As they see the world become increasingly mobile, your clients will be looking to address their telehealth needs in systematic ways.
Where VARs, MSPs Should Focus For Success In Healthcare
Healthcare survey data points solutions providers to where the most realistic sales opportunities exist.
Why VARs Should Focus On Patient-Centered Solutions
Delivering technology that ensures people have access to healthcare information — and their healthcare providers — will give solutions providers a competitive edge.
Cash In On Stand-Alone Bar Code Printing
A systems integrator creates a stand-alone printing app that leads to printer sales and six-digit recurring revenue from consumables.
How To Balance The Tech Side And The Human Side Of Data Security
When it comes to a business’ data security strategy, it’s still a huge challenge to protect workers from their own carelessness, poor decision-making, and (occasionally) even their maliciousness, while also staying out of a worker’s way and avoiding data security becoming a cumbersome burden that harms productivity and leaves them irritated.
4 Mobility Trends Transforming The Manufacturing Industry
From business decision-making to process workflows, user interfaces, and proactive maintenance, new utilizations of mobile devices and apps are drastically changing the way manufacturing gets done.
Workplace BYOD: Delivering Services Is The Key
I’m often asked what I’d recommend for the surge in bring your own device business technology, especially for mobile workforce productivity.
How Your IT Clients Can Leverage The Power Of The IoT For Access Control Systems
The Internet of Things (IoT) and interconnectivity are having a sizeable impact on the physical security industry. Among those technologies where it is having the most effect are access control systems.
Shark Tales And Monolithic IT Vendors — But Good News For The IT Channel
Back in my home country of Australia a recent series of shark attacks, far above average, are causing distress among swimmers and attracting a lot of media attention. The reason for the change in shark patterns however is because the fish schools are coming in closer to shore, apparently a result of warming sea currents, bringing the predator sharks with them.
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Your Smart Manufacturing IT Clients Capitalize On Manufacturing Data
A major challenge faced by manufacturers is the state of data useable to glean actionable intelligence. Manufacturing, compared to industries that are using more sophisticated data analytics tools — like advertising and finance — is often scrambling to find better ways to use data to improve quality and efficiency.
EMS Achieves UDI Compliance And Reduces Print Time To Less Than One Second
Implementing Loftware Enterprise Labeling Solutions significantly improves performance and consistency, while reducing occurrence of mislabeling.
Smart Print Engines Solve Problems: Key Considerations For Selecting The Right One
The print engine is the heart of any print-and-apply labeling system, and selecting the right one for your application can mean the difference between a successful installation and one that causes costly downtime because of mechanical failures or print quality issues.
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Data collection & mobility covers barcoding, barcode scanners, RFID tags and scanners, mobile printers and printing, mobile computing, automatic identification and data capture (AIDC), and field service technology.
Barcodes are machine-readable representations of data about the object they are applied to. There are two types of barcodes, 1D and 2D. 1D barcodes represent data with parallel lines of varying widths and spacing and are also known as linear barcodes. 2D barcodes use rectangles, dots, hexagons and other geometric patterns in two dimensions. Barcodes are traditionally read with optical scanners called barcode readers, but now desktop printers, mobile computers, and smartphones can also act as scanners.
Radio-frequency identification (RFID) is a wireless non-contact method of transferring data for automatic identification and object tracking. RFID tags contain stored electronic information. RFID tags can be powered or passive as required by varying operations. RFID tags differ from barcodes in that they do not require direct line of sight to the reader, allowing them to be inserted in objects.
Mobile printers offer portable printing options and are designed to boost employee productivity and accuracy. Mobile printers can be wired or wireless and are battery powered. They are designed to print barcodes, labels, receipts, and tickets and are often ruggedized in order to operate in harsh and demanding environments.
Mobile computing covers the broad range of business and consumer devices that are designed to be transported during normal usage. Mobile computing encompasses mobile communications, mobile hardware, and mobile software. Mobile computing devices include personal digital assistants (PDAs), smartphones, tablet computers, ultra-mobile CPs, in-vehicle computers, and wearable computers. Enterprise-class devices are often ruggedized to prevent damage from constant use and accidental drops and water contact. Devices operate on a range of operating systems including Windows, Android, iOS, Linux, and more.
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CMI Genus II Terminal CMI's Genus II terminal provides medium to large enterprises with a comprehensive set of features & functionality to meet all of their workforce management and data collection needs.
MB400/410i Portable Printer SATO’s new mobile MBi Series Portable Printers are the ideal solution for portable print applications. Their compact size, rugged design and lightweight make them ideal for mobile, on-demand printing needs.
CP60 Series Industrial Mobile Computer
The rugged CipherLab CP60 series is an industrial mobile computer designed to fully assist your staff in the field with the most cutting edge specifications. Crafted for the harsh environments of transportation & logistics, warehousing, manufacturing and field service, this tough mobile computer will allow your workers to maximize productivity with the most up-to-date technologies.
Dymo CardScan Image Capture
CardScan Image Capture (IC) accurately captures driver’s licenses, insurance cards and other patient information. Used on its own or interfaced with electronic health records and other practice software systems, CardScan IC delivers true, complete color images to help reduce errors, streamline admissions and speed reimbursement.
VARs Opportunities In Healthcare: Small Hospitals, Group And Independent Practices
Business Solutions president Jim Roddy interviewed Health IT Outcomes chief editor Ken Congdon at the Smart VAR Healthcare Summit on Aug. 11, 2015, at the Renaissance Dallas Richardson Hotel.
AML Introduces Monarch Interactive Kiosk
AML demonstrated its new Monarch Enterprise-Ready Kiosk at Retail Solutions Providers Association (RSPA) RetailNOW 2015, Aug. 2 through 5 at the Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center in Orlando, FL.
Epson Introduces 3 New Products At RetailNOW 2015
At RetailNOW 2015, Epson America announced three new products: the TM-m10 and TM-m30 mobile-friendly point of sale (POS) printers and the Mobilink P80 Plus mobile printer.
M-S Cash Drawer, Epson Announce Partnership At RetailNOW 2015
Gregg Brunnick, director of product management for Epson America, and Nash Kumar, director of sales and marketing for M-S Cash Drawer, were on hand at RetailNOW 2015 to discuss their companies’ new partnership. They met with Business Solutions on the expo floor at the Retail Solutions Providers Association (RSPA) event held Aug. 2 through 5 at the Gaylord Palms Resort and Convention Center in Orlando, FL.