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How to Get RxLogger Log Files for Zebra Android Devices

If your Zebra Android device is having connection issues with your server, you will need to download the log files so that your issue can be analyzed. The document below will walk you through the step-by-step process of obtaining these log files: RxLogger Files first and Fusion Files second. RxLogger Files 1. Open RxLogger from […]

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Custom Machine Vision Light

Challenge: Engineer a solution to eliminate the downtime from a hotspot on 2D Datamatrix code. Solution: EMP custom-engineered dome light. Story: A diesel engine manufacturer was having trouble with a barcode scanning application on one of their fuel injection nozzles. The 2D Datamatrix code is printed onto the round, shiny surface of the nozzle. The […]

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Is Your Software Vendor Giving You a Headache? You’re Not Alone…

At the EMP Tech Group, our primary job is to get the hardware that we provide to work in your environment.  That almost always means we will need to interface with the software that you use to run your business.  It could be your WMS (Warehouse Management System), your MES (Manufacturing Execution System) or your […]

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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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ZT411 Color Screen

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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