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The Visible Value Blog

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When you think Zebra, you may think of printers, but we're so much more than that. A leader in developing solutions that feature barcode, RFID and RTLS technologies, Zebra converts the physical into the digital to give assets, people and transactions a virtual voice. When you have more visibility, you can drive more value.

In this blog, we will:

  • Break down the basics of the Internet of Things (IoT) and how our connected world is making a big impact on how we work and play
  • Cover all the latest trends in visibility technology, like barcoding, RFID and RTLS, across many industries
  • Give you a closer look at the latest news and solutions from Zebra

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Hannah Moule

Recent Posts


Posted by Hannah Moule June 25, 2018 at 7:55 AM

So supermarkets need an efficient ordering and inventory management system.



Topics: Supply Chain, Retail, Services, EMEA


Posted by Hannah Moule June 25, 2018 at 7:20 AM

Securitas Netherlands has already equipped its mobile guards with handheld computers from Zebra Technologies. Now Securitas OY in Finland has deployed Zebra’s TC56.



Topics: Mobility, EMEA, Field Mobility

Tapping the productivity well: Mobile computing for oil, gas & petrochemical companies

Posted by Hannah Moule December 21, 2017 at 8:56 AM


Even in the petroleum industries, Jean Paul Getty’s recipe for success – rise early, work hard, strike oil – is by no means enough to achieve it. ‘Efficiency, effectiveness, productivity’ isn’t as pithy, but nowadays it’s more apt.


Topics: EMEA, mobile computing

Making it easier to donate to charity

Posted by Hannah Moule November 16, 2017 at 8:15 AM


Companies – and indeed individuals – often have great intentions of cutting waste and donating to charity.  But it’s easier said than done. The practicalities can be daunting and time-consuming.

That’s where Zebra ISV partner TAAP comes in. TAAP has developed a Food Donation Service, which allows supermarkets and grocers to, effectively and accurately, record and sort food for charitable donation.  The app has been developed in consultation with major retailers – it’s easy to use and it works.


Topics: EMEA, Partners, ISV, Store operations

Do you need professional, hygienic signage for your buffets or food counters?

Posted by Hannah Moule November 7, 2017 at 5:59 AM


Then look no further than the Zebra Food-Safe Card Solution – exactly what Scandic Hotels in Denmark has done.


Working in close collaboration with Zebra’s lead partner in the Nordics for card solutions, idonline, Scandic has deployed Zebra ZXP Series 1 Printers, together with Zebra True Colours ix Series Card Printer Ribbons and Zebra Food-Safe Cards at all of its hotels across Denmark. 


Topics: Printers, EMEA, Hospitality, Zebra Card Safe Food Solution

Enabling Manufacturing Traceability

Posted by Hannah Moule November 1, 2017 at 5:28 AM



Are your customers becoming more and more demanding when it comes to individual component tracking in electrical goods you have produced?

Accountability is increasing in all areas of today’s world – and manufacturing is no exception. Printed circuit boards (PCBs) are present in most electrical products: iPhones, computers, televisions, for example. And businesses, especially those in high risk sectors such as aerospace and engineering, want to be able to track and trace individual PCBs.

Global supplier of SMT printing solutions Speedprint Technology has partnered with the Zebra Technologies OEM team to help manufacturers address that issue.


Topics: Manufacturing, EMEA, OEM, Speedprint

turn your zebra tc8000 into a laser tag GAME

Posted by Hannah Moule October 24, 2017 at 3:31 AM


Turning the Zebra TC8000 into a laser tag game? Sounds pretty awesome right? It sure is!


Topics: mobile computing, TC8000

Click & Collect is a Doddle

Posted by Hannah Moule October 16, 2017 at 5:28 AM


Are you struggling to cope with Click & Collect volumes?

Well, now it can be a doddle.  Or should we say Doddle makes it a doddle. It’s all in the name. Doddle can now provide you with a seamless customer experience for your in-store Click & Collect offering with a tiny technological footprint – thanks to Zebra Technologies.


Topics: Retail, EMEA, TC51, Click and Collect, TC70, OneCare