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Has the new family of Zebra 3600 rugged barcode scanners upped the stakes in this competitive market?

Has the new family of Zebra 3600 rugged barcode scanners upped the stakes in this competitive market?

Well, first impressions are that they may have done just that with the Zebra 3600…

Traditionally – certainly as far as the European market goes – Datalogic were probably market leaders with their excellent PowerScan range. That’s not to say that the products from Zebra (previously Motorola) or Honeywell (inc now the Intermec range) were poor; far from it! And each brand had its supporters and evangelists. But looking in from the outside, with no particular alignment to one brand or the other (I’ll talk to anyone for a free lunch) my view is that, historically, Datalogic was the brand to beat.

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Gen2Wave RP70: A new generation of device, set 2 make waves in the industry

Gen2Wave RP70: A new generation of device, set 2 make waves in the industry

It’s not often I get excited about a new device in the Auto ID / PDA market… After all, there is a wide range of pretty good devices already available which mostly adhere to one of the established form factors; Phablet, PDA, gun grip, and the latest offering from Zebra, the lollypop design of the Zebra TC8000. And depending on your price point they are all reasonably well spec’d in terms of build quality and functionality, processing power and memory.

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Industry Announcement:  Support for the Zebra MC9090-G Handheld Mobile Computer is to be discontinued

Industry Announcement: Support for the Zebra MC9090-G Handheld Mobile Computer is to be discontinued

The Zebra MC9xxx series of hand held terminals has been the most successful, most enduring and most widely sold model series in the company’s history, arguably the most successful mobile computer in the world.    For two decades it has been the work horse of manufacturing, logistics and countless other vertical sectors delivering standards of ruggedness and functionality that set the benchmark for others to try and emulate.

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RFID is hitting the commercial mainstream with GearEye, but is there substance behind the latest crowdfunded project?

RFID is hitting the commercial mainstream with GearEye, but is there substance behind the latest crowdfunded project?

You may have seen it making the rounds on social media and Kickstarter over the past handful of months; Geareye is ‘the ultimate gear management system’, using an RFID antenna, RFID tags and an app to track your most precious items. We sent our trusted technical team to delve a little deeper…

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