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Hardware Tip: Preparing for Operating Systems’ End of Life

By Jodi Nuszkowski on Tuesday, March 03, 2018

Posted under: Hardware

No, the hardware zombie apocalypse is not coming, but Microsoft will soon reach its end of life for support for the Windows CE and Windows Embedded Handheld.  Starting this June through 2020, Microsoft will phase out their support of various Windows Embedded Operating Systems. And since most rugged devices are currently running these systems today, it’s time to start planning the move to other Operating Systems as you begin to replace your older handhelds. 

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Utilizing Scanning Modes for Better Results

By Jodi Nuszkowski on Thursday, November 11, 2017

Posted under: Hardware

It’s hard to believe, but barcodes have been used in some form or other since the 1960s. Today, barcodes are everywhere and used in industries across the globe to automate processes, increase productivity and reduce human error. As we rely on them more, it is understandably frustrating when problems occur. We’ve partnered with Honeywell to share some helpful tips on different scanning modes you can use on your devices to get better results. 

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Hardware Tip: The Best Printer for Barcode Labels

By Jodi Nuszkowski on Wednesday, October 10, 2017

Posted under: Hardware

There is a lot to consider when it comes to choosing the right type of printer for your operations - inkjet, laser or thermal? While most of today’s printers have the capability to produce the necessary output, not all printers provide the same return on investment. 

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Maximizing your Scanner Read Range & Label Usage

By Jenna Ellinger on Wednesday, August 08, 2017

Posted under: Hardware

Hardware can often get overlooked, but we know how critical it can be in the success of your automation and data collection projects. That said, we’ve partnered with Honeywell to share some helpful hardware tips and tricks to get better results. 

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AXUG Summit 2016: What Hardware Device is best for D365?

By Jodi Nuszkowski on Friday, October 10, 2016

Posted under: Microsoft Dynamics, Hardware, Events + News

AXUG Summit wrapped up with the Keynote announcing the release of Microsoft Dynamics 365 and there was a lot of buzz around digital transformation to the Cloud. We spoke with many companies looking to go digital with their warehouse operations, and one of the hottest topics throughout the week was regarding a specific component of that plan - which device do you need to succeed in the Cloud? 

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A Helpful Tool: Free Barcode Generator

By Holli Anderson on Friday, June 06, 2016

Posted under: Innovation, Hardware

It’s Friday friends. To celebrate, we’ve created a helpful (free) resource for generating barcodes. Introducing barcodes.rfsmart.com  
Originally created for our partners to easily demonstrate mobile data collection, this helpful tool has multiple uses. 

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Dynamics AX Hardware: Configuring Devices for the R3 Warehouse Mobile Device Portal

By Jodi Nuszkowski on Wednesday, March 03, 2016

Posted under: Hardware, Microsoft Dynamics

With the release of Microsoft Dynamics R3, the AX community has faced a wave of new challenges and opportunities – particularly in supply chain execution. A year after the initial release of R3, many companies have reached the roll-out phase of their implementation and are now scrambling to ensure their barcode scanning hardware will be able to successfully deploy the WHS Warehouse Mobile Device Portal (or WMDP). Here’s what we know that can help.

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Printer Trick: Preserve the Life of Your Printer

By Sarah Edwards Archer on Tuesday, September 09, 2015

Posted under: Hardware

Printers are a vital aspect of a successful warehouse. Like any machine, it is important to keep a printer clean and managed. No one has time for a printer malfunction to decrease warehouse efficiency.

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Free Up Your Warehouse Workers with Wireless Printing

By Sarah Edwards Archer on Thursday, August 08, 2015

Posted under: Hardware

Is there anything more frustrating than losing your printer in a sea of wires and cables? Wouldn’t it be easier to print without the hassle of picking up your computer, walking it over to the printer, and trying to remember which cable you need to plug in?

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RF-SMART RF Scanner Challenge

By Jodi Nuszkowski on Tuesday, December 12, 2014

Posted under: Hardware

The RF-SMART team has their hands on their holsters and are ready for the RF Scanner Challenge! Are you?

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