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Wednesday, January 23, 2013
Voice technology is expanding beyond picking and into an active data collection methodology that can help companies boost productivity, particularly in low margin industries, said Ron Kubera, senior VP and general manager of Vocollect (Booth 3964) in an interview Wednesday.
The recent deployment of a voice-directed picking solution from topVOX (Booth 3573) at Suisan, a Hawaiian food service distributor, is a good indicator of the advantages of the vendor’s “speaker-indepedent” voice technology, Marceline Absil, VP of marketing and sales, said at Wednesday press conference at the company’s booth.
Premiering at ProMat, DAP Technologies (Booth 3959) unveiled its first Android computers. The M9705 tablet and the M4305 handheld device were both engineered to withstand abuse, said Dawn Janssen, marketing communications manager.
The third installment of results from a survey conducted by Intermec (Booth 4263) was released at ProMat, finding that 59% of managers use a metric known as “the perfect order”—meaning picked complete, on-time and error-free—to identify areas for improvement within their facilities.
SICK (Booth 1031) launched a new radio frequency identification (RFID) interrogator at ProMat.
Wednesday, January 09, 2013
More distribution channels coupled with shorter delivery times and growing product portfolios add pressure to all parts of the supply chain. In response, distribution operations need better visibility from the initial order through production and shipping to efficiently respond to changing needs.
Tuesday, December 18, 2012
A look back at Modern's system reports featured in 2012.
Sunday, December 16, 2012
With the $600 million deal, Honeywell adds RFID and voice to its portfolio
Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Intermec, a leading provider of data capture and information management solutions, today announced a definitive agreement under which Honeywell International will acquire Intermec for $10.00 per share in an all-cash transaction valued at approximately $600 million.
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Sunday, November 11, 2012
Company expands operations in Minnesota.