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35th anniversary of retail bar code scanning

Active ImageNCR Corporation first demonstrated its scanning system in 1974 to an overflow crowd that attended the Super Market Institute convention to view the then-revolutionary technology.

DULUTH, Georgia – “It’s the wave of the future, and I’m very upbeat on the system.” These were the words almost 35 years ago of Virginia Knauer, special assistant for consumer affairs to the President of the United States, when asked about the Universal Product Code (UPC) and the growing interest in retail bar code scanning.

Less than two months later, on June 26, 1974, history was made when a 10-pack of Wrigley’s chewing gum became the first product ever scanned in a retail store setting — with an NCR scanner in a checkout lane at a Marsh Supermarket in Troy, Ohio.

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New baby from Datalogic Mobile family tackles the retail market

The next generation Datalogic Memor™ pocket sized mobile computer from Datalogic Mobile, debuts new features becoming the industry leader for compact mobile solutions in Retail.

Datalogic Mobile announces new versions of its powerful pocket size mobile solution, the Datalogic Memor™, for Retail in Store. Datalogic Memor™ features maximize a compact form factor for ease of use and convenience without compromising durability.

 

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Two Technologies introduces the Hydrus® Luna

Two Technologies introduces the Hydrus® Luna, an ultra-rugged and powerful hand held computer designed for long-term daily operation in the harshest working conditions.  

With the world’s highest battery capacity of 37 WATT-hours, the Hydrus Luna functions for over 40 hours, working overtime on various field applications.

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Poorly lit offices, dark warehouses and overcast skies can make it difficult to capture a perfectly detailed image.

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LCD Touchscreen POC retail systems

PC-based touch screens, LCD touchscreen monitors and point-of-sale hardware launched for  the retail, hospitality and leisure industries, J2 Retail Systems, has launched a new top-of-the-range integrated touchscreen device, the J2 650.

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DATA CAPTURE, WIRELESS COMMUNICATION AND GPS CAPABILITIES

HONEYWELL’S DOLPHIN® 9900 DELIVERS THE LATEST DATA CAPTURE, WIRELESS COMMUNICATION AND GPS CAPABILITIES

Combination of Robust Features and Ergonomic, Rugged Design Optimized for the Industrial Mobile Worker

Honeywell has announced its new Dolphin® 9900 Mobile Computer.
Tested with  5-foot drops to concrete and more than 2,000 3-foot tumbles.

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The Dolphin 9900 combines the latest data collection, communication, and location-based technologies with an ergonomic and durable design to help ensure intuitive use, reliability and enhanced productivity for workers in the field.

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now Intermec launches a cost effective Handheld RFID Reader

Following the introduction by Honey well,  of the  3200 Linear Image Scanner. Intermec has introduced the IP30 add-on RFID reader, a cost-effective, compact, globally-certified solution for adding mobile RFID read/write capability to the latest generation of Intermec mobile computers—including the CN3, CN3e, CK61, and CK61ex.

 

 

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