Camcode is Now ISO 9001:2008 Certified

Camcode has always been dedicated to achieving the highest levels of quality and customer satisfaction. In 2014, we took that dedication one step further. To ensure we continually increase our business efficiency and customer satisfaction, we’re proud to announce that Camcode is ISO 9001:2015 certified. Our new certification applies to the data management, manufacture, packaging …

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How Bar Code Scanners Impact Scanning Distance

Bar code scanners are critical to decoding a bar code’s symbology and transmitting the information to a database. With most bar code scanners, a laser or light sensors read the bar code label and transmit the information. But all bar code scanners are not created equal. The type of scanner you need depends on many …

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Camcode Asset Tags Help Brewery Boost Productivity

One of our customers is a brewery that has been making barrel-aged craft beer in its Bend, Oregon facility for more than 25 years. It has since grown to one of the largest breweries in the United States. To keep the pace and continue to provide award-winning beers, the brewery needed to implement an asset …

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Bar Code Inventor Norman Joseph Woodland Dies

Today we’d like to honor the co-inventor of the bar code, Norman Joseph Woodland, who passed away days ago at the age of 91. Mr. Woodland’s invention has no doubt shaped the face of commerce and technology for decades to come. According to yesterday’s USA Today article, Mr. Woodland and Bernard Silver were students at what …

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Wind Power and Asset Management

Off in the distance, many landscapes are now being speckled with wind turbines, churning to harness the energy that can be produced by the wind. For the first time in history, the U.S. has reached a milestone, producing 50 gigawatts (GW) of electric generating capacity, according to the American Wind Energy Association. In more relatable …

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Retroreflectivity Deadline Looms in June 2014: Be Prepared

By June 14, 2014, traffic signs must be complaint with the new sign retroreflectivity standard per the Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA) Manual on Uniform Traffic Control Devices (MUTCD).  Agencies have until this date to determine their inventory needs and outline a plan to put sign inventory tracking and maintenance programs in place. MUTCD Sets Forth …

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You are Not Special, but Your Purchases are (Infographic)

Did you know that major brands profile you based on what you buy? Retailers like Target and Domino’s Pizza gather and store this data via barcode technology, and they use it to determine everything from how best to market to you, which coupons you’re most likely to use based on your life stage, and what …

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FDA Proposes Rule on Unique Device Identification (UDI) for Medical Devices

In July 2012, the U.S. FDA announced its proposed regulatory language for a Unique Device Identification (UDI) system for most medical devices distributed in the United States. Based on legislation passed in September 2007, this proposal would establish a unique and uniform labeling system to identify U.S. medical devices throughout the supply chain, from manufacturer …

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Anti-Counterfeit Measures Help Defense Industry Supply Chain

When most people think about counterfeit items, images of handbags, DVDs of popular movies, and paper money typically come to mind. But counterfeiting has a larger impact on many people and industries, including both consumers and manufacturers. Counterfeit parts cost countries throughout the world billions of dollars. In addition, they jeopardize an item’s functionality, performance …

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