Mobile Printing

Print materials on demand, when and where you need them, improve efficiency and accuracy and increase customer satisfaction with Zebra's innovative mobile printing solutions. Zebra offers a wide range of mobile printing solutions that are ideal for a number of applications and industries. Use mobile printing in a warehouse or on the retail sales floor to speed up processes and improve labelling accuracy. Arm your workers with rugged, durable mobile printers to allow for payment processing, invoice and receipt printing, or labelling in the field.

White Papers

  • ZEBRA ACCELERATES YOUR PATH TO THE INTERNET OF THINGS: Create a Visible Value Chain across your critical business operations

    Enterprises are looking at the advent of Big Data as a vast mine to gain deeper, more actionable insight into their operations and processes, and do more with less. The richness of Big Data is more than just the volume of data, but also the velocity and value of the data. Before organizations can place this data into actionable form, it must be universally accessible throughout the value chain.

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  • Understanding Mobile Printing Technology and Capabilities

    Mobile printing gives users the flexibility to print materials on demand, where and when they need them. Seamless mobility can drive new business processes that improve worker productivity, labeling accuracy, and responsiveness to customer needs. To help businesses make informed choices, this white paper presents several informative topics on mobile printing, as well as example applications for reducing operating costs, increasing labor efficiency, and improving customer service.

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  • RFID Chip-Based Serialization for Retail

    Item-level radio frequency identification (RFID) is rapidly becoming a key factor in improving retail inventory management. The main driver for adoption is quite simple—taking inventory with RFID is 25 times faster than with traditional bar codes. In a collaborative effort to help retailers understand serialization, the latest white paper from Impinj, UPM Raflatac, and Zebra Technologies overviews EPC concepts for item-level RFID, reviews IT-based approaches to serialization, and introduces chip-based serialization as an attractive solution.

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  • Improve Field Service Productivity and Cost-Effectiveness with Mobility Technology

    The Case for Automating Field Service Operations. Mobile printing is a powerful enabling technology for processes that help valuable, specialized technicians spend more time on service and less on clerical tasks. Mobile computing and printing provides all the benefits of accurate, on-site documentation, while relieving technicians of the burden of preparing the paperwork and support staff the burden of processing it.

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  • Wristband Formatting Best Practices - Key Considerations for Improving Patient Care

    Bar coded patient wristbands are an excellent way for medical centers to improve the safety and quality of care while meeting industry mandates. To gain the most benefit, the information provided on the wristband must afford easy readability, and deliver the right information in the right way.

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  • RTLS Delivers for Material Handling

    Companies implementing real-time locating systems have reliably earned high ROIs in a wide range of applications and industries. RTLS improves processes across all major functional areas of MHL: receiving, put-away, manufacturing replenishment, picking, order staging, shipping, yard management, WIP tracking, finished goods quality testing, returnable rack and container tracking, and warehouse management.

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  • Gen 2 Implications for Smart Label Printing

    This white paper explains the implications Gen 2 has for smart label printing. It illustrates the need to support multiple RFID protocols, and: • covers the considerations of upgrading installed printer/encoders to support multiple RFID protocols, • identifies potential obstacles and costs to upgrading equipment, plus how they can be avoided, and • explains how options and variables within the Gen 2 standard create needs for specific features in printer/encoders.

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  • Innovative Bar Code and RFID Printing Solutions for SAP Users

    How to make the software and printer speak the same language stood as the primary challenge confront¬ing users of SAP applications. To solve this challenge, SAP and Zebra teamed up to deliver bar code and RFID labeling solutions that speak the same language—ZPL.

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  • Recommended Care and Usage Instructions for Lithium-Ion Battery Packs

    Recommended care and usage for extending the life of your Zebra Lithium Ion printer battery.

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  • Yard Management – An Operator's Perspective

    The implementation of a yard management system (YMS) must result in operational excellence and bring value to the operation. This paper reviews the major segments of the yard and discusses key points that should be considered when making a YMS decision.

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  • Benefiting From Bedside Specimen Labeling

    Sample identification errors lead to more than 160,900 adverse events for patients in U.S. hospitals each year and cost hospitals an average of $200,000 to $400,000 annually. This white paper explains how using mobile bar code printers to label specimens at the bedside prevents mistakes, improves patient safety and helps meet JCAHO requirements.

