Zebra Technologies. is a leading global provider of rugged and reliable specialty printing solutions, including on-demand thermal bar code label and receipt printers and supplies, plastic card printers, RFID printer/encoders and media, and digital photo printers. With the most recognized brand in the automatic identification industry and the most complete product line, Zebra solutions are used by more than 90 percent of Fortune 500 and global 2000 companies to improve business processes that increase productivity, strengthen security and deliver better customer service. Zebra has sold more than 6 million printers worldwide.
Vernon Hills, IL-based Zebra was incorporated in 1969 as Data Specialties Inc., a manufacturer of high-speed electromechanical products. The company changed its focus to specialty on-demand labeling and ticketing systems in 1982, and became Zebra Technologies Corp. in 1986. Zebra became a publicly traded company in 1991, with shares traded on the NASDAQ Stock Market under the symbol ZEBRA.
SATO. is a pioneer in the Automatic Identification and Data Collection (AIDC) industry and the inventor of the world’s first electronic thermal transfer barcode printer. It revolutionized the barcoding industry by introducing the Data Collection System (DCS) & Labeling concept – a total barcode and labeling solution providing high quality barcode printers, scanners/hand-held terminals, label design software and consumables. SATO is one of the first in the industry to introduce a complete, multi-protocol EPC-compliant, UHF RFID solution.
SATO is publicly listed on the first section of Tokyo Stock Exchange in Japan. It has worldwide offices in the United States, Belgium, France, Germany, Spain, United Kingdom, Poland, Singapore, Malaysia, Australia, New Zealand, Thailand and China. For the fiscal year ended March 31, 2008, it reported revenues of US$767 million.
Honeywell.Imaging and Mobility, formerly Hand Held Products is a leading manufacturer of data collection and communication solutions designed specifically for mobile, in-premise, and transaction processing applications. It was established in 1972. With operations throughout the world, Honeywell is dedicated to solving business challenges based on a thorough understanding of each customer's unique requirements and goals.
Throughout the years, Honeywell solutions have been renowned for their high performance, durability, and the industry's best return on investment. Serving markets such as retail, transportation, parcel delivery, warehousing, manufacturing, government, and healthcare- Honeywell stands behind its offerings with some of the industry's longest warranties and expert, personal service - before, during, and long after the sale.
Honeywell also holds the distinction of being the world's leading provider of image-based data collection products - lead by its exclusive Adaptus® Imaging Technology. Product solutions powered by Adaptus Imaging Technology offer the end user unsurpassed versatility and value by delivering performance well beyond basic bar code reading. With Adaptus Imaging Technology, customers can read virtually any type of bar code label or tag, capture digital images and signatures, read damaged codes, and so much more - it's a whole new level of performance to meet the demands of an ever-changing world.
Motorola, Inc.(NYSE: MOT) has been at the forefront of communication inventions and innovations for nearly 80 years. Motorola have achieved extraordinary accomplishments along the way-such as making the equipment that carried the first words from the moon and leading the cellular communication revolution with the development of the world’s first handheld portable cellular phone, the DynaTAC (DYNamic Adaptive Total Area Coverage) 8000X. Motorola was the first to bring Push-to-Talk over Cellular to market. More recently, Motorola delivered the first all–digital high–definition television (HDTV) technical standard and demonstrated the world’s first WiMAX 802.16e mobile handoff.
Today, Motorola develops a portfolio of technologies, solutions and services–including wireless handsets, wireless accessories, digital entertainment devices, wireless access systems, voice and data communications systems, and enterprise mobility solutions-that make mobile experiences possible. Enterprise mobility solutions are such as Bar Code Scanning, Micro Kiosks and Payment Terminals, Mobile Computers, RFID, Wireless LAN, and others.