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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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Can the Internet of Things help reduce food wastage?

Posted by Thierry Vasseur March 1, 2016 at 2:00 PM

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The ‘Internet of things’ (IoT) will soon change our everyday lives, whether personally or professionally. From now until 2020, 50 billion connected devices will improve production processes and efficiently combat general wastage, including food wastage.

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Topics: Supply Chain, RFID, Barcodes, Manufacturing, Internet of Things, EMEA

Improving the Staff and Patient Experience with Time Tracking

Posted by Franck Riout February 4, 2016 at 1:53 PM

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Topics: Healthcare, Internet of Things, EMEA

Arab Health 2016 is a Smash Hit for Zebra Technologies

Posted by Franck Riout February 2, 2016 at 8:10 AM

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Boasting a record-breaking attendance of over 130,000 medical professionals from across the globe, the 41st Arab Health exhibition and congress was a smashing success. With representatives from more than 4000 companies involved over the 4 days, the event presented attendees with the perfect opportunity to network and discover the latest products, technologies and services in the healthcare industry. 

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Topics: Healthcare, Patient Safety, Internet of Things, Zatar

New Success Story: Implementing the Zatar Time Tracking Solution in LUMC

Posted by Zebra EMEA December 1, 2015 at 6:13 AM

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The latest success story from Zebra Technologies looks into the Zatar Time Tracking solution that has been implemented in one of Europe’s top hospitals to provide real-time monitoring of critical patients.

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Topics: Healthcare, Internet of Things, EMEA

Stop the press: We can save money and improve patient care

Posted by Franck Riout November 11, 2015 at 11:51 AM

Public Enemy famously sang: “Don’t believe the hype.” And if you’ve been around in healthcare a while you probably have ‘innovation fatigue’. It’s a condition whereby you’ve seen enough ‘game-changing’ technologies to take Public Enemy’s advice. The amount of hype around the Internet of Things (IoT) – of which I’m sure you’ve heard – may lead you to also question whether this new technology is all it’s cracked up to be. But bear with me – because it is. In fact, it has the potential to achieve the seemingly impossible – saving money and improving patient care.

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Topics: Healthcare, Internet of Things, EMEA

How the Internet of Things is improving Transportation and Logistics

Posted by Daniel Dombach October 15, 2015 at 10:00 AM

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The Transport and Logistics industry relies on solutions that can move its people and cargo safely and efficiency, something which is becoming increasingly complex as fuel costs remain unstable, labour rates rise, traffic increases and the regulatory environment changes frequently. Operations are becoming more challenging but transport and logistics remain essential to an enterprise’s productivity and access to real-time data is a critical component.

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Topics: Internet of Things, EMEA, T&L, Warehousing

Complimentary Webcast: IoT Platform – A New Category of Enterprise Software

Posted by Zebra Global June 12, 2015 at 8:05 AM

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IoT Platform – A new category of Enterprise software
—What to look out for and how to choose?


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Topics: Supply Chain, RFID, Retail, Healthcare, Manufacturing, Government, Location Solutions, Sports, Internet of Things, APAC, North America, Latin America, EMEA, T&L, Field Mobility

Download our Free Webinar: IOT - No Longer a Buzzword but the New Reality

Posted by Zebra Global May 14, 2015 at 8:30 AM

 

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The Internet of Things (IoT) is changing the way companies do business. But just how much and for whom? What does the timeline look like? And what types of technology solutions are being put into place?

Download our webcast and learn why businesses globally are ranking the IoT as the transformative technological initiative of the decade.

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Topics: RFID, Internet of Things, Visible Value Chain, APAC, North America, Latin America, EMEA

The Impact of the Internet of Things on Latin America

Posted by Zebra Global April 23, 2015 at 9:09 AM

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The tenth and final post in a series of blogs taking a closer look at Zebra's 2014 global study, commissioned by Forrester Consulting, on IoT implementation in the enterprise. The series will culminate in a Twitter chat discussing the Internet of Things.

Latin America is one of the regions leading the way in implementing Internet of Things (IoT) solutions in the enterprise. IoT solutions in Latin America, specifically Mexico, Brazil and Argentina, have grown from servicing the supply chain process to adding visibility to the healthcare, government offices and hospitality industries.

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Topics: RFID, Retail, Internet of Things, Visible Value Chain, APAC, North America, Latin America, EMEA

Businesses in Europe are Excited about the Future of The Internet of Things

Posted by Zebra Global April 16, 2015 at 7:58 AM

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The ninth in a series of blogs taking a closer look at Zebra's 2014 global study, commissioned by Forrester Consulting, on IoT implementation in the enterprise. The series will culminate in a Twitter chat discussing the Internet of Things.

A vast majority of business leaders in the European region agree that the Internet of Things (IoT) is revolutionizing business. In fact, more than 95 percent of those European professionals who participated in a 2014 global study conducted by Forrester Consulting and commissioned by Zebra agree that IoT is the technology initiative of the decade.

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Topics: RFID, Manufacturing, Internet of Things, Visible Value Chain, APAC, North America, Latin America, EMEA