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Industry & product updates on barcoding, mobile computing, and data acquisition technologies
Zebra MC9300 Meets the Demands of the On-Demand Economy
To be competitive, your operation must be fast and efficient. Zebra's new MC9300 is an ultra-rugged Android mobile computer which will help you keep up. Also available in freezer-grade and non-incendive (class 1, div 2) configurations.
10 Key Challenges of Enterprise Mobility
Companies feel constrained by a complex system of devices, apps, and infrastructure. Add to that the migration from Windows Mobile to Android OS. After surveying hundreds of companies about the challenges of enterprise mobility in their enterprises, Honeywell found that 10 key challenges rose to the top.
2019 Warehousing Vision Study
Interested in a data-rich overview of the state of the warehousing industry? In the 2019 Warehousing Vision Study, CSSI partner Zebra Technologies asked over 1,400 warehousing and distribution decision makers for their insights and strategies for modernizing their operations over the next 5 years. 46% cite the need for faster.
MC9300 ideal for warehouse scanning First Look – Zebra MC9300 Mobile Computer
Take productivity & efficiency to the next level with the Zebra MC9300 mobile computer Are you ready for the next generation of rugged mobile computing? Ready to migrate from Windows to Android? The Zebra MC9300 mobile computer is a long-awaited next-gen product which can move your business forward for years.
Add camera functionality to telnet Add Image Capture to Your WMS, Quality, or Safety System
Have you ever wished that you could add camera functionality and image capture to your warehouse management, quality, or safety system application? Document the condition of damaged goods upon receipt or shipment Document quality issues Document safety concerns and hazards Quickly and easily allow your users to distribute photos to.
On-Demand Webinar – It’s Not Easy Being Green – Rapid TE Migration & Beyond
Are you evaluating the migration of your mobile devices from Windows Mobile/CE to Android ? Is your team concerned about their ability to access back-end applications via Terminal Emulation (TE)? Have you been wondering if there is life beyond the ‘green screen’? If so, we have an exciting on-demand webinar.
Customer Success Story: A Custom WMS for North Central Sight Services
North Central Sight Services had a problem… warehouse management software which was slowing the business down, and mobile computers in need of a refresh. With a workforce of people who are predominately visually impaired, there was also a need for a custom WMS solution which could better accommodate those users..
Honeywell CK65 First Look – Update for CK3X/CK75
Announcing the Honeywell CK65, a powerful and rugged handheld computer which is a compelling upgrade option for the CK3X, CK3R, and CK75. The CK65 utilizes Honeywell’s Mobility Edge platform, a state of the art “SOM” (system-on-module) which is share among several of its new line of products, such as the.
Honeywell’s New Xenon XP Scanner
Check out Honeywell’s newest addition to their line of scanners. The Xenon XP is an update and improvement on the popular and successful Xenon. Why? Honeywell reports these features and improvements: Better/faster barcode reading performance due to a one-megapixel sensor, 800mhz processer and improved firmware.  The scanner makes bad barcodes.
Honeywell VM1A Vehicle-Mounted Computer
Feeling pressure to ramp up your distribution and logistics speed while simultaneously reducing operating costs? Luckily, new technology is available to help in achieving your productivity goals. Independent research shows that inefficient processes and unproductive worker time cost the average distribution center up to $400,000/yr. That’s 3,000 hours! The Thor™.
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Windows 10 Mobile End of Support – Microsoft recommends moving to Android or iOS
Microsoft has announced that as of Dec. 10, 2019, Windows 10 Mobile users will no longer receive receive product or security updates and other support. Along with other guidance found in Microsoft’s FAQ (read it here) is a specific recommendation that Windows 10 Mobile users move to devices running Android.
CSSI Custom Programming Services
Software is increasingly the differentiator for most businesses. Data is power in the fast-moving marketplace, so the right applications can give you a competitive edge. CSSI Technologies offers an experienced team of full-stack developers adept in a range of programming languages and tools and particularly experienced with software used in operating.
Wearables and Voice Technology – a good fit for your business?
