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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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Barcodes drafted in to support patient identification

May 28, 2013
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Barcodes drafted in to support patient identification

The UK will always be proud to hold the NHS to its hearts as one of its greatest innovations.  However as we travel further into the millennium,  population continues to increase, technology is changing all the time, money is scarce due to the recession, and we are constantly needing to provide for an ageing community because of advances...

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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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A Barcode for your headstone?

October 2, 2012
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A Barcode for your headstone?

In these modern times high technology is getting into every area of our lives. The computer, the mobile phone and even the trusty barcode label have become not only essential to our business and commercial lives but also to our personal lives. Well, its now gone  a stage further. The Daily Mail reported this...

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Using Barcode labels effectively in health-care

August 28, 2012
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Using Barcode labels effectively in health-care

The power of barcode label technology continues to become more and more an everyday tool used in almost all parts of our community life. Barcode labels systems continue to thrive because of their accuracy, ease of use,  timely feedback and ultimately they  lead to increased productivity in whichever sector you may be working in....

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Labels and sustainability

August 21, 2012
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The need for in-built sustainability in manufactured products is fast becoming an absolute necessity for competitive and morally focussed  business enterprises. Avery Dennison this week announced the introduction of its new innovation – the wash-off self-adhesive labels. Not only is it bringing great sustainability to the label industry there are benefits for  green thinking and businesses alike....

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Royal Mail boosted by Barcode Technology

August 7, 2012
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Royal Mail boosted by Barcode Technology

Here in the the UK the Royal Mail has been with us since the middle of the 19th century. A public company company since its inception, the Royal Mail is as British  as  Fish and chips and  Yorkshire puddings. But over the last decade or so the Royal Mail has taken a battering from...

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New scanner innovation for warehouses

June 28, 2012
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New scanner innovation for warehouses

Within one single warehouse many different types of barcode can be seen. This is because there are likely to be a whole variety of products of shape size and textures which will perhaps warrant a unique barcode labelling approach.  The smaller items are often labeled with high density symbols of 7.5 to 20 mil, while...

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Behind all great barcodes…

June 17, 2012
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They do say that behind every great man there is a great woman. My wife tends to use this nifty phrase whenever I proudly show off my latest DIY effort – I think she thinks it brings me sharply back to earth.  But she’s probably right. Most effective systems can be tracked back to...

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QR codes at the hub of mobile marketing strategies

June 1, 2012
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QR codes at the hub of mobile marketing strategies

The internet and associated Web 2.0 channels have been an essential marketing arena for businesses over the last 5 years. Imperative for brand awareness, increasing footfall, enhancing market reach and targeting market audience, any thriving company is now disabled without some form of Internet presence. Now an even bigger player is proving to be a...

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