Image-based ID readers stand poised to replace laser scanners in several industries. Thanks to advances in microprocessors, imaging sensors and decoding algorithms, ID readers have become not only more affordable, but also more powerful. Download this white paper to learn how today’s most advanced ID readers have overcome the technical and economic hurdles to offer a more attractive alternative to laser scanners as well as how to choose the right image-based ID reader for your application.
The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) introduced the ENERGY STAR program in 1992 to encourage the production and use of energy-efficient devices in more than sixty different product categories. Program results have been dramatic-a desktop computer that once consumed 30 watts in sleep mode now uses only 4 watts-with estimated savings of more than 213 billion kilowatts and $12 billion in its first eighteen years.
Significant changes are happening to European environmental regulations. While there has been a great deal of discussion and debate over the past few years, in June 2011 the European Union issued Directive 2011/65/ EU on the restriction of the use of certain hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment. The new directive recasts Directive 2002/95/EC, and has come to be known in the industry as the RoHS Recast. While many of these changes seem confusing, compliance will be mandatory for any company that hopes to sell into that territory. This paper seeks to cut through the complications and lay a foundation that is easy to understand.
Quality Lifecycle Management Managing Quality, Reliability and Risk Throughout the Product LifecycleMay 31, 2011 10:58 am | by PTC | White Papers
Learn how Quality Lifecycle Management, or QLM, improves overall product quality, and helps companies better meet customer needs because it influences every stage in the product development lifecycle.
Symantec's SMB Disaster Preparedness Survey revealed that SMBs are not taking disaster preparedness for their computer and networking systems as seriously as they should, and this lack of preparation has a significant impact on their customers and their business. Download the survey results to learn more and get helpful advice from Symantec.
Read how IBM and SAP can help work with you to select the products, solutions and services best suited to your business, with the efficiency, flexibility and insight you look for when making IT investment decisions.