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The Officer’s Guide to ECitation: What does your patrol car need to stay current, efficient & safe? A Driver’s License Scanner & Mount

What equipment does my patrol car need for eCitation?” There is no short answer here because every department is unique. When you consider the diverse demographics and statistics among agencies, then think about your department’s specific needs and budgetary restrictions, and finally factor in the existing equipment you may or may not already have, it becomes clear that your shopping list might look quite dissimilar to others. Read our Officer’s guide to eCitation & keeping your patrol car current, efficient and safe.

What is a Magstripe Reader? Is your state beginning to transition away from them?

What is a Magstripe Reader? Is your state beginning to transition away from them? All good things must come to an end. For several decades, magnetic stripes could be found on customer loyalty cards, student ID cards, driver’s licenses, employee ID’s and credit cards. In fact, there was such a huge push for mag stripes …

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Receiving and Sortation + Technology = Warehouse Success

Don’t Minimize the Importance of Receiving and Sortation. A shipment arrives.What comes next? You probably have a set of procedures in place, but the question is: Are your procedures optimized? Is every step of the process running at the highest level of efficiency?Receiving and sortation are critical to your warehouse operations. As the first steps …

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Barcode Scanners from High Density to Extended Range

When I started working here, I had no idea about the different scanning ranges offered on various barcode scanners and why different options were required. My assumption brought me to believe that the scanner or imager would simply work at any close range and scanning items at a distance was simply not in the cards. …

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Starting the New Year with Efficient Operations Processes

If you were to step onto the floor of an auto manufacturing plant, you would be surrounded by technology. Today’s auto makers take advantage of the latest industrial PC and AIDC technology, including: Fixed or Handheld Barcode Scanners Mobile Computers Vision Systems I/O (Input/Output) DPM (Direct Part Marking) Test & Measurement   3D Glasses Introduced …

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A Few New Products from our Friends, Part 1: Honeywell

Tis the season when our brains are in “shopping mode.” We can’t watch tv, surf the internet, get the mail, or even leave the house without getting bombarded with tons of information about the great deals available on consumer products. So in the spirit of this product-mindset, I thought I would let you know about …

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Honeywell Xenon 1902 Cordless Scanners for Patient Care

If you work in healthcare, I’m sure that you are well-acquainted with the numerous challenges that exist when it comes to patient care – one major issue being patient medication administration. Up until the last couple of years, the errors made were astronomical, costing millions of dollars and tens of thousands of lives. One solution …

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5-Point Traceability Checklist: Is Your Supply Chain Protected?

We’ve been talking a lot lately about traceability—and for good reason. A reliable traceability system enables you to track and trace all of your valuable assets. With barcode tracking, you can follow all of your materials and products across the supply chain, from its origin to final destination. In the event of a product recall, …

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eCitation Barcode Scanner Interfaces, Part 2

Welcome to part 2 of my blog series on eCitation hardware and software for patrol cars. As I mentioned in part 1, this series is particularly intended for those in law enforcement who make the decisions about which types of hardware and software to purchase for their operations. While part 1 discussed a USB Keyboard …

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eCitation Barcode Scanner Interfaces, Part 1

I’m writing this two-part blog series specifically for those in the law enforcement community who decide which hardware and software to deploy in their patrol cars. If this is you, please read on. If you’ve been lucky enough to avoid this responsibility, you can still read on to learn how one small part of an …

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