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Matt Engle, 06-19-2012

We know why you don’t want to choose antiquated laser scanning technology for your logistics application (see earlier entry). Here are four advantages to think about when choosing between area-scan camera technology and line scan technology for barcode reading: 

Area-scan camera-based barcode readers help achieve:

1. Higher read rates: a line scan system’s acquisition rate of one image per package is no match for advanced area-scan barcode reading systems
2. Ease of use: imager technology is easier to set up with the point and shoot simplicity of an area-scan camera
3. Lower equipment costs: area-scan image-based systems do not require PCs, encoders, or sophisticated maintenance
4. Simpler factory floor integration: removing the PC from the system eliminates IT involvement

Keep reading this blog if you need to learn more about these reasons and others… Or if you are ready to take the next step, get all of the details at www.thelaserkiller.com.

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