Barcodes for arts sake?

March 6, 2014
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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

February 26, 2014
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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

February 18, 2014
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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?

February 4, 2014
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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?

January 28, 2014
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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

January 22, 2014
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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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