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Visibility Services

Tell us what you think: Take our Poll Visibility Services Asset Visibility Service (AVS) AVS receives securely transmitted data from any device and provides simple visibility of your devices through big data analytics. This includes predictive insight into device health and performance with recommended corrective actions to help you move from reactive to proactive. Custom device […]

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Automated Shipment Verification

What is needed for automated shipment verification? Not much, actually! RFID Tags: RFID tags are attached to the pallets, assets or individual products you are looking to track. There is a multitude of tags to choose from depending on your operation. RFID Readers: Most operations want readers at their dock doors where shipments are constantly moving in […]

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Market Update: Direct Thermal Label Shortage

January 5, 2018 Dear Valued Honeywell Customer, Because you are a valued partner of Honeywell, we wanted to provide you with awareness regarding the recent challenges faced in the global thermal paper market. These changes, volatile in nature, have affected supply, demand and overall pricing. The shortage of leuco dye has forced several thermal paper […]

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Market Update: Direct Thermal Label Shortage

If you use direct thermal labels this story will interest you. Major Dye Supplier Temporarily Shut Down The major supplier of leuco dyes (30-40% globally) has temporarily shut down for violating pollution standards in China. Leuco dye is the substance added to direct thermal paper that allows it to change color when heat is added. This […]

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AB&R® Solution Process

AB&R®’s goal is to provide you with an efficient operation that maximizes ROI. Our solution process ensures we exceed expectations for every customer. We follow a 3-phase approach described below. Our experience and knowledge over the past 35+ years helped us to define this process with the understanding that each business has unique needs and challenges. […]

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Extended Warranties

New technology is expensive, and fixing it can be just as pricey. While many new devices come with a standard manufacturer warranty they usually don’t cover much, and they don’t last very long. That’s why we recommend getting extended warranties on all your new devices. The graphic below demonstrates exactly how these extended warranties can […]

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Windows 10 Sync Issues

AB&R® Scansmart Notice for Windows 10 Customers Only Microsoft recently released the Creator’s Update for Windows 10 (version 1703). These updates have changed permissions related to interacting with Windows Mobile Device Center (WMDC) that are causing WMDC not to recognize Windows Mobile devices that are connected to the computer. If Windows operating system does not […]

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Product Review: Vehicle-Mounted Computers

Vehicle-Mounted Computers are multi-purpose mobile devices that connect multiple experiences in one. These products are fit for warehouse environments and allow quick, accurate and comfortable task completion. We have selected the following devices as top models. Our focus was on ruggedness, productivity, and efficiency to ensure that your business is prepared to meet daily challenges. […]

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Voluntary Recall Power Supply Units

Notice from Zebra Technologies: Voluntary Recall of Power Supply Units Sold as Accessory with Certain Zebra Printers Important voluntary product recall of the power supply units (PSUs) manufactured by FSP Group between October 1, 2010 and December 2011 and were either sold as after-market kits or included with the sale of the following models of […]

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