EMP Tech Tips

Barcode-Symbologies

Choose Your Barcode Symbology Wisely

It has been a while since we have talked about barcode symbologies. Depending on your application and your industry, choosing the right barcode symbology can have a long-lasting impact and which barcode symbology to choose is not always apparent.

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Mobile Computers in Warehouse

Using an MDM to Keep Up with OS and SHA

Managing mobile devices in your warehouses and plant floor keeps getting more complicated. One factor is the more rapid updates to Android. The other factor, frankly, is ransomware!

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Windows-Update

Windows Update Broke My Printer….Again

It has happened twice in the last few months.  A Windows Update broke your ability to print labels on your label printer.  Technically the update broke the printer driver….twice.  The first update was followed quickly by a patch. 

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Wrong-Barcode-1

Oops, I Read the Wrong Barcode!

Tired of scanning the wrong barcode? Here are our top tips on how to prevent this problem.

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Bartender Updated

Keeping Your BarTender Updated is Important

This month’s tech tip is to check your version of BarTender and be sure you are newer than version 10.0 because it is the end of support.

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Shrink-Sleeves

Identifying Your Mobile Computers

Sometimes we get the best ideas from our customers. We have helped customers identify their mobile computer fleet in the past with asset labels. We have a “secret weapon” label material that we have used again and again for asset labels.

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Zebra Printer

Knowing Your Printer Resolution is Key

Printers have a variety of resolutions. Knowing your printer’s resolution is key to printing the correct label every time.

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Print-Station

When to Use Bartender Print Station

Find out when to limit access to the full Bartender software and just run Bartender Print Station.

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Static-Electricity

The Effects of Static

Static electricity can cause issues in your labeling and it is not always obvious that it is the issue. Check out this article to learn more!

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Stage-Now

Use Zebra Stage Now to Update Android

Stage Now will produce a barcode that you can scan with your mobile computer to do the initial configuration or update the Android OS.

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CloudConnectIllustration

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.

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Bartender Video

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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