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CipherLab CipherConnect...
CipherConnect! New CipherLab Integration Solution for More Business Applications!- February 22, 2011
CipherLab, a leading innovator in Automated Identification and Data Capture (AIDC) for the retail, warehouse, healthcare, government, and distribution industries, announces today the launch of its latest utility software - CipherConnect. Supporting Bluetooth Serial Port Profile (SPP), CipherConnect is a COM-to-key utility designed for CipherLab Bluetooth scanners to work as an input device for smart devices, such as Smartphone or PDA. The software enables intensive data collection and transmission via CipherLab Bluetooth scanner to the smart device.Read full press release
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Antimicrobial Protection Series...
CipherLab Safeguards Products with New Antimicrobial Protection Series - February 22, 2011
CipherLab, a leading innovator in Automated Identification and Data Capture (AIDC) for the retail, warehouse, and distribution industries, announces today the launch of its Antimicrobial Protection Series. CipherLab, in cooperation with Microban®, the global leader in built-in antimicrobial product protection, has developed a series of mobile computer and scanners with Microban® antimicrobial technology. ...Read full press release
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SOTI MobiControl V8...
CipherLab and SOTI Form a Stellar Mobile Device Management Partnership- January 13, 2011
Today CipherLab announced the release of SOTI's MobiControl V8 for CipherLab's 9300 and 9600 devices. SOTI MobiControl is the world's leading Mobile Device Management, Helpdesk, Security and Tracking solution that optimizes operations and productivity with its rapid and reliable performance over any network and with any size of deployment. It is compatible with both consumer and ruggedized devices and is available in multiple languages including English, French, German and Japanese. MobiControl Version 8 provides enterprises with ultimate control over their mobile field-force with a host of new features such as a Web Console to enable anytime anywhere access, and rapid provisioning by scanning a barcode, powered by SOTI MobiScan. Read full press release
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1704 Launch...
CipherLab Launches Rugged 2D Scanner Ready For Any Environment- December 3, 2010
Today CipherLab launched a new dimension to its leading range of rugged mobile computers and scanners with a featurepacked new 2D device. The CipherLab 1704 offers 1D/2D functionality and 1.3 megapixel imaging capabilities in a single, affordable package that can cope with everything from 2D barcodes to signatures, and optionally even full A4 documents. Another standout feature of the 1704 is its innovative scan confirmation system, which includes variable volume level, LED and vibrator. Read full press release
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9600 Series Launch...
CipherLab's New 9600 Series Enables Retailers, Field Sales-Service and Logistics Employees to Go Where the Work is- June 1, 2010
Today CipherLab launched the Windows® CE-based 9600 series industrial mobile computer. Whether on the sales floor or in a delivery truck, with the 9600 employees can easily and reliably scan and update inventory, take orders, capture signatures or photographs, and send replenishment data across the room or around the world. The 9600 makes it more efficient than ever to manage and track products on the go by integrating the industry's most robust multi-modal wireless compatibility and multiform data entry capabilities in a small, rugged new platform. Read full press release
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CipherLab 1660 Wins Mobile Star Award...
CipherLab 1660 Pocket-size Scanner Wins 2009 Mobile Star Award - December 14, 2009
Today CipherLab announced that its 1660 Pocket-size scanner has been named a winner in the eighth annual Mobile Star Awards™ hosted by mobile technology news portal MobileVillage®. The CipherLab 1660 won the Rising Star award in the Portable Productivity Peripheral Hardware category. This is the third consecutive year that CipherLab has been named a winner in the Mobile Star Awards competition. Read full press release
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CipherLab 8000 Series Wins Network Products Guide Award...
CipherLab 8000 Series Mobile Computer Wins Network Products Guide 2009 Best Products and Services Award - May 19, 2009
Today CipherLab announced that Networks Products Guide, an industry leading publication in information technologies and solutions, has selected the CipherLab 8000 Series Pocket-size Mobile Computer for the 2009 Best Products and Services Award in the Mobile Solutions category. This annual award recognizes products and services that represent the rapidly changing needs and interests of the end-users of technology worldwide, and consistently honors some of the world's most successful high-tech companies. Read full press release
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CipherLab Launches Powerful 9300 Series...
Next-generation processing, large memory and powerful WLAN module ensures collection of essential, hard to capture mission-critical data for retail, distribution, healthcare and similar industries - November 15, 2009
CipherLab launched a powerful new Windows® CE-based industrial mobile computer with its 9300 series mobile devices. The 9300 features the latest version of Windows CE, along with industry-leading processor performance, expanded memory, powerful WLAN connectivity and a robust new 1D/2D imaging engine - all geared toward providing increased employee productivity. The new enhancements make the 9300 particularly well suited to industries where vast amounts of data are communicated on small labels, industries such as pharmaceuticals and food processing. Read full press release
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CipherLab Forges Alliance with Summit...
