Technology

In this section, you’ll find a variety of technology information about communications, networking, physical security and AIDC.

Distance Doesn’t Have to Be the Enemy

by Alex Britt September 10, 2014 Management

Every company with multiple locations knows that distance is the enemy. Whether you are trying to contact employees in the next state, opposite coast, or across the world, distance causes some major issues. A CEO will likely struggle to grow the company, drive business value, reduce costs, and attract and retain top talent if he […]

Say Yes to an Office Refresh

by Alex Britt September 8, 2014 ScanSource Communications

Win $48,000 worth of Pro AV products with ScanSource Communications! ScanSource Communications is giving one lucky reseller over $48,000 in equipment for their office on October 1, 2014. Sponsored by Polycom, this promotion runs through the end of September.

Consumer Devices Driving New Enterprise Opportunity

by Velda Goodin September 5, 2014 Technology
Motorola

The landscape of providing Enterprise Solutions is certainly changing – maybe it’s really more a state of evolution. Until a few years ago, high-tech devices and solutions were reserved first for the Tier 1 community and, eventually, they would trickle down to Tier 2 and the SMB space. Today, consumer devices have changed the conversation. […]

What is 3D Scanning?

by Lily Whitaker September 4, 2014 3D

In my introduction post, I showed an example of how 3D printing and scanning go hand-in-hand. This isn’t a case where you can’t have one without the other, but together they can do amazing things! Last week, I shared the “What is 3D Printing” video. This week, learn the basics of 3D scanning technology and […]

What is 3D Printing?

by Lily Whitaker August 29, 2014 3D

You hear about 3D printing in the news, but do you really know what it is and how it works? This video explains how this exciting technology works.

Top Ten Remote Collaboration Challenges

by Alex Britt August 26, 2014 ScanSource Communications
Polycom

In late 2013, independent consultants AMPG Research were hired by Polycom to analyze a survey on collaboration challenges. The 5,000 business professionals surveyed concluded distance is the enemy. Here are the top 10 challenges:

FCC Approves E-Rate Plan to Inject $2 Billion into WiFi for Schools and Libraries

by Jake Shehan August 26, 2014 K-12

Even when some WiFi support was available in previous years, it reached just 5% of schools and 1% of libraries across the country; recent legislature has greatly increased the funding and the opportunity to sell more WiFi products into this already-successful vertical. On July 11, the FCC voted to approve FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler’s revised […]

ScanSource Offers Value with Polycom Demos

by Alex Britt August 20, 2014 Government
Polycom

Why buy a product before you see it if you have the choice to test it out first? With the Polycom Reseller Demo Program, we offer a testing period of five business days that allows you to use Polycom products before you buy them. Choose from more than 35 Polycom demo products. Once your five […]

Connecting the Honeywell Granit to the Honeywell Thor VM2

by Ken Campbell August 14, 2014 Technology

Here is a PDF our Scanner Team created.  It details connecting the Honeywell Granit 1911i cordless barcode scanner to the Honeywell Thor VM2 (Vehicle Mount Terminal) using Bluetooth.   Download PDF

ScanSource 3D Introduces 3D Printing and Scanning

by Lily Whitaker August 11, 2014 3D
3DSystems Artec

The world of 3D printing and scanning is mind-blowing! Every day I see new uses for the technology. A very popular use is scanning humans and printing figurines. Think about it – you’re at the mall and see someone at a kiosk with a 3D scanner. It would immediately grab your attention. You inquire about […]