies gives you the best patient safety tools to help reduce and prevent errors.   Ask an account executive for more details or contact the sales team toll free at 877-987-SCAN(7226)

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Scanner Repair & Service Portal launches

Branch Solutions introduces it's new online customer portal for sending in and tracking all of your barcode, scanning, data-collection and printer repairs and service. 

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Upgrade to New Intermec Printers and Earn Trade-in Rebates up to $450 Per Unit

Take advantage of the Intermec Printer Trade-in Program* and get the industry's smartest bar code printers working for you. Talk about quick ROI !

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Honeywell Announces Dolphin® 9900 Series Advancements

Honeywell has announced 2  advancements in the Dolphin 9900 mobile computer product line:

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