BarCode - RFID Combo from Motorola

Built-in intelligence makes it an excellent choice for legacy POS systems.  

      In addition to scanning bar codes and reading RFID codes, the unit is programmable to allow it to pick a UPC code out of an embedded EPC code from the RFID chip.    In English - if the item has only an RFID code to work with,  the scanner will still be able to pick the UPC code out of the RFID chip and pass that through just as it does a bar code - so that a point of sale system can find the item being scanned, properly price it and decrement the inventory.

(large picture of motorola scanner DS9808R)From Motorola: The DS9808-R is a ground-breaking POS device that represents two Motorola firsts. The DS9808-R is not only the first combination 1D/2D bar code scanner and RFID reader, it also represents a new RFID product category — the first combination handheld/hands-free UHF RFID reader. In addition to UHF RFID tags, the DS9808-R offers the very latest in imaging technology, delivering record swipe speeds for 1D and 2D bar codes, as well as the ability to capture images and signatures. Available in the United States, Canada, and Mexico.

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