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  • Barcode Labeling in the Lab—Closing the Loop of Patient Safety

    Errors occur on approximately 1 percent of hospital lab samples, and sample identification errors cause nearly 161,000 adverse health events in the U.S. each year according to various studies. This white paper explains how bar code sample tracking can improve patient safety and lab efficiency.

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  • Aerospace and Defense Industry: Best Practices in Tracking Flight Line Equipment

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  • TRACEABILITY IN RETAIL: Reducing RFID Media Costs for Best Value

    Retailers are facing enormous pressure to gain the most return from their business process investments. Radio frequency identification (RFID) enables business intelligence throughout an organization’s value chain to provide critical information for fast and accurate decision-making.

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  • Choosing the Optimum Architecture for UWB RTLS

    Real Time Locating Systems (RTLS) operating in the Ultra Wideband domain are becoming more common in many applications; ranging from automated student attendance accountability to tool tracking for major aircraft manufacturers. The reason that UWB is gaining in popularity is that it has many attributes that allow it to provide new capabilities that are not possible with traditional RTLS. The choice of UWB RTLS architecture will impact the ability to achieve the greatest ROI from these new capabilities.

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  • Patient Safety Applications of Bar Code and RFID Technologies

    Bar code solutions are being deployed in a variety of healthcare applications, including producing hospital wristbands and labeling for pharmaceutical unit-dose medications, lab and pathology specimens, and more. Bar codes can be matched with radio frequency identification (RFID) tags to create two-tiered identification, resulting in more robust point of care, patient-specific medical media, and equipment usage with greater efficiency.

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  • Electronic Citation Sytems: Improving Officer Safety, Saving Time and Improving Accuracy

    This white paper explains how electronic citation systems work, reviews research that quantifies the time savings and accuracy benefits the systems provide, describes the required mobile computing and printing technology, and includes examples of how electronic citations save money while improving safety and accuracy.

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  • How Printing from iPad® Enhances the Shopping Experience

    This white paper provides an overview of iPad-based retail self-service kiosk and mobile printing applications, and shows the significant benefits the technology delivers. The paper also discusses how retailers can use the ZebraLink™ Multiplatform Software Development Kit (SDK) to create applications that can print coupons, receipts, gift registry lists, and more from the iPad and other smartphone platforms.

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  • Kiosks Are Here - Are You Ready?

    What do you need to know to get started with kiosks? This white paper highlights some of the leading issues retailers must consider. It provides an overview of what to expect during the planning and development process, highlights design considerations and identifies resources needed to develop, integrate and maintain kiosk systems.

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  • Why Your Store Needs Self-Service

    Beyond shopping convenience, retail chains are looking for ways to improve sales, reduce operational costs and boost customer loyalty. Of all the technologies currently available, self-service kiosks offer the optimal solution.

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  • Calculating Total Cost of Ownership for Patient Identification Wristbands

    When healthcare organizations introduce bar coded patient identification wristbands, they must determine the most effective, efficient way to print bar codes. With dozens of printer models available to satisfy different user requirements for producing wristbands, it can be challenging to decide which option is the most cost-effective over the long term. This white paper will outline how healthcare organizations can calculate the total cost of ownership for laser and thermal print solutions.

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  • Aerospace and Defense Industry: Reducing Cycle Times and Costs in Work in Process Management

    In Aerospace and Defense environments, the longer work stays in process, the longer the field has to wait for necessary equipment. Tracking Work in Process (WIP) is critical, yet the traditional way is challenging – managing it manually with clipboards and spreadsheets. This approach severely limits visibility into the status of WIP, and slows down the delivery of the equipment to the field.

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  • The Factory of the Future

    With around $900 billion of waste in global manufacturing supply chains*, it’s clear there’s scope to cut costs dramatically and create new value. As manufacturing regains favor with economic and political stakeholders worldwide, progressive enterprises are exploring ways to work more efficiently using asset information, system integration and process innovation.

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  • Maximizing the Image Life of Direct Thermal Receipts and Wristbands

    Selecting the best thermal material for your receipts and documents is important. The chemical make-up of each material affects its resistance to moisture, heat and other external factors. The thickness of the paper and the lifespan of images printed on it vary. These attributes are important to consider to ensure documents remain intact and readable during their useful life.

