CipherLab Adds a Brand New 2D Scanner to the 1600 Series Family

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With the new addition, the 1600 series is now able to fulfill the needs of a greater range of businesses, in more industries.

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Smaller than a mobile phone, the CipherLab 1600 series is designed to meet the scanning needs in healthcare, field sales and field service.

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CipherLab, a leading innovator in Automated Identification and Data Capture (AIDC) has announced a new addition to its data capture lineup today – the new 1600 series 2D scanner. This model aims to meet the growing adoption of 2D barcodes in pharmaceutical, hospital and retail settings. Smaller and lighter than a mobile phone, with optional Bluetooth® connectivity, the 1600 series 2D scanner is specifically designed to satisfy the needs in healthcare, field sales, and field service.

The 1600 series 2D scanner has been enhanced with more features that are surely to benefit businesses. In addition to the 2D imager, the increased on-board 4MB memory can store over 240,000 scans and data. The rechargeable Li-ion battery provides long working hours for all-day work, improving productivity. The scanner also supports a Bluetooth® working range of 20 m (66 ft.), which facilitates operations that require instant data synchronization with the back-end system.

“Since 2D barcodes are getting more and more prevalent in the pharmaceutical and healthcare industries, along with the fact that the mobile workforce has been growing.” commented Sherman Chuang, President of CipherLab, “We built upon the success of our existing 1600 series with the advanced feature of 2D barcode-capture. Furthermore, the added functionality will extend the versatility of the 1600 series to assist more enterprises with their operations.”

Housed in a pocket-size form factor, the 1600 series also comes with functional utilities and accessories, enabling workers on-the-go to work efficiently and effectively. In addition to CipherLab ScanMaster software that provides easy and fast custom configuration, the 1600 series Bluetooth® scanners are supported by CipherConnect and the 3610 transponder to integrate with smart devices and simplify the pairing process.

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CipherLab is a global leader in the design, manufacture, and marketing of Automatic Identification and Data Capture/Collection products and systems. The company’s mobile computers and scanners are integrated into the networks of some of the world's best known logistics, retail, distribution, government installations and healthcare companies, helping them run more efficiently and effectively onsite and on the road. Operating worldwide, CipherLab is headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan with offices in China, Germany and the USA, and is publicly traded on the Taiwan stock exchange (Taiwan OTC: 6160).


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