Monthly Archives: July 2012

New Printer Malware Outbreak

July 31, 2012
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New Printer Malware Outbreak

New Printer Malware Outbreak Symantic this week reported another new worrying virus that specifically attacks printers. When network printers are infected they are seen to just print off Gobbledegook and nonsense. Apparently the culprit is Trojan Malware that goes by the name of Trojan.Milenso Printer Malware hits Europe It was the Sans Institute in...

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Sustainability for the self-adhesive labelling industry

July 24, 2012
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Sustainability for the self-adhesive labelling industry

When it comes to green business the barcode label, printing and labelling industry is not dragging its heels. News was recently released that UPM’s waste management concept is now available industry wide in Europe. Thanks to UPM’s de-siliconizing process it means spent paper release liner can now be saved and changed into useful raw...

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Barcodes behind rise in GS1 membership

July 16, 2012
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Barcodes behind rise in GS1 membership

GS1,  this week reported that  an expanding internet economy has boosted the membership of their supply chain standards and solutions organisation in the UK to over 25,000. Studies show that this sudden growth tends to mirror recent technological innovation in barcodes on the retail market. The use of GS1 barcodes to  identify products being sold...

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Paypal barcode app heralds new era in shopping

July 9, 2012
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Paypal barcode app heralds new era in shopping

It was reported this week that Paypal, one of the most secure systems of paying for products online has now hit the high street with its brand new state of the art barcode Application. Barcode applications are not new to mobile phones and they give the shopper the freedom to download all the necessary...

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Toshiba Speeds up Barcode Label and Ticket Printing

July 6, 2012
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The latest addition to Toshiba TEC’s line-up of industrial printers the B-EX4 is breaking ground by printing and being able to maintain high print quality at maximum print speed of 14 inches (355mm) per second. Most other printers including some of Toshiba TEC’s older models struggle to maintain print quality when printing at maximum...

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