Many organisations from different industries do their own on-site plastic card printing for a variety of reasons. Reasons such as improve their security in the building only allowing visitors and staff with ID card to enter the building. Retailers who offer loyalty cards to customers by allowing them to sign up to loyalty scheme there and then. Leisure centre can print membership cards ensuring only members can have access to the centre.
One area that manufacturers are looking for improvement is the printing and applying labels on the finished boxed product at the end of the production line. The process can be time-consuming and can slow them down the amount of product that you can have ready to ship off the line. Manufacturers can remedy this process by implementing a label applicator solution that will print and apply labels to the pallets and boxes automatically without the need for a factory worker to be on the production line.
Retailers today are trying new and innovative ways to improve the in-store experience for the customer. They are turning to new technologies to aid in improving the in-store experience for the customer and making their retail associates complete tasks more efficient. Once such technology is electronic shelf edge labelling which are an electronic display that enables retailers to change price and product information instantly without needing for staff to manually change prices.
The most common questions that we get asked in our sales department is related to barcode scanners and which one that the customer should use. Requires asking the customer multiple questions to determine the right barcode scanner for their particular needs.
Quality control is key to every manufacturer no matter what industries the manufacturer is in whether that would be automotive, electronics, consumer products, and food & beverage. By having the right tools to ensure that the products being produced are of the highest quality possible. The Cognex In-Sight laser profiler is a simple and reliable solution, is being increasingly being used to obtain accurate measurements of parts and components and to verify dimensionality for gauging, inspection, and ID applications to meet defined specifications.
Knowing what you need from a mobile device and getting it are two very different things. Once you have taken the time to analyze your requirements you are often still faced with a key choice: Consumer-grade devices or purpose-built enterprise devices. Read our blog which outlines five reasons enterprise devices win out every time.
For certain products to be manufactured i.e. medical devices need to be created in a contamination-free environment, each manufacturing operation requires an appropriate environmental cleanliness level in order to minimise the risks of cross-contamination of the product or materials being handled. This would mean that manufacturers are only allowed to use certain data capture technologies in these environments.
Microsoft is ending support for Windows CE and Windows embedded operating system by 2020. Which means that organisations still using these operating systems will not have support after this date and, will ultimately run the risk of having security breaches. Read our Android resources to help you identify a migration plan.
Since Microsoft announced in early 2016 that they will end support for Windows CE and Windows Embedded operating system (OS) by 2020, businesses are now being forced to look elsewhere. Windows Embedded OS would be widely utilised on most handheld devices, everywhere from retail, healthcare, logistics and manufacturing for supply chain and inventory management tasks and, much more.
Manufacturers who work in hazardous environments understand the steps and measures that need to be taken to ensure the safety of all of their staff. For instance, defining the classification of each hazardous area and supplying the right ATEX equipment and devices to suit all zones.