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  • Seeking Sustainable Growth: Understanding the value real-time visibility technology brings to business and people

    In business, the need to quickly locate assets and people has always been important for better productivity. With advanced and sophisticated wireless technologies available, access to an asset’s location information can be easily accomplished.

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  • Overcoming Printer Control Language Incompatibility for Bar Code Label Printing

    This white paper explains an innovation by Zebra Technologies that in many cases enables its bar code printers to be integrated into legacy print systems that support other brands, without requiring extensive system changes or label format redevelopment that traditionally occurs when new bar code printer brands are integrated.

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  • Mobile Printing Streamlines Supply Chain and Warehouse Processes

    Global enterprises are looking for ways to reduce costs and improve efficiency and accuracy in their supply chains. To remain competitive, distribution centers, manufacturers, and short-haul and long-haul carriers must change the way they label and track goods. Success depends on maximizing efficiency throughout all supply chain operations—front to back. Exploiting mobile labeling technology is fundamental to achieving optimal efficiency.

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  • Smart ID Cards for Education - Secure the Campus While Providing Essential Services

    The 2011 Campus Safety magazine’s “How Safe Is Your Campus?” report revealed that 52 percent of faculty said their institutions fail to dedicate sufficient resources to campus safety and security. The simple answer relies on the same technology that corporations use—secure smart ID cards. Embedded with “smart” features such as radio frequency identification (RFID) and tamper-resistant laminates, education campuses can realize a wide range of benefits, from tightening security, to streamlining admission, to improving paid services.

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  • Enabling Security, Compliance and Efficiency: Achieve Your Federal Identification Credentialing Goals

    Identity management and verification depend on trusted credentialing technologies. U.S. federal, state and local governments and private enterprises alike are seeking ways to improve security, not just for facility access, but also for single-sign-on into cyberspace.

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  • Improve Truck Freight Carrier Productivity and Cost-Effectiveness with Mobility Technology

    This white paper discusses key considerations when selecting mobility solutions, and unveils how mobility ¬enabled operations can improve freight trucking efficiency, reduce operating expenses, and boost customer satisfaction. Handheld computers, networking, and mobile thermal printers are proven productivity enhancers. When deployed to truck freight carriers, drivers quickly enter information into networked handheld computers, scan labels, or tag shipments.

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  • Evaluating Today's Mobile Solutions for Retail Distribution & Direct Store Delivery

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  • Tips for RFID Smart Label Printing/Encoding

    This paper presents best practices for RFID smart label media selection, handling, label placement and printer settings, operations and troubleshooting, based on Zebra’s experience from hundreds of successful implementations. The tips apply to Electronic Product Code (EPC) smart labels and other forms of RFID technology.

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  • How Mobile Printing Benefits Warehouse Operations

    To maintain accuracy and efficiency in warehouses and distribution centers, bar coding and radio frequency identification (RFID) systems are indispensable. Businesses can enhance these benefits by using mobile printers to produce and attach bar code and RFID labels at the point of application. Mobile printers can reduce operator errors, streamline operations, and eliminate costs associated with correcting errors.

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  • Bluetooth: Why It Improves Mobile Printing & How to Take Advantage

    This white paper explains the benefits of Bluetooth printing in these and other enterprise environments. The paper: • Provides a brief overview of the technology and how it is used for mobile printing; • Summarizes the benefits of Bluetooth printer connectivity; • Provides guidance for measuring benefits and calculating potential savings; • Presents use cases and successful user profiles for a variety of mobile, retail and industrial operations; • Includes a glossary of Bluetooth terminology, and; • Includes FAQs with detailed information about how to use Bluetooth with Zebra® mobile printers.

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  • Solving International Label Printing Challenges with Unicode™

    Zebra’s Unicode-compliant Global Printing Solution

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  • Wireless Printing Delivers Efficiency and Cost Savings in Retail

    Wireless bar code and radio frequency identification (RFID) label printing is widely recognized by major retailers globally as an essential technology for enhancing store operations. The ability to print real-time information in the aisle, on demand, saves time, effort, and money—creating competitive advantages. This white paper details the far-ranging benefits of wireless bar code and RFID printing, and presents innovative wireless printing solutions from Zebra.

