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The Warehouse That Works (for you); Part II

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Up your Game: Easy, Manageable Steps to get More out of your Warehouse Operation   Simple process improvements through automation deliver results As promised in Part I, automating receiving is a smart, effective and easy way to begin automating your warehouse. Benefits of automation accrue across the entire warehouse and operation. Automation = Accurate Receive,… Read More

receiving in warehouse

The Warehouse That Works (for you)

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Up your Game: Easy, Manageable Steps to get More out of your Warehouse Operation   We all know that automating warehouse operations will deliver numerous benefits: Increased efficiency, lowering costs, raising margins and reducing errors. But, most small to medium sized businesses can’t afford a total make-over of the entire warehouse operation. Not just in… Read More

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Disney’s latest guest experience technology: Immersion or invasion?

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(A 3 minute read…) Three years ago, Disney World in Orlando not only welcomed visitors to be their guest, but also began presenting them with a new way to enjoy the experience. The Magic Band Disney introduced the Magic Band, a waterproof, electronic wristband enables the park’s guests to wander through every area of every… Read More

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From pets to people: Are we ready to be microchipped?

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Your pet can wander off. So can your child. But are we ready to use the same RFID technology to put microchips in humans? I’ve heard all sorts of reports about radio frequency identification (RFID) microchips being used in people. One “news” article said that all European newborns will be injected with a microchip by… Read More

Barcodes, RFID, and… Nanoparticles?

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Barcodes, RFID, and Nanoparticles… which one of these three doesn’t belong? If I were to ask that question a couple months ago, nanoparticles would clearly be the black sheep. However, thanks to scientists at Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI), nanoparticles now share something in common with barcodes and RFID: they all have the ability to track… Read More

How To Track A Spider – With RFID, Of Course

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If there is one creature in the world I would want to know its 24-7 whereabouts, it would be a spider. I’m talking about spiders the size of a Gatorade top – furry black ones, with long legs that fall right in front of your face in the middle of a meeting on your 1st… Read More

Super Screens, Super Sensors: Super Bowl Technology at XLIX

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While we were sad to see our 2014 Fantasy Football season come to an end, the football fans here at L-Tron have turned our attention to Super Bowl XLIX this weekend! Whether you are cheering for the Seattle Seahawks, rooting on the New England Patriots, or just watching to see the commercials, it’s sure to… Read More

RFID and Babies – The Technology can Track them too!

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It never ceases to amaze that there truly are endless applications for the data capture technologies that L-Tron specializes in. Most recently my amazement happened while walking through the maternity ward at a hospital (my wife and I were expecting a whole other source of amazement!). It appears that for some time now new parents’, and… Read More

The Golf Conundrum: Why Are You Not Using RFID?

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Wouldn’t this be cool? You’re standing at the golf tee, hit what looks like it’s a beauty of a shot, and then suddenly it shanks right into some mini forest that the groundskeeper decided needed to be on the side of the fairway because this par four wasn’t quite hard enough. Normally the ball would… Read More

Intermec and Honeywell: A Marriage Made in AIDC Heaven

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As an outsider looking in, I am excited to see that Honeywell completed the acquisition of Intermec. As a former “seasoned” Intermec veteran, I will always have a soft spot in my heart for all of the very fine people I have had the pleasure of working for and with over the years. The immense… Read More