Posts Tagged ‘ barcodes ’

When Barcodes Break…

January 17, 2013
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When Barcodes Break…

At first look it wouldn’t appear that  barcodes could stop working effectively. After all they are just a mass of black and white lines and numbers. There they are sitting ready to go on your product. What could possibly go wrong? Well, unfortunately it is how they appear and communicate with the scanner which could cause...

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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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Barcodes behind rise in GS1 membership

July 16, 2012
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Barcodes behind rise in GS1 membership

GS1,  this week reported that  an expanding internet economy has boosted the membership of their supply chain standards and solutions organisation in the UK to over 25,000. Studies show that this sudden growth tends to mirror recent technological innovation in barcodes on the retail market. The use of GS1 barcodes to  identify products being sold...

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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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Barcode Blunder Causes Red Faces Sandwell Council

April 3, 2012
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As more and more business process have been automated with the use of barcodes and barcode labels, getting it right is really important.  Problems can occur with barcode type, print quality of barcodes or the encoded data. A story reported this week in the Express and Star highlights how issues can quickly arise if not enough attention is...

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Toshiba Extends Life of B-SX4 barcode label printer

April 2, 2012
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Toshiba Extends Life of B-SX4 barcode label printer

Today Toshiba TEC announced it has extended the production life of the ever-popular B-SX4 Barcode Label Printer.  Production was originally planned to cease in March 2012, which is now extended to March 2013. The B-SX4 printer has been a hugely successful industrial label printer, as was its predecessor the B-472 barcode label printer. So there is a considerable...

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The secrets of barcodes

March 9, 2012
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In a world that is perpetually changing gear through the introduction of new and fascinating technologies, both businesses and customers can benefit from cutting edge innovations. And it is those amazing little widgets that make manufacturing processes so easy and buying items a breeze that are  so often taken so much for granted. The...

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