Brings World-Class Wi-Fi to CipherLab Mobile Computers - October 1, 2009
CipherLab today announced a strategic alliance with Summit Data Communications, a provider of wireless LAN radio modules and cards for business-critical mobile devices. Summit's embedded Wi-Fi® solutions enable new CipherLab mobile computers to establish secure and reliable wireless network connections in the most challenging operating environments. Read full press release
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1500 Series BT Scanner Launch...
The CipherLab 1500 Series Sets a New Industry Standard for Mobility, Reliability, Efficiency and Value - August 17, 2009
CipherLab announced the worldwide availability of the CipherLab 1500 series BT wireless handheld scanners. The barcode readers simplify business to ensure error-free capture of critical information through charged-coupled device (CCD) or laser with the simple pull of a trigger, enabling work efficiency and automation without sacrificing customer satisfaction. The new scanners' unprecedented BT wireless capabilities provide a range of up to 90 meters (295 feet) - unleashing workers to get more done in more places. Read full press release
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8400 Launch...
CipherLab Launches Redesigned Industrial Mobile Computer With 8400 Series - August 7, 2009
CipherLab announced the worldwide availability of the 8400 series industrial mobile computer. Specifically designed to improve productivity in warehousing stock control, picking and order processing, manufacturing goods control, and retail in-store order processing, the 8400 helps mobile workers more efficiently collect and share data. New features of the 8400 include increased screen size to better accommodate terminal emulation, an ergonomic keypad that facilitates one handed use and a tilted scan engine to make data capture easy and more efficient. Read full press release
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Naurtech CETerm tailored for 9400 series...
Naurtech CETerm Now Available for CipherLab 9400 series Mobile Computer - July 21, 2009
CipherLab 9400 series is a powerful yet user-friendly PDA-like mobile computer that delivers industry-leading features such as a built-in digital camera, multi-form data input, multi-scanning options and the ability to read and write 13.56 MHz RFID tags. It leads the industry with outstanding battery life longer than one working shift in WLAN mode and surpasses drop impact standards - important considerations for the more demanding conditions of warehouses or field-use environments. Read full press release
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CipherLab 8000 Series Wins Award...
CipherLab's Pocket-size Mobile Computer selected for the Mobile Solutions category - May 19, 2009
Networks Products Guide, an industry leading publication in information technologies and solutions, has selected the CipherLab 8000 Series Pocket-size Mobile Computer for the 2009 Best Products and Services Award in the Mobile Solutions category. This annual award recognizes products and services that represent the rapidly changing needs and interests of the end-users of technology worldwide, and consistently honors some of the world's most successful high-tech companies. Read full press release
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SOTI Alliance...
SOTI MobiControl Software Now Available for CipherLab Windows®-based Mobile Computers
SOTI MobiControl enables users to access a robust set of features including software provisioning, remote control/helpdesk toolset functionality, screen capture, remote device diagnostics, file transfer and advanced security. These core features allow IT teams to manage and support their mobile workers more effectively and efficiently without requiring a central depot for their mobile devices. Read full press release
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1660 Launch...
The CipherLab 1660 pocket-size scanner automates work flow and reduces data capture errors in remote locations - December 15, 2008
CipherLab announced the launch of the 1660 pocket-size Scanner, a BT wireless-enabled device designed to increase employee productivity and data capture accuracy in the field. Simple, powerful and portable, the CipherLab 1660 is one of the smallest and lightest wireless barcode readers on the market. When paired with a portable computer, smartphone or PDA, it provides remote workers with anywhere mobility and boosts the efficiency of data collection applications used in markets where logistics systems are most crucial, such as healthcare, public utilities and field service environments. Read full press release
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CipherLab selected by Brazilian Post...
CipherLab Selected by Brazilian Post and Telegraph Corporation for Improved Mail Dispatch and Data Capture Logistics System - August 20, 2008
Today CipherLab announced that its 9400 Industrial Mobile Computer will be deployed throughout the 3,000+ regional branches of the Empresa Brasileira de Correios e Telégrafos (Brazilian Post and Telegraph Corporation, or ECT), the national postal service of Brazil. Compex Tecnologia, CipherLab's official reseller in Brazil, won the contract to upgrade ECT's logistics infrastructure to improve shipment accuracy and efficiency. Read full press release
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Visible Assets selects CipherLab...
Visible Assets Selects CipherLab to Offer RuBee™ Mobile Computers, an RFID Alternative for Asset Management and Logistics Systems - July 30, 2008
Visible Assets, Inc. today announced that it has selected CipherLab, a leading innovator in Automated Identification and Data Capture (AIDC) for the retail, warehouse and distribution markets, as a partner in offering an alternative to RFID-based asset management and logistics systems. Read full press release
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9400 Wins Award...
