Category: Industry perspectives

OEM Data Delivery Launches Operator Authorization to Improve Safety

With Operator Authorization available through EQUIPCHAT, OEM Data Delivery customers can limit equipment use according to workers’ skills and training. Customers who employ Keypad and MiniPOD or the ST-990 can use the Operator Authorization feature to control who has access to any piece of machinery. Management options include disabling the equipment or setting an alarm…




Comparing RFID and Barcode Technologies

RFID and barcode technologies have much in common, but also differ in significant ways. In various industries, they automate data collection and each bring strengths and weaknesses to this process. Barcodes can offer substantial savings over RFID, but they can also be limited in range (several feet) and application. Compared to barcodes, RFID offers: •…