Let’s talk about Wearables and Voice Technologies – is is time to try these on in your business? In the ongoing search for productivity gains via technology, manufacturing and warehousing leaders have moved from paper to scanners to powerful rugged mobile computers. Now the next phase is well underway…. the.
Windows-to-Android mobile device migration — are you onboard?
The Windows-to-Android mobile device migration is ongoing and picking up steam- Are you there? Here are CSSI, we’ve been spreading the news for some time: Microsoft’s Windows Mobile, once dominant in the world of rugged mobile computing devices, is on the way out. Microsoft is getting out of the Windows Mobile business, and.
New Panasonic tablet – Toughbook FZ-L1
Panasonic has just launched its latest Toughbook product, the Toughbook FZ-L1… The FZ-L1 is a slim and sleek Android 7″ tablet. It is targeted at enterprise workers in retail stores, warehouses field service, transportation and delivery. The FZ-L1 boasts a quad-core processor and an optional straight-shooting barcode reader. The tablet’s.
New launch: Panasonic TOUGHBOOK FZ-T1
Just announced by Panasonic… the Toughbook FZ-T1. This is a sleek rugged handheld computer with integrated barcode scanner. As the latest addition to the Toughbook product line, you expect durability… Panasonic delivers appropriately attractive ‘toughness’ specs: 5-foot drop rating as well as IP66/IP68 certification.  The FZ-T1 is intended for enterprise use, and.
Free Ebook – 6 Steps To Flawless Fulfillment
The distribution center is the nucleus of most businesses… inventory passes through the warehouse en route to your customers or stores.  Regardless of your specific industry, you will benefit from downloading this free ebook created by Zebra Technologies. The ebook addresses: the impact of a fragmented distribution center ecommerce as.
Help with your OS Migration – Zebra Trade-In Program
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Ready for LTE? The sun is setting on 3G
Is your business utilizing mobile devices running 2G or 3G mobile devices? The sun is setting on 2G/3G. In particular, Verizon will no longer activate non-LTE devices as of June 30, 2018, and will begin deactivating its network on January 1, 2020! Change is hard, but this is an evolution.
Hands free for productivity – Honeywell’s 8680i wearable hands-free scanner
Ready to attain a new level of productivity in your warehouse, receiving, shipping, or material handling departments? Check out Honeywell’s 8680i wearable scanner. This is an innovative scanner which rides on the back of the user’s hand, freeing up the hands for action. This wearable drives productivity gain by eliminating.
CSSI now a Registered ISV (Independent Software Vendor) with Zebra Technologies
CSSI has received a designation as a Registered ISV (Independent Software Vendor) by Zebra Technologies. While CSSI has been a long-standing registered Solution Partner for Zebra’s rugged mobile computers, barcode scanners, and printers, the new ISV certification recognizes CSSI’s expertise in custom software development for its customers. The CSSI team has particular expertise in.
2018 Manufacturing Vision Study… The Road Ahead
CSSI partner Zebra Technologies has released a 2018 Manufacturing Vision Study (download it below) based on a survey of global manufacturing executives across a variety of industries and business sizes. This is a fascinating look ahead at technology and next steps in manufacturing based on the opinions of the people who.
Android Security — Release of 2017 Year in Review Report
The enterprise world continues its massive shift to mobile devices running Android, further accelerated by Microsoft’s decision to end support for Windows Mobile. As a result, IT professionals in the enterprise may wonder how Android is doing with security… is this OS ready for the prime time into which it.
Productivity Boost – Honeywell’s 8680i Smart Wearable Scanner
Honeywell has announced a cool new productivity-booster for warehouse and logistics workers – the 8680i Smart Wearable Scanner. This is a bluetooth scanner which is worn on one hand — allowing the worker to scan without having to repeatedly picking up and setting down a handheld computer. The benefits for.
Warehouse Management WMS by CSSI – Android-ready Warehouse Management Software
Whether you are implementing your first warehouse management software, or you are seeking to upgrade a Windows Mobile-based system to a system which can work with the Android OS, you will want to take a good look at WMS  by CSSI. This is our new warehouse management software specifically developed.
