L-Tron's Technology News Your Can Use

IN THIS ISSUE…
In The Spotlight

 

Technology Trends

 

Featured Solutions

 

Helpful Hints

 

Blog Buzz

 

Just for Fun


TECHNOLOGY TRENDS
Campus Mail Service ImprovementsCampus Package TrackingThanks to handheld computers, signature capture pads and specialized software, college campuses can easily answer the FAQ, “Where is my package??” Learn more.

 

Microsoft Support Ending for XP

Windows XP

Microsoft support for Windows® XP Pro SP3 is ending on April 8, 2014, which means there will be no new security updates, no non-security hot fixes, and no free or paid assisted support options. Learn More.

 

“Green” Tax Returns

Signature Capture Pad

Digital signature software and signature capture pad technology allows tax preparers to go green and save time by instantly applying digital signatures to tax returns. Learn More.

PARTNER SPOTLIGHT: ZEBRA TECHNOLOGIES
Zebra TechnologiesL-Tron Corporation’s relationship with Zebra Technologies, a global leader in barcode and RFID technology, spans more than 12 years. L-Tron first entered the data collection industry in the early 1980s and added printing technologies to our portfolio in the 1990s to offer a more complete product offering to our customer base. We began selling Zebra printers in the early 2000s and entered into Zebra’s formal PartnersFirst program in 2009. L-Tron currently offers Zebra’s full portfolio of barcode, receipt, kiosk and RFID printers, as well as supplies and accessories.Zebra is well-known as a “best of breed” industry leader in RFID technology, offering a vast line of RFID printers, labels and tags for a wide range of industries. The following video, featuring Zebra’s Industry Development Manager, McLeod Williamson, is entitled “Inside RFID: The Technology Behind the Tag,” and answers the following questions:

  • What makes up an RFID tag?
  • What kind of memory is available on an RFID chip?
  • How does a Zebra RFID printer actually work?
  • What are typical applications for RFID?
  • Which RFID printer-encoder is right for me?

Inside RFID: The Technology Behind the Tag


FEATURED SOLUTIONS
4910LRHundreds of 4910LR Units Delivered to Arizona Law Enforcement
L-Tron’s signature 4910LR Driver’s License Scanner is celebrating a successful first year since its launch on 4/1/13. Over half of the states in the U.S. are using L-Tron’s LR Series scanners in patrol vehicles, including the state of Arizona, which uses TraCS (Traffic and Criminal Software) to provide its officers with the functionality needed to record and retrieve incident information. The 4910LR is TraCS-ready with custom firmware to capture data from driver’s licenses, vehicle registrations, and mobile device screens. One county in AZ recently turned to L-Tron to provide 250 new 4910LR scanners. In total, we have delivered more than 700 4910LR scanners to various municipalities in the state. The 4910LR is particularly well-liked in AZ as it has superior performance in bright light conditions, such as those found within the desert. Learn More.

Water Treatment

Error-Free Data Made Readily Available for Water Treatment Engineers
L-Tron was recently awarded a contract from an Environmental Agency in a large U.S. metropolis to develop a system to automate the collection of water treatment data at one of the city’s 150+ acre reservoirs. Our solution will expedite typical data collection and reduce errors associated with prior collection methods. Using a combination of hardware and software, The customized solution will allow water purification data to be collected from process instrumentation, validated against historical norms, and stored in the agency’s existing databases. Learn More.

BLOG BUZZ
PocketJet® Printer Mounts from Havis
By Charlie WaldmanVehicle Mounting EquipmentIf you’re in Law Enforcement and on the hunt for a mobile printer, there are several factors to consider. If you’re looking for a printer that works well with mobile eCitation applications, I would have to say that the PocketJet® Printer from Brother Mobile Solutions is the most popular for the following reasons:

  1. It’s small – 10.04″ L x 2.17″ W x 1.18″ H
  2. It prints on full size 8.5″ x 11″ paper
  3. It is fast, printing up to 6 pages per minute
  4. It is rugged enough to withstand the tough environment of a patrol car

Havis manufactures mobile office solutions for the Law Enforcement and public safety market. Havis products are built to the highest safety and quality standards and are designed with worker productivity and comfort in mind. Havis has three mounts (or boxes) that securely hold the PocketJet printer in a vehicle. Continue reading.

YOUR VOICE MATTERS
We'll love to hear from youCustomer satisfaction is our #1 priority, so we’d love to hear from you! Let us know what you want to read or learn more about in the next issue of L-Tron’s Technology News You Can Use. E-mail the COO – gayle.derose@L-Tron.com.Our customers are our #1 priority. As always, please email Gayle or call (800) 830-9523 x118 with any other general inquiries or feedback you might have!

''Ordered a touchpad and received a call from the company within the hour to verify I had ordered the right touchpad. When my software was confirmed, the man said it would be shipped right away. I was really surprised to receive it in only two days! I called customer service to inquire about the driver, the man stayed on the line and instructed me step-by-step through testing the pad to make sure it was working. WOW, is all I can say (PS: I am not usually impressed and do not write reviews, but this company blew me away!) ''

-Mary Ann, Florida

BREAKING NEWS
New WebsiteOur New Website Launched!L-Tron.com is now mobile-optimized and features an informative Resource Center with blogs, videos, webinars, case studies, white papers, and more.
Check out www.L-Tron.com!

Law tradeshows

Upcoming Public Safety Exhibitions

L-Tron will be exhibiting our Law Enforcement portfolio in two trade shows this spring. The ESLETS Conference in Albany, NY will take place April 8-9, 2014 and the IACP LEIM Conference in Atlanta, GA will take place May 19-22, 2014.We hope to see you there!

L-Tron

Welcome New Employees!

  • Trevor DiMarco – Sales, Boston Branch
  • Amanda Eblacker – Operations
  • Jason Shanley – Marketing

Click here for more news and events.

HELPFUL HINTS
Vehicle Mobile WorkforceAll About SCADASupervisory Control And Data Acquisition refers to centralized systems which monitor one or more entire industrial sites. A typical SCADA system usually has the following components:

  • A Human-Machine Interface (HMI)
  • Remote Terminal Units (RTUs) or Programmable Logic Controls (PLCs)
  • A supervisory system
  • A communication infrastructure
  • Process and analytical instrumentation

L-Tron specializes in the conceptualization, implementation and support of fully customized SCADA solutions, including on-site evaluation and a complete understanding of the project requirements.

We are here for you! Contact L-Tron if you need assistance.

JUST FOR FUN
Brain Test Are you Right-Brained, Left-Brained or a Combination of Both?We’ve had some fun in the office by taking this simple brain test to find out which side of our brain is most dominant, so we decided to pass along the fun. Here’s the link:http://en.sommer-sommer.com/braintest/

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L-Tron’s Technology News You Can Use • Volume 5 • Spring 2014
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