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…

Big Boats & Big Business: Mobile Solutions on Cruise Ships, Part 1

I just got home from a cruise last weekend – it was my first one, and it definitely won’t be my last. We departed from Fort Lauderdale and went on a Caribbean adventure, stopping in the Bahamas, Jamaica, Grand Cayman, and Cozumel. Cruise ships carry thousands of people looking to enjoy their vacation, buy some…

Check Please! Mobile POS in Restaurants

Last week I went to a fancy Italian restaurant with my family after work. Frequently surrounded by barcode scanners and mobile computers, I thought I was done seeing data collection devices when I left the office – but boy was I wrong. Walking into the restaurant (a bit earlier than the rest of my party,…

Reviewing and Revitalizing Mobile Service Processes

Honeywell, one of our premier partners, just recently surveyed 260 organizations worldwide, looking to gather information on how they manage and assess their field service processes. Being the data-nut that I am, I’m always looking for the numbers to validate the facts – and these numbers look pretty noteworthy to me. But don’t bother reading…

You Know You Need A Mobile POS Solution When…

The past few weeks, I introduced two blogs discussing the benefits of a mobile computer and a mobile printer in the retail industry. Now it’s time to put this information together and see where specifically a mobile point of sale (POS) solution would have the greatest benefit. Some retailers are best fit for a standalone,…

Mobile Printers at the Hip in Retail

It’s easy to adopt old habits and stick with them – especially when they’re a part of a grand process such as checking out customers in a retail setting. For decades, that process consisted of a standalone computer next to a printer, as customers filed through the – sometimes long – lines to checkout. But…

Cutting Down the Line, Gaining Loyal Customers

I’ll be going on a much-needed vacation early next month, which calls for some new clothes for the trip. Something tells me that what I normally wear in Upstate New York won’t do me any favors for the Florida heat. Shopping at the mall last weekend, I found myself waiting in lines at the counter…

Scanning to the Extreme with the Honeywell Tecton

If you’re working in the field or in a warehouse, chances are you’re either looking for a reliable mobile computer or using one already. Empowering the workforce to get the job done efficiently and safely – isn’t that what mobile computers are meant to do? Those using mobile computers expect their devices to:   Withstand…