Barcodes

The barcode BEAST cometh…

August 27, 2013
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The barcode BEAST cometh…

Barcodes are essential in the retail and manufacturing industries. A barcode not only provides a steam-lined and automated process for overseeing stock, in the modern world it will provide a fast and effective process at checkouts. So it was with interest I read this week how barcodes were now being used in the criminal...

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Waiter, is there a barcode on the menu?

August 20, 2013
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Waiter, is there a barcode on the menu?

QR codes traditionally, have become linked with the retail industry. A fast and easy way to make an informed purchase or access real information concerning stock availability in different sizes, colours and makes. So how can barcode labels and QR codes enhance the restaurant industry? Surely that is what waiters are for? A QR...

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Spotlight on the Toshiba TEC B-SX8 barcode label printer

August 13, 2013
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Spotlight on the Toshiba TEC B-SX8 barcode label printer

The Toshiba TEC B-SX8 barcode label printer offers not only the  flexibility to be used in nearly all work environments and with all modern applications, it also boasts cutting edge CPU technology and high print quality. Wireless LAN, USB, and RFID There are a number of functions that are available  as default with the...

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Barcodes help in understanding Cancer

July 30, 2013
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Barcodes help in understanding Cancer

We have reported many different ways in which barcodes are used outside of eCommerce, asset organisation and stock taking on this website. From barcodes on tombstones to enhance grieving, barcodes on bottles to help you find the girl of your dreams, and barcodes glued to ants to monitor social patterns in insects, barcode labels...

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New label printers for the blind

July 23, 2013
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New label printers for the blind

It was heartening this week to see not just one new appliance made especially for the blind – but two. Both are label printers designed and developed in isolation of each other by two different research team,s and both offer their own unique benefits and advantages. The fact is, super-clever gadgets for the visually...

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Barcode labels: those jargon question answered

July 16, 2013
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Barcode labels: those jargon question answered

Anyone new to the world of barcodes is likely to be a bit non-plussed by all the jargon they hear banded about or written on the code themselves. To an untrained eye barcode labels are no more than a series of black and white lines and alphanumeric symbols that mysteriously identify products, hold data,...

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Spotlight on the Toshiba TEC MD408i

July 9, 2013
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Spotlight on the Toshiba TEC MD408i

The Toshiba TEC  MD408i has been especially designed and developed for businesses who need to print labels, tickets, receipts and transaction documents on the move. This powerful little printer offers dynamic speeds and multi-form mobile printing for the logistics industry. Who uses the Toshiba TEC MD408i? This printer is useful for any industry where...

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QR barcode report shows Mobile barcode trend is thriving

July 2, 2013
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QR barcode report shows Mobile barcode trend is thriving

Everyone is talking about them. They are constantly in the news and apparently, if we are to believe what the media is telling us, they will dictate retail processes and buying systems in the future. But are they as popular and effective as the advertisers are making out? According to a new report by...

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Printhead resolution tips

June 25, 2013
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Printhead resolution tips

Buying your first barcode printer can seem to be a bit of a minefield. Perhaps one of the most important factors you are going to have to decide upon is the resolution of your printhead. The wrong choice could have an immediate effect not only on the quality of the printing but also on...

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Mercedes uses barcodes to help crash victims

June 16, 2013
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Mercedes uses barcodes to help crash victims

A few weeks ago we featured an article that highlighted how the technology of the barcode (now enjoying its 60th anniversary) was helping out the medical professions by offering a streamlined data system for patient recognition. It was reported this week that the huge car empire of Mercedes Benz is going to be offering...

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