Data Capture

Comprehensive news on the most advanced systems for automated data collection technologies in use in warehouses and distribution centers.


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ADC: Turning data capture into decisions
ADC device technology continues to advance, but suppliers increasingly emphasize continuous monitoring and IoT-type sensing and analytic solutions as...
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Making the Case: Image-based Scanning for Inbound & Outbound Logistics
In an era where making the "business case" for technology investments isn’t always easy, image-based barcode scanning stands on its own when it...

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By Josh Bond · April 5, 2017
The new Verso+ 10 and JLT1214P by JLT Mobile Computers (Booth S3074) are small form factor computers equipped with new PowerTouch displays for improved durability in some of the industry’s harshest applications.
By Sara Pearson Specter · April 5, 2017
The SmartPack Trailer solution from Zebra Technologies (Booth S2459) creates an intelligent loading environment that increases both outbound load densities and lightens the load for dock managers, said Brent Elstron, product manager.
By MMH Staff · April 5, 2017
Scandit, (Booth S3560) developer of software-based bar code scanning solutions for smartphones, tablets, and wearable devices, announced the release of Barcode Scanner SDK 5.2 for iOS, Android, Windows and other supported platforms.
By Josh Bond · April 5, 2017
Voxware (Booth S3667) has introduced its augmented reality (AR) offering, which brings voice and scanning together with vision and image capture to create a comprehensive personnel optimization solution.
By Sara Pearson Specter · April 4, 2017
Smart sensor supplier SICK (Booth S3622) offers a new interior facility security system.
By Sara Pearson Specter · April 3, 2017
Lucas Systems (Booth S3443) shared how recent updates to Engage Dynamic Work Optimization (DWO) software—including batching and path optimization algorithm refinements and new implementation tools—has delivered a 53% productivity gain for a customer’s cart-based picking application.
By Bob Trebilcock · March 8, 2017
Distribution center and warehouse managers who think they’re not in the center of the supply chain are kidding themselves. We talked to managers, consultants and academics about the supply chain processes most likely to impact DCs today.
By MMH Staff · March 6, 2017
Smart technologies to provide shoppers with new levels of personalization, speed and convenience.
By MMH Staff · February 22, 2017
Automated Imaging Association re-elects four incumbent board members.
By MMH Staff · February 6, 2017
Standards initiative workgroups restructured following success of standards adoption, basic education work.
By MMH Staff · December 14, 2016
Modern Materials Handling sat down with David Krebs, Executive Vice President, Enterprise Mobility & Connected Devices, to talk about mobile technology and it's use in the warehouse environments
By Roberto Michel · December 14, 2016
Wearable technologies are nothing new in warehouses. For decades, equipment such as ring scanners, arm-mounted devices, and voice headsets and terminals have made warehouse processes more productive and accurate. That doesn’t mean, however, that wearables are standing still.
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By MMH Staff · December 13, 2016
Explore the benefits and value of implementing a barcoding system, and to ultimately help you decide if this is the right solution for your organization.
By Josh Bond · November 8, 2016
Suppliers and users of scanners, printers and rugged mobile devices find themselves at the intersection of technological advances, increasing consumer demands and rising labor costs. The top players are finding ways to meet each challenge with minimal risk as the market landscape continues to shift. Leaders in Automatic Data Capture suppliers 2016, RFID suppliers Top 20, Warehouse data capture devices, Top 20 suppliers of warehouse data capture technology
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By MMH Staff · October 11, 2016
Don’t assume that printing barcode labels in-house is the least expensive approach. There are numerous factors that affect your true cost – from equipment and supplies to maintenance fees and staff resources.

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