Decoding Those Business and Data Collection Acronyms

This week, as I was setting up swimming lessons with my son’s coach via email, I typed “ttys” and hit “send.” A few hours later, I received a reply with details of when and where the lessons would take place, followed by a question: “What does ttys mean?” I was temporarily stunned that someone could…

4 Things You Need to Know About Barcode Scanners

1. One Dimensional vs. Two Dimensional Barcode Scanners There are two main categories of barcode scanners, 1D and 2D. One dimensional barcode scanners, or linear barcode scanners, can only scan one dimensional barcodes, including: UPC Code ISBN Code 128 All barcodes consisting of only lines and spaces Barcode scanners that read two dimensional barcodes are…

6 Reasons to use Brother PocketJet 7 in Law Enforcement

You may have heard the news. Brother® has developed an updated mobile printer: the PocketJet® 7. While the PJ7 is certainly great for business on-the-go, there is another application for which it surpasses expectations. You guessed it, Law Enforcement! In the short time they’ve been available, we’ve already shipped so many of these printers out…

4 Things You Need to Know About Label Printers

I recently published a blog detailing how to select the right barcode label for your application, which you can read here. In this blog, I would like to help guide you in selecting the right Label Printer. I hope this will clear away some of the confusion regarding their features, usability, and durability. Features Direct Thermal vs. Thermal Transfer…

Do you know what these AIDC Terms REALLY mean?

In the world of AIDC (Automatic Identification and Data Capture), there are hundreds of terms, phrases and acronyms. It can be hard to keep up! There are several terms that some people mistakenly substitute for similar-sounding words, when in actuality, they are using the term in the completely wrong context. Below are 10 of the…

TracerPlus just might be your Mobile Data Solution

If you were to call us here at L-Tron and have a need for a solution ranging from Asset Tracking to Field Service, there is a good chance that we might point you to TracerPlus as the answer to your needs. TracerPlus is a software solution that allows for the easy creation, modification, and deployment…

More Green on the Green: Mobile POS at Golf Courses

As I’ve slowly gotten into golf over the past couple years, I finally found something more irritating than losing the ball I just shanked into the trees: never having cash on me when the refreshment cart comes around. It’s happened to all of us – hot & humid day for golf and all you want…