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  • Using Mobile Point of Sale Solutions to Enhance the Customer Experience

    The process of checking out in a store hasn’t changed much since the 1950s: Shoppers choose the merchandise they want to purchase and then approach fixed counters and store associates to pay for the items.

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  • Eliminate 7 wastes from your supply chain

    In difficult economic times, lean thinking strikes a chord for manufacturers as it promises to reduce costs, improve quality and transform the bottom line, by eliminating waste in every area of the value stream, including factory management and supplier networks.

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  • Dynamic Logistics: Adopting a New Supply Chain Approach

    This white paper will assess how businesses can set new standards by adopting such an approach. Dynamic logistics refers to activity in the supply chain which enables the effective, timely tracking of goods to ensure minimum waste of resources and equips companies to make real-time decisions in the field.

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  • Using Mobile Point-of-Sale Solutions to Enhance the Customer Experience

    Mobile PoS solutions typically consist of a handheld mobile computer or device with a payment card reader and compact, portable printer. Once the store associate swipes the card, the data is encrypted and sent over a wireless network.

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  • How Barcodes and RFID Deliver Value to Manufacturing and Distribution

    Manufacturers depend on a well-coordinated chain of events to make their operations work effectively. In addition, mail order fulfillment and distribution companies unable to provide information with their products increasingly find themselves at a disadvantage versus their competitors.

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  • Control Access and Protect Assets with Print-on-Demand Intelligent ID Cards

    Fraud and theft are constant threats to any organization, and the protections put in place against malicious activities must constantly evolve. This white paper defines how human resources and security departments can print intelligent ID cards to identify employees, visitors and patrons, and manage access to facilities, equipment, and services through a range of “intelligent” access card technologies.

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  • Understanding Kiosk Requirements - Optimizing Design, Placement and Component Choices

    This white paper outlines the fundamental requirements for kiosk solutions, and identifies additional considerations and tactics to make loyalty, coupon, ordering, checkout, product information, registry and other specific projects more successful. No kiosk configuration is best for all applications, but there are best practices to help guide your design and deployment decisions to provide maximum customer convenience and value.

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  • RFID and Your Privacy— Myths and Facts

    This paper presents best practices for RFID smart label media selection, handling, label placement and printer settings, operations and troubleshooting, based on Zebra’s experience from hundreds of successful implementations. The tips apply to Electronic Product Code (EPC) smart labels and other forms of RFID technology.

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  • Kiosks in Grocery Stores—Boost Sales and Improve Operational Efficiency

    Imagine the choices that today’s grocery store shopper are confronted with—the larger the store, the more complex and difficult the shopping experience. Time-strapped customers must determine which aisle items are located, what is on sale, which coupons are valid, and what recipes can they pull together for their dining needs.

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  • Increase Visibility and Velocity with Real-Time Asset Management Solutions

    Throughout government, visibility and decentralized execution are increasingly critical to improving operational performance and delivering the vital insight managers at all levels require to quickly make decisions aimed at better serving the needs of stakeholders and constituents.

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  • Investing in Robust Mobile POS and Mobile Payment Solutions

    The retail industry is in the midst of a mobile revolution. New mobile computing and communication technologies are affecting how we work, play, communicate and even think about ourselves.

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  • Using SAP® Smart Forms for Bar Code Label Printing from mySAP™ Business Suite

    In response to customer requirements, SAP has extended the bar code design and printing of its Smart Forms design software. SAP added bar code support to Smart Forms by licensing and integrating bar code rendering technology from Zebra Technologies Corporation into the software, and by developing its first true bar code label printer drivers for mySAP Business Suite.

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  • Bar Coding 101...What You Need to Know

    Manufacturing companies have been using bar coding in shipping and receiving operations for more than 30 years.

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  • Retail Re-pricing: Mobile Printing Enables Fast, Efficient Price Changes

    Re-pricing products in the store has evolved from being a reaction to mistakes, to a strategic tool that retailers apply to increase traffic and sales. For price changes to be effective, store operations must keep pace with changing marketing strategies. Printing price labels with real-time mobile printers closes the loop between pricing strategy and execution and reduces labor costs and improves accuracy.

