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Hardware 101: A Cold Boot to the System with your RF Scanners for the Warehouse

By Jodi Nuszkowski on Thursday, October 10, 2014

Posted under: Hardware

Your barcode scanners work hard. Very hard. And we want to make sure you’re getting the most out of your scanner to boost results in your warehouse. Today's tip is on the art of the reboot.

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Optical Character Reading (OCR): New Opportunity in Your Own Back Yard

By Jodi Nuszkowski on Monday, June 06, 2014

Posted under: Hardware

We are joined again by Joe McClure, cutting-edge technology expert at Global Software Group. Joe recently gave us a glimpse into the future of data collection hardware by introducing optical character reading (OCR) software.

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Hardware 101: Holster Up Those Barcode Devices

By Jodi Nuszkowski on Tuesday, April 04, 2014

Posted under: Hardware

It’s time for another Hardware Tip that’s sure to leave your warehouse Ace-High. Do your workers carry their barcode devices with them all day? Are they having to keep laying it down on a shelf or rack?

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Can you automate data collection in your warehouse without barcodes?

By Jodi Nuszkowski on Wednesday, March 03, 2014

Posted under: Hardware

Many people have pondered whether it’s possible to automate data collection without using barcodes or RFID.

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The Year of the Hardware Health Check

By Marcia Evans on Friday, January 01, 2014

Posted under: Hardware

A New Year can be very exciting. All at once, we review what we learned the previous year and make goals for the one before us. It can be daunting, sure, but if we take the time we often gain a valuable result, which brings me to this month’s Hardware Tip & Trick.

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Hardware 101: Thermal Transfer is Sunblock for Barcoding Labels

By Marcia Evans on Tuesday, December 12, 2013

Posted under: Hardware

For our next Hardware Tip & Trick, we want to talk about leveraging the thermal transfer mode on your printer to extend the life of you barcodes.

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Replace Your Handheld Batteries Annually for  Big Results

By Marcia Evans on Wednesday, October 10, 2013

Posted under: Hardware

It’s that time again! Last month we talked about replacing your location labels. Now that you’ve checked your labels and made sure they are in good condition, let’s talk about this month’s Tip & Trick.

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Hardware 101: Replacing Wrinkled or Faded Barcodes

By Marcia Evans on Wednesday, September 09, 2013

Posted under: Hardware

It’s time to share some secret wisdom for keeping your hardware up to speed without investing too much money into a new system. Every month, RF-SMART will spotlight a particular tip or trick from our dedicated hardware team. 

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