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

(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 …

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Production Visibility: You Can’t Manage What You Can’t See

In a perfect world, businesses would be able to count on a stable cost for raw materials, predictable customer demands, and reliable suppliers. These days, we’d be glad to have any one of those factors. Manufacturers need supply chain visibility from end to end, that has the agility and flexibility to adapt to fluctuations in …

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

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 …

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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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How To Track A Spider – With RFID, Of Course

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 …

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Super Screens, Super Sensors: Super Bowl Technology at XLIX

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 …

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RFID and Babies – The Technology can Track them too!

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 …

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Intermec and Honeywell: A Marriage Made in AIDC Heaven

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 …

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Spartan Race Automates Athlete Action Shots with RFID

Hi, my name is Tony Mai, and I am the Internet Marketing Manager here at L-Tron Corporation. I’ve been constantly asking my team to write more blogs, so it’s only fair that I write one, too. I recently signed up for the Spartan Race. For those of you that are not familiar with the Spartan …

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