Barcodes

You never noticed barcodes – now they really are invisible!

January 2, 2013
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You never noticed barcodes – now they really are invisible!

For some time now on Tanto we have reported how  humble barcodes have grown from being a simple inventory tool to being used in almost any industry you can think of. Barcodes have more than one use in industry Far from being just an application to keep tabs on stock or enhance checkout processes in...

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Toshiba Tec B-EX4T2 Barcode Label Printer

December 16, 2012
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Toshiba Tec B-EX4T2 Barcode Label Printer

Toshiba Tec is usually ahead of the crowd when it comes to the latest innovations in the world of  barcode label printers but it really has pulled out all of the stops with its latest model – The Toshiba Tec B-EX4T2. It is already getting rave reviews as a commercial tool that is not only...

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Choosing the right Barcode Printer for your Business

December 11, 2012
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Choosing the right Barcode Printer for your Business

Fundamentally there are two different types of barcode printers to choose from: thermal transfer and direct thermal printers. You will find barcode printers on the market which can offer both facilities, but these tend to be the high end models and by default they are likely to be more expensive. Two varieties of  barcode...

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The Best Scan: Don’t feel the width – check out the height

December 4, 2012
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The Best Scan: Don’t feel the width – check out the height

The barcode label is a very detailed piece of technology. Just a quick look at a the mysterious numbers, different shape bars and numbers and it really does seem  another language. It is not therefore  surprising that a perfect scan is not quite a straight forward as we sometimes think. All the data  within...

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Back to Basics with Barcode Label Placement

November 27, 2012
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Back to Basics with Barcode Label Placement

So many of our last few articles have been about how the barcode is becoming more dynamic and effective and essential in all areas of our modern community. A Barcode label can now apparently be used on Funeral headstones, to send messages to someone you fancy on alcohol bottles, and even help scientists in...

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Barcodes and the love scene…

November 15, 2012
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Barcodes and the love scene…

Barcode labels just got super cool.  Now you can apparently use QR codes to find the one true love in your life. Especially if you are a bit shy and would rather send a message than face the risk of being rejected to your face.  How many times at that night club or pub...

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Barcode labels finally gets a voice…

November 6, 2012
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For a long time barcode labels were the essential ingredient that  transformed our manufacturing processes, stock taking capabilities and retail processes. Cutting on labour, training, time and overall assets, barcode labels became a necessity for  nearly all product based industries. However, a little like the cats eye, its huge benefits were felt but it was rarely...

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Highlighting the Toshiba TEC B-EX4T1

October 30, 2012
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Highlighting the Toshiba TEC B-EX4T1

The Toshiba TEC B-EX range  offers premium industrial printers that are not only cost effective, flexible and durable but also green concious at the same time. An excellent choice if you are looking for a mid-range price, these are the benefits and assets of the barcode label printer Toshiba TEC B-EX4T1 Saving on power...

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Barcode Labels enhance food safety

October 23, 2012
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Barcode Labels enhance food safety

Food safety has become intrinsic and essential to all food manufacturers suppliers and providers. With ease of exporting in the modern world, food is shipped over long distances and so there is a need to keep a track of where the foodstuffs came from and any other data that may determine its suitability for...

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Which Thermal Transfer Printer?

October 16, 2012
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Which Thermal Transfer Printer?

Just buying an ordinary home printer for the PC can be a daunting enough task. When you thinking of buying a barcode printer for your business, and its features need to match the exact requirements of your services and the restrictions of your budget, the choices available can seem a bit of a nightmare....

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