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  • Key Considerations for Barcoded Infant Wristbands

    The purpose of this white paper is to provide maternity ward staff the information they need to make the right decisions when it comes to barcoded infant wristbands. Durable, supple wristbands that deliver the full benefits of barcoding make it easier for nurses to perform infant care tasks. The result is improved efficiency and quality of care.

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  • Delivering Real-Time Visibility for Aerospace and Defense

    Aerospace manufacturing operations are characterized by high capital investment, skilled work force, expensive inputs and rigorous process control standards. Multiple management disciplines must be combined to optimize production in this complex environment.

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  • Frequently Asked Questions About Zebra Mobile Printer Batteries

    Learn tips to get maximum life and performance from leading types of batteries used in mobile printers: nickel metal hydride (NiMH) and lithium ion (Li-Ion).

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  • Lift Customer Loyalty and Sales with Mobile Queue Busting

    Less time standing in line, or queuing, is a universal benefit that all customers understand and value. Modern mobile transaction systems provide a way for retailers, restaurants, hotels, transportation providers, special event organizers, and other service businesses to reduce queues without adding expensive checkout counters or staff. Automated queue-busting systems use mobile computers and printers to add speed, security, and professionalism to transaction processing operations.

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  • Gen 2 Extends Range and Possibilities for Contactless ID Cards

    Gen 2 and other UHF technologies remove many of the limitations traditionally associated with contactless ID cards, but create new system-planning challenges. This white paper explains how organizations can take advantage of the range, speed, security, and memory of Gen 2 RFID cards to create effective processes for employee and customer identification, security, asset management, and customer service.

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  • Bar Coding and RFID Enable Food Supply Chain Traceability and Safety

    Learn how ADC technologies can deliver needed traceability to the food service industry.

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  • Enterprise-Wide Data Collection and Bar Code Printing for Superior Supply Chain Management

    This paper presents how advanced RFID and bar code technologies can create sustainable advantages by providing the information required for modern business practices. It addresses how RFID and bar code data systems improve the performance of enterprise software applications. Then, it summarizes the general benefits of RFID and bar coding, showing how to improve efficiency and costs from receiving, through production, quality control, and shipping—to the item level.

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  • It’s All in the Wrist: Improving Patient Safety with Bar Code Wristbands

    There are many ways to benefit from bar coded patient wristbands and take advantage of the accuracy and conveniences that bar coding provides. Bar coded patient wristbands can help healthcare facilities comply with The Joint Commission National Patient Safety Goals today, while positioning them for dramatic safety and quality improvements enabled by complementary systems. Quality care begins with quality wristbands.

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  • Retransfer Technology Delivers the Optimal Card Printing Solution

    Retransfer technology is the optimal on-demand printing solution for meeting the stringent image quality and encoding standards that advanced card applications require. Today’s innovative technology for retransfer printing delivers a fast, flexible, and affordable solution.

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  • Achieving PCI DSS v1.2 Compliance on Wireless Printers

    The challenges of meeting Payment Card Industry (PCI) security standards and the financial ramifications for those retailers who fail to comply are continuing to grow. This white paper explains how PCI Data Security Standard (DSS) version 1.2 applies to wireless peripherals and presents options for including secure wireless printers in PCI-compliant wireless networks.

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  • Quality Assurance Steps for Preventing Label Printing Problems

    Learn the causes of common bar code print quality problems and how they can be corrected and prevented.

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  • Why an Equipment Fleet Management Solution is Mission Critical for the Aviation Industry

    By instrumenting ground equipment with telemetry systems, the Equipment Fleet Management solution is able to provide real-time asset management capabilities.

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  • Improve Route Accounting and DSD Cost-Effectiveness with Mobility Technology

    Automating route accounting and DSD operations provides proven value to businesses by enabling processes that improve efficiency, reduce costs, and increase revenues. Basic automated order entry, delivery confirmation, and invoicing provide significant business value and professionalism. The benefits and ROI can grow substantially by leveraging mobile computing, printing, and wireless communications capabilities to automate additional activities.

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  • Entertainment Industry Automation— Print-on-Demand Bar Code Wristbands Drive Revenue

    In the entertainment industry, it’s all about keeping costs low. Bar code technology provides a key enabler for automating ride ticketing, concession purchases, and park entry. As a result, businesses can realize sig¬nificant labor cost savings while creating unique opportunities for enhancing the customer experience and improving sales.

