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11/26/2020
Connect RS-232 scale with DB9 plug to MacOS (formerly OS X) and post weight readings as keystrokes to any application without special software. BlueSnap M6A serial dongle wireless connection eliminates cable between scale and Mac. Transmit data up to 30 feet (10 meters) between scale and Mac. No special software is needed since the scale connects like a wireless keyboard post to any MacOS application. Post weight readings to browser, webpage, spreadsheet, database, remote connection, any app you need. Also works with NFC-RFID & barcode readers that post ASCII data…
11/14/2020
Stratus-io Time & Attendance is an easy to use solution for checking in with iPad, iPhone, and Android devices. Stratus-io Time & Attendance is made for use in both a kiosk and mobile setting. Coupled with idChamp® and Scanfob® brand scanning devices, your organization can use existing employee badges for check-in and create new credentials that can be scanned as well. Reporting is customizable and automatically delivered. Save on personnel & money, eliminate check-in waiting times, deploy in minutes. Stratus-io Time & Attendance can be used for time clocking, on site…
9/27/2020
Connect idChamp® NF4 Wireless RFID-NFC Badge Reader to Chromebook. Post badge reads as keystrokes to any application on Chromebook. NF4 reads HID PROX, ioProx, Micro Prox, iClass SEOS, Elite, Indala, ISO14443A, MIFARE, DESFire, Ultralight, Topaz ISO14443B, ISO15693, ICODE SLI, SLIX, Tag-it, AWID, CASI-RUSCO, EM4100, iClass/Elite/Indala etc.) All Standard Card Types, Nexwatch Wireless RFID-NFC badge reader for Chromebook
8/7/2020
Mobile badge printing using iPad or iPhone for Visitors & Guests check-in using Brother QL-820NWB Professional, Ultra Flexible Label Printer. Badges can be created quickly on-the-fly at the check-in station or printed out ahead of time with all of the relevant information needed. stratus-io offers flexible check-in and checkout scenarios allowing you to generate alerts, track occupancy limits, account for people during an emergency health contact tracing and more. Attendee Check-in Mobile Badge Printing for Visitors & Guests on iOS iPad/…
7/11/2020
idChamp® DX1 reader 134.2 kHz RFID-NFC Low-Frequency (LF) reader reads animal ear tags and inject-able microchip tags - FDX-B/HDX ISO-11784/85, TIRIS, EM4100. Post RFID Reads As Keystrokes Windows 10 Tablet - 134.2 kHz FDX-B/HDXISO-11784/85, TIRIS, EM4100 livestock and pets
2/23/2020
Cloud-In-Hand® Solutions Platform supports idChamp® MT8 Android 8-inch tablet with built-in UHF RFID, 2D Barcode, & NFC readers. Attendance: Sign in and out of meetings, monitor training sessions, and know who’s on site day-to-day. Time Tracking: Automate employee clock-in, store digital records, and simplify payroll, compliance, and auditing. Headcount: Create virtual stations for employees to check-in during emergencies. Open Check-In: Continuously track employee scans at site entry points Open Check-In/Check-Out: Track “check-in” and “check-out” scans at entry/exit…
1/20/2020
Bluetooth Keyboard HID (Human Interface Device) is a popular method of sending data from RFID, Barcode, Scales, Sensors, and such to iPads, iPhones, Android, Windows devices. Bluetooth Low Energy BLE mode introduced with Bluetooth 4.0 added a better method for fast and reliable Bluetooth device support. BLE mode discovers faster, sends data faster, and is more reliable than Bluetooth HID/Keyboard mode.Ser Serialio.com's SerialMagic app provides the ability to post keystrokes from BLE devices as keystrokes to any application thus providing the same convenience of Bluetooth keyboard mode…
11/23/2019
iPhone 11 now supports reading RFID employee access badge CSN (Card Serial Number) - UID (Unit ID) - NDEF (NFC Data Exchange Format) form NFC chip. Serialio.com adds support for this new option along with unmatched number of methods to read RFID & NFC tag values via Bluetooth and WiFi that have been provided since 2009. Here is a short video showing how iPhone 11 is used by stratus-io app to read employee access badge CSN values for check-in.
11/1/2019
As more applications rely on Internet connectivity, the reliability of the Internet becomes more core to the success of business. According to the National Internet Segments’ Reliability Survey in 2017-2018*, USA ranked 7th (moving down two places since last survey) Many ISPs tout reliability of their service, however the reality is more than 45% of ISP’s have only one connection to an upstream transit provider*. For many solutions, Cloud-In-Hand® stratus-io can improve reliability by mitigating poor Internet connectivity with it's flexible and powerful off-line capability. Feel free to…
10/13/2019
Are you considering Bluetooth for connecting RFID-NFC reader, barcode scanner or other application that requires reliable connectivity? Perhaps you’ve found questions about Bluetooth reliability like: Why isn't Bluetooth more reliable 100% of the time? Why do Bluetooth connections randomly disconnect? Many solutions considering wireless Bluetooth connections concerned with reliability may opt for cables due to an unclear reputation of Bluetooth reliability fostered by poor implementations and low quality products.   While cabled connections don’t have wireless connectivity issues,…