Content about Automatic identification and data capture

April 29, 2012

A San Diego man is facing felony changes for purchasing copper wire at Home Depot and Lowe’s stores with counterfeit barcodes and then reselling it to recycling centers for a hefty profit, according to an article in the San Diego Union-Tribune

August 31, 2011

Across the country, and across a broad spectrum of industries, advertisements sporting mobile bar codes are becoming an increasingly familiar sight. QR codes — quick response codes — are the most common of a few types of bar codes that consumers can scan using a pre-downloaded smartphone app. The bar codes may appear on anything from posters to packaging to catalogs and, when scanned, lead consumers to a specific set of information, often through a mobile website.

August 3, 2011

Quikrete has announced the launch of new smartphone-friendly features, including a mobile website and Quick Response codes, which will be printed on advertisements and retailer bin tags wherever Quikrete products are sold. 

The QR codes are paper-based bar codes, and may be scanned with smartphone cameras, using a previously downloaded application that's increasingly common.

January 12, 2011

Mequon, Wis.-based Johnson Level & Tool announced the addition of QR or quick response codes to its packaging and marketing materials.

According to the company, the codes can be found on Johnson Level’s packaging, advertising, promotions and even corporate business cards.

September 19, 2010

Home Depot is sending its executives into the stores on a regular basis to experience...

May 4, 2008

Stephen Hainey and Jim Rohde from Design House were first-time attendees at the Hardlines Technology...

October 31, 2007

A partnership between two LBM software providers will result in an ERP system that integrates...

August 2, 2007

The next Hardlines Technology Forum will be held at the Peabody Hotel in Memphis, Tenn....

July 8, 2007

ChainLink Research, a research and consulting firm that takes a cross-industry approach to supply chain...