Home

Welcome

This site contains a multitude of valuable information about the identification and data capture industry. Throughout the site you have access to information on all technologies covered under the umbrella of identification and data capture. These technologies include, but are not limited to: wireless mobile computing, bar code, radio frequency identification, biometrics, voice recognition, and smart cards.

Wednesday, 16 November 2016 19:44

Recognize a Leader in Automatic Identification Today


Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania | November 16, 2016 |This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.&job=2707094&ymlink=63750553&finalurl=http%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Eaimglobal%2Eorg">AIM, the trusted worldwide industry association for the automatic identification industry, providing unbiased information, educational resources and standards to providers and users of these technologies for nearly half a century, has announced the opening of the nomination period for its annual automatic identification and data capture industry awards.  

Each year, the AIM Awards honor individuals as well as organizations that not only promote the industry, but demonstrate significant contributions to enhanced and new technologies.  

Nominations for the This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.&job=2707094&ymlink=63750553&finalurl=http%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Eaimglobal%2Eorg%2F%3Fpage%3DAIM%5Fawards">AIM 2017 Awards are being sought to recognize outstanding achievement in five specific categories. Open to both AIM members and non-members alike, the 2017 recipients, chosen by AIM’s global Board of Directors, will be honored at a special presentation during This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.&job=2707094&ymlink=63750553&finalurl=http%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Eaimglobal%2Eorg%2F%3Fpage%3D17%5FSummit">AIM Summit 2017 on March 13, 2017 in Stuttgart, Germany.

Established in 1984, the Dilling Award is the highest award given in the Automatic Identification and Data Capture (AIDC) industry. It is presented to executives, scientists, and engineers in recognition of outstanding contributions that have furthered the growth of the industry through important applications and new technological developments.

The Percival Award was established in 1982 to honor Don Percival, an early founder and pioneer in the development of barcode scanning. The Award, co-sponsored by SCAN-Data Capture Report and AIM, is presented annually to an individual or organization from the user community recognizing outstanding contributions to the application of automatic identification and data capture technologies.

Named in honor of Ted Williams, an industry innovator, collaborator, and long-time member of the AIM Technical Symbology Committee, the Williams Award is presented each year to a professor or student in recognition of innovative and exceptional contributions that can further the growth of the automatic identification and mobility industry through their work as a teacher, researcher, or entrepreneur.

The Gilligan Award was established in 2012 to honor a revolutionary developer of supply chain standards across multiple industries. This award, co-sponsored by AIM and the Material Handling Institute (MHI), is given to a member of the industry that has made outstanding contributions to the development of automatic identification and data communications (AIDC) applications in materials handling and logistics in the supply chain.

Named in 2012 to honor life-long industry contributor and expert Bert Moore, the Moore Excellence in Journalism Award recognizes a member of the media whose unbiased communications contribute to a greater understanding of the automatic identification and mobility industry as a whole.

The deadline for 2017 award nominations is December 30, 2016. Online nomination forms can be accessed This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.&job=2707094&ymlink=63750553&finalurl=http%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Eaimglobal%2Eorg%2Fpage%2F2017%5FAIM%5FAwards">here, or by visiting the AIM This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.&job=2707094&ymlink=63750553&finalurl=http%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Eaimglobal%2Eorg">website.  For detailed award criteria information, visit This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.&job=2707094&ymlink=63750553&finalurl=http%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Eaimglobal%2Eorg%2F%3Fpage%3DAIM%5Fawards">AIM Industry Awards.

All awards will be presented during a special ceremony set to take place during AIM Summit 2017 on March 13, 2017 at the Le Méridien Stuttgart Hotel  in Stuttgart, Germany. For more information about the AIM Summit, contact AIM headquarters at +1.724.742.4470 or visit This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.&job=2707094&ymlink=63750553&finalurl=http%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Eaimglobal%2Eorg%2F%3Fpage%3D17%5FSummit">AIM Summit 2017 online.  

Tuesday, 15 November 2016 22:31

E-Commerce & Cloud Computing Giant Adds Depth to Membership


Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania | November 9, 2016 | AIM, the trusted worldwide industry association for the automatic identification industry, providing unbiased information, educational resources and standards to providers and users of these technologies for nearly half a century, announced that This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.&job=2698156&ymlink=62004662&finalurl=http%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Eamazon%2Ecom">Amazon recently joined the association as a member.

AIM Chief Operating Officer Mary Lou Bosco, in welcoming Amazon, said, "It is our great pleasure, and an honor, to add Amazon to the membership base at AIM.  Throughout the past several years we have seen remarkable advancements in both innovation and technology, due in great part to the work being done in the industry by AIM member companies.  Having the opportunity to engage a global powerhouse such as Amazon will benefit not only AIM and its members, but end users and consumers alike.  We look forward to a strong and successful relationship."

To learn more about AIM, its member companies, or the international work being done to advance the adoption of automatic identification, visit the AIM This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.&job=2698156&ymlink=62004662&finalurl=http%3A%2F%2Fwww%2Eaimglobal%2Eorg">website at www.aimglobal.org.

Tuesday, 17 May 2016 17:16

"The future of bar codes is far from over. To the contrary, the ability to add and encode more and more info in a 2D bar code is becoming an area of much innovation. At the end of all this, you have to print a bar code label."

David Crist, president, Brother Mobile Solutions, when asked, What does the future of bar code printing look like in terms of the printers themselves?

About the Editor

Mike Monocello is the editor of SCAN: The Data Capture Report and has nearly 20 years of IT experience — 10 as an integrator in Erie, PA and 10 as an editor for Business Solutions magazine. In 2006, Monocello first covered the AIDC and POS markets for Business Solutions and then moved into the role of editor in chief where he helps steer the direction of the magazine. In addition to his current roles at SCAN and Business Solutions, Monocello is founder of Monocello Media & Communications, a company dedicated to the creation of strategic content (case studies, white papers, blogs, and more) for IT companies. He hosts a bi-weekly podcast, The Trusted IT Advisor, and is a regular contributor to the RSPA (Retail Solutions Providers Association)’s various publications.

 

Sponsored Advertisement

Healthcare News

Read More Healthcare News

Government News

More Government News

Manufactoring News

More Manufactoring News

Route Accounting/DSD News

More Route Accounting/DSD News

Warehousing News

More Warehousing News

Retail News

More Retail News

Shipping and Receiving News

More Shipping and Receiving News

Radio Frequency Identification (RFID)

More Warehousing News

Field Service News

More Field Service News

Ticketing News

More Ticketing News