Bar codes

  • eSommelier Inventories Wine Excessively

    Check this thing out. This wine cataloging system is controlled through a snazzy 15-inch touchscreen display. The system inventories your wine collection with bar codes that it prints and scans. You can access eSommelier online and monitor your collection from afar. I imagine it’s intended more for restaurants and the like, but if for some reason you own a wine collection ambitious… Read More

  • Elecom Releases Bar-Code Reading Mouse

    During my many years of service as an IT guy in Lousiana, I had a lot of experience with bar code readers. From high-end Symbol handhelds to low-end pen readers (man, I hate pen readers), I’ve seen them all. One thing that has never made sense to me is why they’re not incorporated into more technology. It’s a simple enough piece of machinery, it seems only logical that it… Read More

  • Motorola to Acquire Symbol Technologies

    Motorola announced today that it would buy Symbol Technologies Inc. for $3.9 billion. The move will position Moto as the world’s largest seller of hand held bar-code scanners. The companies have had a close relationship for years, so this isn’t too much of a surprise. Nevertheless, the acquisition could beef up Motorola and aid their run at taking cell market dominance from Nokia. Read More