Feature Articles

  1. Mobility Innovations For The Next Generation Utility

    Mobility applications have evolved to the point that some utilities have been able to completely eliminate the use of paper in the field. Screens may be customized to accommodate any desired report functions from meter changes to service requests to scheduled inspections and maintenance so that all data for reporting is captured electronically in the field and redundant data entry is eliminated.

  2. Driving To The Future
    Over the last five years, VISA’s truck drivers have been using the Dolphin 9500 hand held computers when transporting containers and loose cargo. These devices provided the drivers with task allocation and were used to update the status of the current job in progress. By Intermec
  3. Labeled For Success
    For more than 90 years, Koegel Meats, Inc. has specialized in providing only the best to their customers in the form of unique hardwood-smoked hot dogs, sausages and lunch meats. And it was the same dedication to customer service that led them to look for a new solution that would offer a more streamlined approach to their plant’s labeling and product tracking operations. By Intermec
  4. Because Seconds Count
    It’s "rush hour" at Memphis International Airport (MEM). Soon after a plane touches down, passengers are jostling through the gates, carryon luggage in tow and cell phones pressed to ears, rushing off to their connecting flights. As travelers brush past, airport personnel strive to help passengers who need information or have special needs. The scene is being repeated throughout Memphis International Airport, which is unusual in that approximately one third of all daily flights take off or land within a 70- to 90-minute period. By Intermec
  5. Considering The Advantages Of Voice For Your Forklift Fleet?
    Voice technology and full-screen, multifunction forklift-mounted terminals that support bar code, RFID and other technologies each have their place in efficient warehouse operations. Both options have relative strengths and limitations regarding their convenience, efficiency, accuracy and the types of information they can collect, process and present to users. By Intermec
  6. Service In 2012: The Continued Search For Revenue
    For the previous 24 months, service revenue has topped the agenda of Chief Service Officers (CSOs) polled by Aberdeen. The 2010 State of Service Management research survey, and polls conducted at the 2010 CSO Summit, both found that service revenue was the top goal for CSOs to attain in 2011.
  7. Two Roads To Mobile Workforce Management: Choosing Between On-Premises And Cloud Delivery
    Companies with mobile workforces face two important technology trends. One is the use of mobile workforce management solutions that can add critical support to business strategies. The other is the growth of cloud-based solutions as an alternative to traditional on-premises deployment. Combining the two through cloud-based mobile workforce management can make sense, depending on the specific circumstances and goals of a company. By taking into account the technical market drivers and strategic considerations, a company can decide whether a cloud or traditional onpremises solution is the best fit.
  8. Golf Range Becomes Interactive Experience With RFID
    TopGolf is a premier golf entertainment complex that offers a leisure experience like no other. By revolutionizing the traditional sport of golf, TopGolf has created innovative games that incorporate concepts from golf, darts, and bowling.
  9. Leading Pharmaceutical Company Uses RFID To Improve Inventory Visibility
    Hanmi Pharmaceutical, a subsidiary of Hanmi Group, is a Korean manufacturer and supplier of pharmaceutical products in over 40 countries around the world. RFID not only solves Hanmi’s circulation challenges, it meets government mandates and improves health safety throughout the country.
  10. Minera Norway: Slate Manufacturer Implements Intermec RFID
    Minera Norway, a Norwegian slate manufacturer, cuts slate rock into tiles and blocks used for flooring, walkways, roofing, and other applications. These products are then stored in an outdoor yard on pallets where they await shipment. However, because of the yard's size — 215,280 square feet — and large quantity of products, the company was easily losing track of where pallets were located and where their inventory was stored.