Honeywell’s new Dolphin CN80 Mobile Computer
In late 2017, Honeywell announced the first product on its new Mobility Edge platform (read here read about that product, the Dolphin CT60). Mobility Edge products feature a common chip which enables customers to certify an application against any device on the platform and use that application on any other.
Introducing Zebra DNA… Connected, Empowered, Optimized
Zebra Technologies has introduced a new ‘DNA’ concept which is being incorporated in new devices and services. In their view, Zebra DNA ‘determines how a thing evolves and what it will become’, thus serving as a great metaphor for technologies which connect and thereby extend the functionality of devices. There.
Zebra MC3300 with rotating scan head Zebra’s New MC3300 Mobile Computer – First Look!
2018 will see a continuing wave of auto ID and mobile computing product launches which take advantage of the accelerating adoption of the Android OS. The Androids are coming! No kidding, Android is continuing to gain market share, which we believe is a good thing. Google is investing and developing.
CSSI Technologies - barcoding and custom softare CSSI Name Change & Divestment of CoreIntegrator
Press Release Computer Support Services, Inc. Announces Name Change and Divestment of CoreIntegrator Workflow Software Jan. 2, 2018 – Lewisburg, PA Computer Support Services, Inc. announces that it has officially changed its name to CSSI Technologies, Inc. Simultaneously, the business announces that CoreIntegrator, its leading workflow and document management software.
Zebra ET50 Tablet for field mobility Zebra ET50 / ET55 Tablet – Computing in the sweet spot
Did you know over 50% of employees use tablets for work at least once per week? As tablet adoption ramps up in the workplace (up 18% in 2017), companies struggle to find the right technology. The challenge: choose between a consumer-grade product which will not offer enterprise-grade lifecycle and acceptable.
Honeywell CN75 Honeywell CN75 – optimal upgrade for CN70 users in transition to Android
If your field workers are in need of reliable customer-visible mobile computers (field delivery, proof of delivery, field service), the Honeywell CN75 and CN75e are a great option to consider, particularly if you are evolving towards Android. These rugged and compact handhelds are ideal for industrial environments where battery life.
Mobile Demand T1150 rugged tablet MobileDemand’s Rugged T1150 10.1″ Tablet
Sometimes your workforce needs to take computers into unforgiving environments – water, dirt, dust. Now your worker doesn’t have to sacrifice computer power… meet MobileDemand’s powerful T1150 Tablet. This is a 10.1″ screen Windows Professional tablet. It’s certified IP65 (water and dust), and rated for 26 repeated drops from 5.
Windows Embedded OS End of Life Microsoft Windows Embedded OS – End of Life
At CSSI we are passionate about providing solutions that fit your business needs.  The security and operability of the products that we sell and provision is important to us.  With that in mind, the support team at CSSI would like to provide this update on the Microsoft product lifecycle for.
Zebra ZD620t desktop printer Reduce production downtime with the Zebra ZT600 Desktop Printer
Manufacturing and warehousing environments depend upon reliable printers. The Zebra ZT600 desktop printer is an excellent choice for key functions such as printing inventory labels, shipping labels and packing slips. This is an enterprise-grade thermal transfer printer which combines with Zebra Link-OS to allow management and troubleshooting from a remote.
Honeywell Printhead Replacement Program Save $$$ with the Honeywell Printhead Replacement Program
Did you know that you can leverage your business’s investment in high-quality Honeywell print media with the Honeywell printhead replacement program? Significantly reduce your TCO (total cost of ownership) by contacting CSSI for more information about this program. Obviously, there are a range of providers for print media. While it.
Zebra DS200 Barcode Scanner Zebra DS2200 Series Barcode Scanner
Zebra DS2200 Series Barcode Scanner Need a general-purpose scanner which is affordable and simple to use right out of the box? Frustrated by products which are difficult to deploy, hard to manage, and difficult to train new users? The Zebra DS2200 series barcode scanner is a great choice. Easy to.
