Mobile FAQs

Check out some of our most frequently asked questions about mobile technology. Since 1998, we’ve helped companies add the power of mobile technology to their businesses. We can help you too!

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FAQs on Mobile Technology and Mobile Data Capture Systems

Yes, Barcoding, Inc. offers GPS navigation solutions, primarily with our route accounting and telematics solutions. Among this type of software’s many dynamic features are reports that capture a vehicle’s time spent idling and an exclusive report that tracks – in real time – quarterly fuel taxes for commercial vehicles under the International Fuel Tax Agreement (IFTA).

Barcoding has partnered with some of the leading providers of Wide Area Network (WAN) technology to address our customers’ mobile application needs. Many of today’s devices come with integrated WAN cards such as the MC67 from Zebra Technologies.

The typical ROI of a mobile system depends on your number of mobile workers, what hardware you purchase, what software you implement and what services you need. However, as a general rule, the larger your mobile rollout, the quicker the return on investment. ROI periods can range anywhere from three to 18 months (longer for some more intricate setups).

To get more detailed information on ROI for a specific application, please contact a Barcoding, Inc. representative.

Many of today’s handhelds still run Windows-based operating systems, whether Windows Mobile or Windows CE.net. All of Barcoding’s software applications are fully compatible with the latest technology offered from the leading manufacturers including Zebra, Honeywell, Datalogic and others, including the new rugged Android OS mobile computers.

Plus, Barcoding’s Software Services Group has the ability to port any existing software applications running on legacy systems operating in a Windows-based environment to newer handhelds that operate Android OS systems.

While each device and battery combination will provide a different amount of battery life, most mobile devices will easily provide your workers with a complete eight-hour shift when fully charged.

Barcoding, Inc. has developed a software application that runs on your devices that will alert management when batteries are running low. This allows them to get fresh batteries to workers, which lets them to work continuously for their entire shift.

For all additional questions, contact Barcoding, Inc.

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