Architects turn barcodes into modern art!

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Architects turn barcodes into modern art!

“Is that building in his pyjamas?” the little girl asked frowning at the huge black and white building standing in front of her. You can see her point. Totally covered in black and white cladding this stunning if not garish building in New South Wales Australia is just one of a surprisingly large amount...

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Barcodes for arts sake?

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Barcodes for arts sake?

Some technological processes or commodities in our everyday life are meant to be invisible. Well, not necessarily invisible but they should not draw attention to the consumers eye. They are meant to do their job in the background so effecting a seamless process to the outside world. One of those commodities is the barcode....

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Barcodes used to catalogue animal species

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Barcodes used to catalogue animal species

The traditional idea of a barcode label is the stripey little tag on retail commodities which allows sellers and manufacturers to keep tabs on the size and make up of their stock. It is of very little interest to the general consumer unless they are either going though a self check-out in a superstore or...

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Spotlight on the ApleX4 Label Printer

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Spotlight on the ApleX4 Label Printer

Great for Industrial Environments, the Toshiba ApleX4 enables full automation of the labelling process in your organisation. Simple to use and easy to integrate, the Aplex4 application offers highly cost effective printing when in combination with the Toshiba B-Ex series. The Toshiba ApleX4 is designed with diverse working arenas in mind and can therefore...

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Industrial printer or desktop printer?

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Industrial printer or desktop printer?

Twitter has made “trending” fashionable, and in the printing world there is a feeling that the current trend is to replace old and cumbersome legacy industrial printers with small task orientated desktop printers. You can see the advantages – labels are printed at the point of use making processes simpler, presumably cheaper and more...

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So: Flat Edge or near edge label printing?

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So: Flat Edge or near edge label printing?

Most barcode label printer buyers do not want to, or do not have the technical knowledge or interest to get too involved in the mechanics of the product. So long as it produces a label at the end of the day – well, that’s just fine.  But as we have discussed in previous blogs,...

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Updating your label printer can be very cost effective

We all tend to feel comfortable with the brands and tools we have been using a long time. We have learnt how to use them efficiently, we know how to maintain them, we have come to understand all the little bugs they are likely to get and we know where to go if we...

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Spotlight on the Toshiba B-SX8T

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Spotlight on the Toshiba B-SX8T

If you are looking for an advanced state of the art industrial label printer, then the Toshiba B-SX8T is a great place to start.This Direct Thermal Transfer Printer comes with comes with RFID functionality (Radio Frequency Identification) and powerful networking capabilities that can be used in a wide variety of environments and a wide...

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The right resolution for the business task

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The right resolution for the business task

When buying a label printer for your business there are many factors to take into account such as connectivity, your own legacy equipment, what tasks you will be needing the printer for, what environment the printer will be in, and of course, the type of software. One factor that all prospective buyers will need...

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Troubleshooting label printer issues

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Troubleshooting label printer issues

In recent years, even though office and industrial printers have become more complex they have also become simpler to use. Because internal maintenance is more straight forward and more accessible, troubleshooting is so much simpler. Label printers especially are a case in point. Toshiba TEC barcode Label printers are designed to take into account...

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