CipherLab Receives Network Products Guide 2008 Product Innovation Award - May 19, 2008
Today CipherLab announced that that Silicon Valley Communications publication Network Products Guide has selected its 9400 Industrial Mobile Computer for a 2008 Product Innovation Award. This annual competition recognizes vendors with groundbreaking products that set the bar higher for others in all areas of information technology. Read full press release
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New 1500 Scanner...
CipherLab Debuts Industry's First Handheld Scanner withThree-Way Stand for Added Versatility and Value - May 6, 2008
CipherLab launched its latest product - 1500 scanner. The CipherLab 1500, a snappy new handheld scanner designed specifically to meet the needs of the retail, healthcare and public sector markets. The lightweight and ergonomic 1500 optionally offers the industry's first three-in-one stand, a unique and versatile innovation that enables the 1500 to be wall-mounted, placed on a desktop or utilized as an elevated auto-sense scanning unit - making it the ideal choice for the checkout counter, the manufacturing line or other high-usage environment. Read full press release
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9500 Wins Mobile Star Award...
CipherLab 9500 selected as the best rugged wireless handheld in annual reader's choice competition - October 10, 2007
Today CipherLab announced that its 9500 Series Portable Terminal for Microsoft® Windows® Pocket PC and CE captured a Gold Star in the Mobile Star Awards™ from MobileVillage®, the 14-year leader in market development and news services about mobile technology. The 9500 Series won in the enterprise hardware category for rugged wireless handhelds against competitive products from Intermec and LXE. Read full press release
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CipherLab and BlueStar Partnership...
CipherLab and BlueStar Partner to Deliver New AIDC Solutions to the Canadian Marketplace - August 13, 2007
Today CipherLab announced a strategic partnership for the Canadian market. Through this alliance, BlueStar Canada will expand its catalog of innovative IT solutions by offering CipherLab's popular scanners, mobile computers and portable terminals, which operate on all predominant connectivity platforms, including wireless LAN, BT, RFID and acoustic. Read full press release
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Wavelink® Supports CipherLab...

Wavelink® supports CipherLab 9500CE Series mobile computers - July 1, 2007

Wavelink® Avalanche™ combines Mobility Center, a management console for control and configuration, CE Secure, and Remote Control in an integrated system designed to simplify mobile device management and reduce total cost of ownership. Read full press release
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New Website Launch...
CipherLab launches new website and delivers AIDC industry insight for improved customer support - June 25, 2007
CipherLab launched an easy to use website that goes beyond CipherLab product information to the delivery of workable solutions for AIDC operating issues faced by customers, resellers, partners and others. At www.cipherlab.com, visitors can now take advantage of CipherLab's considerable industry experience and insight to resolve real-world AIDC deployment problems. Read full press release
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8500 Series Adopts New Wireless LAN Module...
CipherLab's 8500 Series Mobile Computer adopts new wireless LAN module for performance upgrade - June 1, 2007
The new wireless LAN module is compliant with IEEE 802.11 g and is also compatible with the 802.11 b standard. It enables high data transmission at up to 54 megabits per second (Mbps) in WLAN applications compared with 11 Mbps with the earlier 802.11 b standard. Read full press release
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8300 Tracks Red Blossom Produce...
Agricultural Data Systems selects CipherLab's wireless data capture hardware for use in the industry's first Web-enabled trace-back system for produce - May 21, 2007
Today CipherLab announced that Agricultural Data Systems (ADS), a global specialist in agricultural data management solutions, has deployed its wireless handheld mobile computers at Central California's Red Blossom Farms. Read full press release
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9400 Mobile Star Award...
CipherLab 9400 Industrial Mobile Computer Named Best Rugged Wireless Handheld in Mobile Star Awards™ - November 5, 2008
Today CipherLab announced that the CipherLab 9400 Industrial Mobile Computer for Microsoft® Windows® CE 5.0 captured a Gold Mobile Star Award™ from MobileVillage®, the 15-year leader in market development and news services about mobile technology. The CipherLab 9400 won in the rugged handheld hardware category against a competitive product from Motorola. Read full press release
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MCL Technologies Alliance...
CipherLab and MCL Technologies Form Strategic Alliance - March 28, 2007
CipherLab and MCL Technologies, a globally recognized software developer specializing in the AIDC market, today announced a strategic alliance to offer CipherLab's popular portable terminal family, the 9500 series, bundled with the MCL Collection software. Read full press release
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Frost & Sullivan Award...