Honeywell Dolphin CT60 Announcing the Next-Gen Honeywell Dolphin CT60 Handheld Computer
This week we were excited to see the announcement of the Honeywell Dolphin CT60 Mobile Handheld Computer — the first launch on its next-gen Mobility Edge platform. There are 2 areas of interest to unpack in this announcement. First, the CT60 is an advance on the current CT50. It is.
StayLinked Terminal Emulation and Session Management – special free trial offer!
CSSI is your resource for StayLinked terminal emulation and session management software. We have had excellent experience utilizing StayLinked across many customer projects and would be happy to speak to you about its benefits and use cases. Broadly speaking, StayLinked is ideal for 2 different applications: 1) Providing a modern.
Zebra TC20 mobile computer family Zebra TC20 — Reliable handheld computer with scanner at an affordable price
The TC20 mobile computer from Zebra is an ideal option for the small business tempted by consumer-grade mobile devices. The TC20 will provide you excellent Zebra reliability along with a dependable barcode scan engine, at a price you can afford. The TC20 is built for all-day use, and can tolerate.
Honeywell PC42d direct thermal printer The new Honeywell PC42d Desktop Printer
New from Honeywell — the PC42d direct thermal printer. This is an easy-to-use compact printer at an attractive price point for less demanding applications — the Honeywell PC42d model hits a sweet spot with great performance and a great price. Great applications include delivery label printing and distribution center routing.
Honeywell Granit 1920i Scanner Introducing the Honeywell Granit 1920i DPM Scanner
Introducing the Honeywell Granit 1920i DPM Scanner — “Direct Part Marking” (DPM) is a process for engraving, etching, or printing a barcode directly on an item or surface in a permanent manner. Direct part marks, used in varied industries such as pharmaceutical, automotive, defense and aerospace, can be hard for many.
Introducing Zebra’s new TC8000 mobile computer. In this video learn about the device’s features and benefits.
TC8000 TOUCH MOBILE COMPUTER MORE FEATURES, 14% MORE PRODUCTIVITY LET’S GET TO WORK From the back of the warehouse to the retail floor, productivity has never been more important. Which is why we put our top engineers to task designing the most efficient, feature-loaded mobile computer possible. With a breakthrough.
THE CONNECTED WORKER: TECHNOLOGY TRENDS FOR TODAY’S FIELD SERVICE WORKFORCE by Honeywell
Enhancing the Customer Experience: Connected Devices for Field Service Workflows WE LIVE AND DO BUSINESS in a highly connected world. That brings clear benefits, such as being able to use real-time data capture and mobile access to applications to create efficiencies, but it also brings potential challenges. The connected customer.
Key Considerations When Choosing a Modern Mobile Operating System – Zebra Technologies
Key Considerations When Choosing a Modern Mobile Operating System from Zebra Technologies When migrating to a new mobile operating system, organizations should carefully consider essential components required to deliver long-term operational success. The Workforce Mobility Revolution is upon us and with it brings a tremendous opportunity for organizations to increase.
CSSI’s partner Zebra Technologies Wins Prestigious Award
ZEBRA TECHNOLOGIES IS AN IDSA INTERNATIONAL DESIGN EXCELLENCE AWARD® (IDEA®) 2016 GOLD WINNER LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill. – Aug. 22, 2016 – Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ: ZBRA), a global leader in providing solutions and services that give enterprises real-time visibility into their operations, announced that the TC8000 enterprise mobile computer has been.
Honeywell Whitepaper: Tablet Computers in Forklift Applications Honeywell’s Whitepaper Addresses Considerations When Using Tablet Computers in Forklift Applications
Five Things to Consider When Using Tablet Computers in Forklift Applications, a whitepaper by Honeywell Why Tablets and Purpose Built Forklift-Mounted Computers Are Not Interchangeable Many businesses are exploring new tablet uses, including evaluation trials for forklift and vehicle applications in distribution centers. A large screen and a Windows® operating.