PRODUCT SPOTLIGHT: Tracking and Labeling Solutions
Tags: March 2023, Technology
- NB Series Mobile Powered Cart: The redesigned workstation from Newcastle Systems streamlines labeling processes and can be configured for different workflows in the warehouse, production or retail floor. Able to run up to 4 devices for 8 to 12 hours of normal use, the NB Series accommodates laser printers, monitors, testing equipment, and scales.
- Oyster3 for LoRaWAN: This rugged battery-powered GPS asset tracking device for LoRaWAN networks tracks assets when they’re on the move and enters sleep mode when they’re stationary to conserve power. Featuring 10 years of battery life, the device from Digital Matter can be secured on assets with screws, bolts, cable ties, and rivets.
- VOLT770 Carbon Applicator: The applicator from Phoenix Labeling helps streamline the package labeling process in e-commerce logistics operations. The automated labeling system can integrate into scan-label-apply-manifest or SLAM processes, where the use of compressed air is eliminated. The applicator is adaptable to different heights and uses electric stepper motors to ensure worker safety, eliminating the need for protective barriers.
- JT-S Jewelry Loop Tag: SimplyRFiD’s updated jewelry loop tag with high-performance chips works with the SimplyRFiD Wave Inventory App, letting companies take inventory of a store with about 2,000 to 3,000 items in around 5 minutes. The tag loops around the jewelry and locks into place. Jewelers can pre-print information and pre-encode the RFID tag or use them pre-programmed and place a label over the tag.
- Crosswave: The Crosswave label from Confidex comes with 360-degree readability and includes the new Impinj RAIN RFID tag chip for high-memory applications. Confidex, a Beontag company, launched new tag upgrades for Crosswave labels as well as its other industrial-grade products, including off and on-metal labels for industrial parts tracking as well as long-term container tracking.
- Siena Insights: The no-code AI platform offered by Siena Analytics, a Peak Technologies company, provides warehouse inventory visibility and can detect labeling and packaging issues before products are shipped. The software combines image recognition with artificial intelligence to deliver real-time data about products as they pass through distribution centers, enabling companies to track products from pre-arrival through the last mile.
- Wiliot IoT Platform: The platform leverages Wiliot’s Internet-of-Things Pixels, stamp-sized computers that cost pennies, to enable item-level tracking. The battery-free IoT Pixels can attach to any product or packaging to connect it to the internet—enabling products to transmit item-level information about their location, temperature, and carbon footprint. With this real-time data, businesses can make more precise supply chain decisions.
- Loftware Spectrum: The software solution from Loftware helps enterprises create, manage, and print labels across a global network via a browser-based interface. Companies can make sure their suppliers and co-packers print accurate labels using the companies’ own templates and with their own data. The platform is benchmarked to process and print more than 2 million labels per day.
- SparkScan: Letting enterprises switch from dedicated scanners to smartphones, SparkScan from Scandit is a pre-built smartphone scanning interface designed for high-performance barcode scanning. SparkScan fits on top of any smartphone application. Part of the Scandit Smart Data Capture platform, it provides an intuitive user interface for scan-intensive workflows such as inventory management and goods receiving.
- AirTrack IP-2A Printer: The industrial barcode label printer from Barcodes is designed for heavy-duty industrial thermal printing in warehouses, distribution centers, and fulfillment sites. The IP-2A offers ultra-fast print speeds of up to 14 inches per second and is available at 203, 300, or 600 dpi to accommodate different print needs. The printer includes self-diagnostic device management and can provide warnings and preventative actions to keep workflows moving.