How Mobile Devices Are Changing Delivery of Healthcare

A 2012 survey conducted for the Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS) found that: 89% of clinicians use laptops, 53% use smartphones, 49% use cell phones, 47% use tablet computers, and 52% believe mobile technology will “substantially impact the delivery of healthcare.” When asked to rank on a 0-to-5 scale their areas of concern…

The PCI Standard Introduces a New Era of PC Design

Described most simply, the internal computer bus serves to transfer data between the computer’s CPU and its peripheral components, such as its hard-drive, memory, sound and video systems. Consequently, usable PC performance is limited by bus capacity. Unfortunately, bus capacity has during various eras of PC development lagged behind advancements in the performance of CPUs…

RFID Tags and Privacy: When Enough is Enough?

We all know that change can be hard, but when it comes to technology, life has certainly become easier in many ways! Technology has enabled us to travel by car and plane instead of by horse. We flip a switch for light when the sun begins to set. If there is a chill in the…

Freebies from L-Tron Direct

Who doesn’t love free stuff…especially free expensive stuff? In the spirit of giving, L-Tron Direct held a Grand Giveaway promotion. Recipients were given either a free iPad or free store credit. Pretty nice, huh? If only L-Tron employees were allowed to enter (hint, hint…me!) Anyways, the Grand Giveaway iPad recipient was an enthusiastic southerner named…

Durability Test: Fetch the Dolphin 99EX!

A picture, a thousand words … or a video? I’ve written thousands of words and will undoubtedly write thousands more about the remarkable durability of Honeywell barcode scanners and mobile computers. But, if a single picture is worth a thousand words, what can we learn from a 1-minute 24-second video? Rather than take my word…