CipherLab Wins Frost & Sullivan's Product Innovation of the Year Award for In-store Handheld Automation - February 7, 2007
Today CipherLab announced it has received Frost & Sullivan's 2007 North American In-Store Handheld Automation Product Innovation of the Year Award. One of Frost & Sullivan's annual Excellence in Information & Communication Technologies Awards, it is presented to a company that demonstrates unparalleled innovation in its industry. Read full press release
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G-HANZ Alliance...
CipherLab and G-HANZ Form Strategic Alliance to Increase AIDC Market Share - February 5, 2007
Today CipherLab announced a strategic partnership with G-HANZ, a premier home entertainment and international business solutions provider based in Germany. As G-HANZ CIPHERLAB, the companies will jointly target emerging opportunities for supply chain management systems and auto ID equipment in India, Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates. Local offices will be in Dubai, UAE and Mumbai, India. Read full press release
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Expanding AIDC Operations...
CipherLab Expands North American AIDC Operations - January 16, 2007
Today CipherLab announced the opening of a new headquarters facility designed to help the company better accommodate its growing North American customer base. The new facility, located outside of Dallas in Plano, TX, centralizes operations to enable a quicker response to expanding customer needs and market opportunities. Read full press release
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Top Three in AIDC Survey...
CipherLab Earns Top Three Ranking in New AIDC Customer Survey - December 1, 2006
Today CipherLab announced that it ranked in the top three handheld scanner vendors in Venture Development Corporation's (VDC) recent customer survey. In the report entitled "The Global AIDC Industry Business Planning Service 2006," end-users ranked CipherLab in the top three Best Solutions/Services Vendors for handheld scanners in the following product features categories: memory, read rate, ruggedness and size. Read full press release
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Extended Warranties for Scanners...
CipherLab's Industry-leading Product Quality Results in Extended Warranties for AIDC Scanner Product Line - November 27, 2006
Today CipherLab announced extended product warranties for tethered and wireless barcode scanners. CipherLab's product quality, coupled with its reliability and affordability, now offers the best value to resellers and distributors looking to deliver data capture solutions to customers that meet a broad spectrum of needs, ranging from a small business at entry level to the most complex, multi-facility installation. Read full press release
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New CipherXpress...
CipherLab's New CipherXpress Automates Retail Channel Order Processing Using Handheld Data Terminals - October 16, 2006
Today CipherLab announced its new CipherXpress system for automated order processing via handheld terminals. CipherXpress allows order data to be transmitted directly from a handheld at a retail facility to a distributor's electronic shopping cart or FTP server, speeding order processing and accuracy. Read full press release
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Top Five in Survey...
Leading Reseller Magazine Names CipherLab a Top Five Vendor in Point-of-Sale Data Capture Survey - August 8, 2006
Today CipherLab announced that it achieved a top five vendor ranking in a recent survey of point-of-sale (POS) hardware resellers. In Vertical Systems Reseller magazine's Top 50 POS Hardware Leaderboard survey, CipherLab was ranked fifth in the barcode scanners category by value added resellers (VARs), systems integrators and solution providers who had sold or implemented scanner solutions in the last 24 months. Read full press release
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CipherLab Wins National Award...
CipherLab Wins National Award for POS Solution from Leading Retail Trade Publication - June 1, 2006
Today CipherLab was named a winner in Integrated Solutions for Retailers magazine's Small to Midsize Retail Solutions Award competition. Read full press release
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Barcode Scanners in Czech Republic...
CipherLab Barcode Scanners to Speed National Employment Application Processes in the Czech Republic - August 1, 2006
Today CipherLab announced that the Czech Republic's Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs has selected its barcode scanner products for use in processing national employment applications at all of the country's official Employment Offices. Read full press release
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9500 Series Debut...
New Devices Offer Longer Range and Greater Battery Life For Improved Data in Warehouse, Distribution and Other Retail Logistics Applications - May 22, 2006
Today CipherLab announced its newest portable terminal family, the CPT-9500 series. Read full press release
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1090+ Scanner Announcement...
CipherLab Announced Its Release of 1090+ CCD Scanner with W.O.F. in 90mm
CipherLab launched its latest product - 1090+ CCD scanner. Adopting the advantages of model 1000 with low-power consumption, superior cable durability, and TPU material for rubber boot, the 1090+ offers more with the width of field in 90mm. Read full press release
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New 9400 Mobile Computer...
CipherLab's New 9400 Industrial Mobile Computer for Microsoft Windows® CE Delivers Wireless Anywhere Mobility - October 29, 2007
Today CipherLab launched the 9400 Series Industrial Mobile Computer, the second CipherLab product to support Microsoft® Windows® CE 5.0. Designed to provide "wireless anywhere" mobility through compliance with all popular wireless communications platforms (including BT, wireless LAN and Quad-band EDGE RF), the 9400 simplifies the tasks of those working in the retail, logistics, warehouse, transportation and field sales/services industries. Read full press release
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