Blogs - Socket Mobile

From Durable to DuraScan: the evolution of the barcode scanner

Posted by Amelia on Nov 13, 2019 12:41:13 PM

At Socket Mobile, it's our job to meet and anticipate our customers' needs.

Barcode scanners were originally developed with the purpose of data capture, to improve stocking, help ring up items and keep track of what’s been sold and what is still available on the shelves. With the expansion of barcode usage, the workforce began using their scanners in more diverse settings, which included harsher workplaces. That created a need for a stronger wireless barcode scanner. 

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Topics: Socket Mobile, barcode scanner, barcodes, SocketTalk Home, durable, IP rating

Wearable Technology

Posted by Amelia on Jul 1, 2019 6:27:49 PM

Wearable – that is the term used for technological advances that are converted into clothing or accessories that can be worn. From purses that prevent overspending to manicures used as subway cards, there are seemingly no limits to the possibilities of “wearable” tech.

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Topics: Socket Mobile, barcode scanner, attachable, mPOS, barcodes, wireless, Bluetooth wireless technology, RFID, SocketTalk Home, Home, POS Systems

Why Barcodes are Used

Posted by Amelia on Apr 26, 2019 2:15:48 PM

Using barcodes strictly for scanning barcodes while shopping or for inventory management are a thing of the past. A simple code that has gone from 1D to 2D, scanned on paper and then scanned on screens, has become a pervasive necessity for every single item that we purchase or use. Who knew that from a mere grocery store, our everyday barcodes would evolve so much in the way they’re used and the industries that they are used in.

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Topics: Socket Mobile, barcode scanner, 2D, barcodes, SocketTalk Home