Supply Chain

Want to Boost Efficiency And Profitability This Year? Advantech’s IIoT Solutions Are Key

  Want to boost operational efficiency and profitability this year? Advantech’s IIoT solutions are key. The Internet of Things (IoT) and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT or Industry 4.0) is one of the most popular topics at the moment. This is true for manufacturing, transportation, logistics, healthcare, retail, hospitality and beyond. (If you’re not… Read More»

Two Way Radios Vs Cell Phones: How Cell Phones Are Costing You

If you’re reading this blog post, you likely have the following questions:                           What’s the difference between a two way radio (walkie talkie) vs cell phone?                           If everyone has a… Read More»

Looking For Two Way Radio (Walkie-Talkie) Rentals? Dave’s Your Guy!

In search of two way radio rentals? How about satellite phone rentals in Canada? Renting offers a lot of benefits: Low upfront cost (fixed monthly rates also make it easy to budget), greater flexibility for changing projects and clientele, the ability to try equipment before you buy it, and the list goes on. (Interested in… Read More»

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How To Build Smarter Warehouses This Year

Warehouses today are faced with a rapidly evolving marketplace, increasing the level of operational and technical demands. This pressure is primarily driven by the growth of e-commerce, estimated to reach $4.5 trillion in global sales by 2021. Along with the growth in online sales comes the escalation of customer expectations for product availability and service.… Read More»

Industrial Internet of Things for Manufacturing in Nova Scotia, Canada

10 Questions Manufacturers Should Ask Before Turning Their Operation into an Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)

Achieving production targets to meet growing consumer demands is the primary goal of every plant floor in the manufacturing industry. To improve efficiency while controlling costs, leading manufacturers have optimized their production process using the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). IIoT technology, also known as Industry 4.0, uses remote sensors attached to physical assets to… Read More»

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Drug Identification and Medication Management in Healthcare

For the healthcare industry, simple errors can result in severe repercussions. One of these repercussions is known as Adverse Drug Event (ADE). ADE describes drug administration errors that include: incorrect drug selection, incorrect dosage or frequency and negative interactions. ADEs can result from the wrong medication being prescribed, the wrong medication being distributed by the… Read More»

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WaaS Up?

There’s a new type of managed service being added to corporate IT strategies and it’s called Wireless-as-a-Service (WaaS). Nearly everyone has heard of the Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) business model, delivering software solutions that don’t burden the customer with managing the service or covering costly upgrades. WaaS offers the same flexibility for high-performance commercial wireless networks (Wi-Fi… Read More»

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How To Connect Your Entire Supply Chain

Achieving production targets “on time, every time” is the primary goal of every plant floor in the manufacturing industry. But when human error, hardware malfunctions or software failure occur, this goal quickly turns into unexpected downtime that can cost companies thousands of dollars per minute. To meet consumer expectations and deadlines, while controlling costs, every… Read More»

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Are you Prepared for the End of Microsoft Extended OS Support?

Extended support for Windows Embedded CE 6.0 was already phased out earlier this year and by 2020, support for the remaining Embedded operating systems for Windows Embedded 6.5 and 7 will reach their End of Life. 2020 may sound far off but depending on the number of ruggedized handheld devices and specialty applications your operations… Read More»

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How to Manage Multiple Devices in the Manufacturing Industry with Mobility DNA

We know the main priority for manufacturers is to meet (ideally exceed) your product targets. How many individual devices are you using to reach these targets? Did you know that it’s not just your hardware that enables your team to do their job, but what’s inside the devices that dictates how fast you reach your… Read More»