RF-SMART Blog

Hardware Tip: Preparing for Operating Systems’ End of Life

March 20, 2018 by Jodi Nuszkowski in Hardware
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No, the hardware zombie apocalypse is not coming, but Microsoft will soon reach its end of life for support for the Windows CE and Windows Embedded Handheld.  Starting this June through 2020, Microsoft will phase out their support of various Windows Embedded Operating Systems. And since most rugged ... Continue Reading

Utilizing Scanning Modes for Better Results

November 30, 2017 by Jodi Nuszkowski in Hardware
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It’s hard to believe, but barcodes have been used in some form since the 1960s. Today, barcodes are everywhere and used in industries across the globe to automate processes, increase productivity and reduce human error. As we rely on them more, it is understandably frustrating when problems occur. ... Continue Reading

Hardware Tip: The Best Printer for Barcode Labels

October 25, 2017 by Jodi Nuszkowski in Hardware
There is a lot to consider when it comes to choosing the right type of printer for your operations - inkjet, laser or thermal? While most of today’s printers have the capability to produce the necessary output, not all printers provide the same return on investment.    It is important to take note ... Continue Reading

Maximizing your Scanner Read Range & Label Usage

August 2, 2017 by Jenna Ellinger in Hardware
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Hardware can often get overlooked, but we know how critical it can be in the success of your automation and data collection projects. That said, we’ve partnered with Honeywell to share some helpful hardware tips and tricks to get better results.  Tracking Your Devices Cordless devices bring a new ... Continue Reading

A Helpful Tool: Free Barcode Generator

June 24, 2016 by Holli Anderson in Hardware, Innovation
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It’s Friday friends. To celebrate, we’ve created a helpful (free) resource for generating barcodes. Introducing barcodes.rfsmart.com   Originally created for our partners to easily demonstrate mobile data collection, this helpful tool has multiple uses.  Let’s say you’re implementing a new workflow ... Continue Reading