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Modernizing Parts Delivery

Challenge: Upgrade technology hardware and OS to ease the validation process. Solution: Zebra TC21 mobile computer running Android, using MCL as rapid development tool. Story: A medical device manufacturer had a numberof mobile devices running Windows CE. The supportfor Windows CE was set to expire, so the manufacturer wanted to upgrade their devices. They were […]

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Tablets on Forklifts

We saw the conflict immediately.  Zebra and Gamber Johnson team up to provide rugged forklift mounts for tablet computers.  These include the ability to charge the tablet from the forklift, plus you can easily remove the tablet from the mount and swap it to another vehicle or just use it as a handheld terminal.  We […]

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Printing from the Cloud

So, you are getting into the new age with Cloud-based software.  This software now allows you to run the application from anywhere, on any device, not just in your corporate IT infrastructure.  We all know that this has been a good thing this year with many people now having to work remotely.  But what about […]

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EMPCare and MDM

A Winning Combination The world was already going in this direction, the global pandemic just accelerated it.  The need for an MDM (Mobile Device Management) software tool to manage your mobile devices in the warehouse and on the shop floor.  It all started with the discontinuation of Windows Mobile and CE a few years back.  […]

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EMP Newsletter is 1 Year Old!

We have been sending out email blasts monthly for a long time now, but they were odds and ends, not a cohesive format that we repeat every month.  Last January, we started the new format that you see here.  We try to put a little bit of everything in here, a good solution from our […]

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December 2020 Newsletter

The December Newsletter is out! This month we highlight mobile workstation upgrades, machine vision AI application, reflecting on 2020, and more!

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Adding a New Bartender License

Adding new licenses to an existing Bartender install used to be somewhat straightforward, but with the release of BarTender 2021 that process got a little more tricky.

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Deep Learning Parts Inspection System

Challenge: Ensure product ships complete with no missing pieces. Solution: Custom conveyor with reject station, print and apply, and Cognex machine vision with AI. Story: A packaging company needed to upgrade its quality inspections. The company packages gasket packs up for a large automotive end-user. There are several gaskets in the pack. Some of the […]

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Mobile Power Keeps Rolling Along

Earlier this year in this newsletter, we asked the question, “Is Mobile Power Now Self Evident”?  Meaning that using mobile power carts is becoming so common place in the warehouse and even on the manufacturing floor that it may no longer be necessary to convince the customer that it is needed.  The time savings and […]

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Selling the Best Product

When you are in our position, you get offers to resell product from manufacturers all the time.  As a company, the EMP Tech Group has had an iron-clad rule that we will only sell the best products that are available in the marketplace.  For the most part, choosing the best product is easy, they are […]

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Reflecting on 2020

What a crazy year! There is not enough space here to dive into all the adversities and yes, the blessings that 2020 has brought us. You cannot fully enjoy summer without going through winter. You cannot fully enjoy the tranquil times without some difficult times. And 2020 was definitely a difficult time. But being a “glass half full” group, […]

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November 2020 Newsletter

The November Newsletter is here! This month we highlight parsing barcode data, our custom printer stand project, programming Zebra Android devices, and more. Check it out!

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