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Label ReWinder

Voting Machine Ballot Verification

Challenge: Automate the data mining process on a voting machine’s results. Solution: TwinCat label rewinder, Cognex DM70, registration sensor. Story: EMP was brought into a local voting machine manufacturer to help improve their data mining process. Individual results need to be stored and easily accessed, so – as they’re cast – votes are printed onto […]

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Forklifts – Vehicle Mounted Mobile Computers vs Rugged Tablets

When it comes to enabling mobility in material handling vehicles in warehouses, ports, yards and more, you can choose from two different types of products — purpose-built vehicle-mounted mobile computers or rugged tablets in a vehicle mount. With three different product families in each of these categories, and multiple models within some of those categories, […]

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When is Mobile Device Management Needed?

Mobile computing in your warehouse or on your shop floor has gotten more complicated in the last few years.  With Android now being the dominant OS, the need to update the OS and subsequently the applications more often are a certainty.  Fortunately, the tools to manage the devices have gotten much better as well.  But […]

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Reading 2D DPM Barcodes

Challenge: Read 2D barcodes that are marked directly onto steel steering rod columns. Solution: Microscan ID-40, DOAL lighting, and custom housing. Story: A manufacturer of steering column rods was accidentally sending the wrong product to their customers. They challenged the engineers at EMP to develop a solution to prevent this from occurring. Each steering column […]

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Aerospace Parts Inspection

Challenge: Automate the data entry process for a serial number that is laser etched onto a Titanium component. Solution: Cognex 7600 smart camera, DOAL lighting, custom fixture, presence sensor, and scale. Story: An aerospace component manufacturer reached out to the engineers at EMP Technical Group to help automate one of their manual processes. One of […]

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Circuit Board Quality Control

Challenge: Find a solution that can identify when conformal coating is applied incorrectly to circuit boards. Solution: Addition to existing vision inspection system: 12MP Baumer camera, Microscan’s Vision-scape software, custom interface program. Story: A circuit board manufacturer, for HVAC products, identified a quality issue in their product. Each board requires conformal coating to be placed […]

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New Zebra ZT400 Series

Full Color Touch Display See printer status at a glance and manage settings via the large, full-color touch display. Create custom shortcuts and quickly navigate printer settings with the user-friendly icon menu system. Color-coded alerts show when the printer is paused or in an error state so operators instantly know what the printer needs to […]

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RFID and RTLS, Is Today the Day?

Our life is full of hype, both in our personal and business lives.  (We won’t think about going into the hype that we see in our personal lives, but we will address some of the hype in our business lives.)  AI, IoT, Industry 4.0, Blockchain, and yes even RFID.  Blockchain is the current biggest offender, […]

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Zebra – Modernize Your Warehouse with Lifeguard for Android

With Zebra’s Lifeguard for Android, you can ensure your Zebra mobile computers are secure with the latest Android operating system and patches long after the standard Android consumer support increasing the life of your Zebra mobile computers.

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Zebra MC9300 Unboxing & Staging Video

Zebra Android mobile computers come preloaded Mobility DNA software tools such as StageNow, allowing you to stage a handful or thousands of mobile devices in your warehouse operations, and All-Touch Terminal Emulation to easily transition your legacy green screens to modern graphical touch screens.

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Honeywell PX940V

The PX940 family of high-performance industrial printers with integrated label verification technology provides error-free printing. Developed for companies that are subjected to fines levied for non-compliance to regulatory standards, and returned shipments due to unreadable barcodes, the PX940 series prints barcodes that are defect-free and 100% accurate every time. The fully integrated verifier allows for […]

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Simulscan Document Capture

SimulScan is a set of productivity tools that can be integrated into your native Android applications to take process automation to the next level. With SimulScan Multi-Barcode, workers can capture multiple barcodes on a label with a single scan.

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