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Please advise what barcode scanner we can use to plug into either a Playbook or iPad, other tablet?


We are looking to implement barcode scanning for our daily inventory cycle counting in our factory. We want to allow our counters to move around the warehouse and enter the counts on a tablet that is accessing our Enterprise software remotely. We want our shippers and receivers to use a similar scanner/tablet combination. This will allow us to use barcode scanners for this functionality without expensive custom software. The tablets have different types of ports. We need to be able to charge the scanner separately so as not to drain the battery on the tablet. The Playbook has a micro-usb port (not a regular usb port). We have not decided on the type of tablet - if you have any scanners that can be plugged into any tablet, it would be great.


08-27-12     2778 day(s) ago    

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Ben

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IDAutomation Scanners include general USB port connection. You may need to contact the Tablet companies to find out if they recommend a particular model or type of scanner.

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