This is the place to be to learn about AIDC! Automatic identification and data capture (AIDC) technology helps end-user customers increase efficiency, reduce data entry errors, keep track of inventory and better manage their assets. This section of blogs focuses on helping you provide affordable (and profitable) AIDC solutions to your customers.

2016 POSB Zebra TC8000 Blog – Top 4 Benefits of Using the TC8000

by Kim Posey March 29, 2016 AIDC

Introducing the Zebra TC8000, and how it’s changing the warehouse landscape Back in the late 1980s and early 1990s, warehouse and distribution centers experienced arguably their biggest productivity boost when they deployed wireless, handheld computing devices. Now, Zebra is delivering the NEXT big gain in productivity, with its TC8000 Touch Computer. In a recent web […]

Your Warehouse Customers Can Win – You Can’t Lose!

by Amanda Williams January 6, 2016 AIDC

As a reseller, your value rests in providing the best solutions possible to your end-user customers.  What better way to do that than to give your warehouse customer base the chance to win a best-in-class $100K warehouse automation solution from five technology supply-chain management solution leaders – Printronix, Datalogic ADC, Seagull Scientific, AccuSpeechMobile, and Foxfire […]

STAT 2.0… It’s alive!!!

by Nathan Lord February 20, 2015 3D

At ScanSource, we like to think we do a lot of things pretty well. One of those things… really great collateral! Well the latest and greatest is here, designed specifically for the healthcare vertical. We launched our first STAT guide in late 2013 and the feedback was great. VARs found it to be a great […]

Connecting Honeywell Granit 1911i to Apple iOS and Android Devices

by ScanSource Technical Services July 25, 2014 AIDC

Note:  On-Screen Keyboard Toggle is not supported.  An iPad was used in this demonstration but the process is similar for Android devices. The barcodes can be scanned off most screens; however, the four pin numbers and Save must be scanned within 60 seconds.  Having a printed copy of the instructions can make this process easier. […]

HIMSS Executive to Headline Chicago Smart VAR Healthcare Summit

by Nathan Lord July 11, 2014 AIDC

If you haven’t heard yet, you’re missing out! ScanSource and Business Solutions Magazine are partnering to offer resellers some business-changing information in the healthcare vertical through a joint effort called, the Smart VAR Healthcare Summit. Kicked off in New Jersey in May, more than 100 attendees were on hand to hear industry experts and end-user […]

Low-Cost, High-Performance Imaging Technology from Datalogic

by Nathan Lord April 30, 2014 AIDC
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In early 2012, Datalogic released a low-cost imaging scanner in limited markets called the Quickscan Lite. After deploying hundreds of thousands of these units in those markets, in September 2013, they made these units available to the US market.

Honeywell Dolphin 70e Black

by George Brown March 26, 2014 AIDC

The Dolphin 70e Black successfully combines the size, stylish form factor and optimal communication of consumer-grade devices with the durability, integrated scanning and long life cycle of traditional rugged mobile computers. For more information, visit

Need to create GHS labels? ScanSource can help.

by Ken Campbell March 20, 2014 AIDC
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GHS (Globally Harmonized System), created by the United Nations, is designed to standardize the classification and labeling of chemicals worldwide.  While most countries have a regulatory system in place for the handling and transportation of chemicals, historically there has been a lack of consistency on how these regulations were implemented.  GHS is designed to bring […]

Harness the Power of Smart Printing with Intermec by Honeywell

by George Brown February 5, 2014 AIDC

Intermec Smart Printers can run programs right inside the printer, so you can create simple labeling applications that dramatically increase worker speed and accuracy. In this video, see how a fruit producer has created a simple application for printing produce labels using an Intermec by Honeywell PM Series mid-range industrial printer, taking full advantage of […]

Walmart Mandates PTI Compliance

by Ken Campbell January 1, 2014 AIDC

Produce Tractability Initiative (PTI) came about as a response to the 2006 spinach crisis, an event that sickened hundreds, lead to the death of four people, and resulted in a complete recall of spinach products across the nation — a huge toll from both a human and economic standpoint.  Another scare in 2008 with tainted jalapenos just […]