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  • Three Tips to Optimize Bar Code Wristband Printing

    Based on this leadership and experience, and common questions and challenges resolved through our customer support operations, Zebra provides the following tips to optimize bar code wristband printing.

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  • Increasing Profits and Productivity: Bar Coding and RFID Enables Precise Asset Management

    This paper shows how bar code and RFID can be applied to streamline many common asset management procedures and includes worksheets to help calculate the business impact and ROI that improved asset management can provide.

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  • Inventory Is The Store: How Mobility Maximizes Return on Investment

    The Key to improving inventory management is meeting your inventory where it lives on the shelves. Price management applications help retailers manage product, pricing, and promotions by applying controls driven by analytics. This is achieved through mobile printing and computing enabled by inventory management software, wireless networks, mobile hardware, and sound processes

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  • RTLS 101 - What it is and Why You Need It

    In business, knowledge is power, and with it comes efficiency, productivity, safety, and profits. Real Time Locating Systems (RTLS) provide this knowledge by delivering precise visibility of critical assets—supply chain, manufacturing, and human, in real-time.

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  • Unlocking the ROI from Better Scrap Management

    This white paper explores the weaknesses of traditional approaches to the handling of scrap and non-conforming materials, and highlights the benefits to arise from a real-time, fully-integrated Scrap Tracking and Management Solution.

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  • Building Value From Visibility: 2012 Enterprise Internet of Things Adoption Outlook

    The term ‘‘Internet of Things’’ (IoT) was first used nearly 15 years ago. While there’s been no single standard definition of IoT solutions since the possibilities of Internet of Things was first discussed, a variety of technologies are used in implementation (e.g., RFID tags, barcodes, and GPS technologies).

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  • CENTRALIZED DEVICE MANAGEMENT HELPS DRIVE BUSINESS EFFICIENCIES Improve
    device security, availability and cost-effectiveness

    With the increasing proliferation of mobile devices, each requiring its own unique provisioning, configuration, and reporting requirements, businesses face enormous challenges ensuring consistency and control over connected devices. IT is responsible for purchasing, setting up, and maintaining mobile devices, including printers and other peripherals. IT must ensure that these devices deliver the highest availability so users can run their applications and business operations smoothly.

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  • Drive Value Across Your Supply Chain with Chip-Based RFID Serialization

    To provide deep visibility, a growing number of enterprises are leveraging item-level radio frequency identification (RFID) due to its affordability, ease of deployment, and ability to deliver Electronic Product Codes (EPCs) outside the line of sight.

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  • Extending Zebra Printer Capabilities with ZBI 2.0 Programming

    Zebra Basic Interpreter (ZBI) 2.0 is an optional programming environment that can be used to add features to customize and enhance the performance of select Zebra Technologies printers. This white paper provides an overview of ZBI 2.0 capabilities, requirements, use cases and benefits.

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  • Unchaining the Value of RFID for Unmatched Flexibility and Fast ROI

    Businesses in a wide range of industries are realizing significant benefits from radio frequency identification (RFID) technologies. The return on investment (ROI) for RFID comes from reducing the time and labor required to track assets and materials, decreased losses and theft, improved maintenance operations, and streamlined efficiency through better asset availability and utilization. Many of these benefits occur in applications that do not directly require participation from suppliers and customers, and reside outside the external supply chain.

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  • Understanding Technologies for Creating High-Security ID Cards

    Before you purchase a card printer, there are a few things you should know about ID cards and printers. The type of printer you choose will depend on: • The type of card you plan to use • How many cards you plan to print • How often you need to print cards • What printing elements you need to incorporate into your card • The quality of card images • Type of encoding required on the card

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  • Using SAP® Smart Forms for Bar Code Label Printing from mySAP™ Business Suite

    How to make the software and printer speak the same language stood as the primary challenge confronting users of SAP applications. To solve this challenge, SAP and Zebra teamed up to deliver bar code and RFID labeling solutions that speak the same language—ZPL.

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  • The Path to Peak Supply Chain Performance

    Most contemporary manufacturers operate in a world in which change is the only constant. Customer demand changes weekly, commodity prices fluctuate daily, and an unforeseen global financial crisis forces previously dependable suppliers out of business with little or no notice. In this environment, simply running a lean operation is not sufficient. In the current business climate, manufacturers need to take lean principles a step further. They must build a level of flexibility into their lean processes, providing the ability to respond quickly—and appropriately— to constantly changing business conditions without ratcheting up operating costs

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  • Leveraging Mobile Printers to Streamline Route Accounting and DSD Operations

    Automating route activity provides benefits in the field and the office by reducing the labor and time needed to enter data and process paperwork. Mobile printing is an essential element for delivering these benefits in DSD operations. This paper shows how route staff can use mobile printing to make more deliveries while improving the accuracy of each transaction.

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  • ZebraLink™ Solutions for Enhancing Zebra® Printer Business Integration

    This white paper introduces the ZebraLink software, firmware, and connectivity components, and shows how to maximize performance and value from Zebra printers.

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  • Bar Code Printing from Oracle® WMS and MSCA

    This white paper describes both the XML middleware and XML direct-connect bar code printing options for Oracle WMS and MSCA offered by Zebra Technologies, explains Oracle’s output methods for each, and provides guidance as to when each approach is best suited to a particular environment.

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  • Barcode-Based Patient Safety Initiatives in Hospital Pharmacies

    Hospital Pharmacies should review their organization’s labeling needs in light of The Joint Commission requirements, ASHP recommendations, and patient safety goals. Barcode control systems for medication dispensing and administration provide proven safety benefits and can be developed independently of larger and more expensive CPOE and EMR programs. Pharmacists can lead bar code-based patient safety initiatives by developing a comprehensive program that ensures all forms of medication are bar coded at the unit-dose level. This white paper will help develop a practical strategy by outlining the relevant issues and opportunities.

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  • Selecting the Right Label to Identify Your Finished Product, White Paper, Source File

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  • Zband Lab Test Direct Thermal Antimicrobal Wristband Source File Global

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  • Lift Consumer Loyalty and Sales with Mobile Busting

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  • Zebra PowerPrecision Batteries White Paper

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  • Managing Printers for Maximum Reliability, Performance and Value

    The ease with which thermal printers can be managed has one of the biggest impacts on the value they provide. This white paper shows how thermal printer support features affect printing and printer support operations, explains different IT management options for thermal printers, and presents tools for measuring printer support costs.

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  • When is it Time to Replace Your Printer Battery? Before it's Too Late.

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  • Safety and Asset Management in Smarter Process Industries: How Real-time Location and Identification Can Change the Game in the Search for a Zero-Injury Workplace

    This white paper illustrates the role of location and identification technologies for personnel safety. It argues that the technology represents a game-changer in the practice of safety in the workplace. In addition, the technology is part of a broader approach for smarter industries that simultaneously enhance safety, visibility and asset management.

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  • Barcoding Hospital Pharmacies Patient Safety Source File Global

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  • Selecting the Right Label to Identify Your Finished Product, White Paper

    Product identification labels are a critical mechanism for maintaining compliance, ensuring brand consistency, improving operational efficiency, and supporting business growth. To reduce your risk of non-compliance to government and industry mandates, it is critical that the labels you utilize are readable and scannable when they leave your operation and throughout the products safe and appropriate use and disposal.

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  • Selecting the Right Label to Identify Your Finished Product, White Paper, A4

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  • Lift Consumer loyalty with Mobile Queue Busting Source File

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  • Zebra Bar Code Solution for Oracle® Retail Store Inventory Management

    Oracle Retail Store Inventory Management provides a flexible label-printing architecture through Oracle Business Intelligence, and the ZebraLink™ Enterprise Connector enables you to comply with your customer-labeling requirements. This white paper elaborates on the configuration of Oracle Retail Returns and Shelf Labeling standards using Zebra Technologies’ bar code printer products.

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  • Simplify Label Printing for High Reliability, Performance and Value

    This white paper reveals the impact of inefficient solutions on thermal printing operations and shows how an optimized, integrated printing solution delivers improved reliability, efficiency and cost value.

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  • Zband Lab Test Direct Thermal Antimicrobial Wristband Source File

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