Serialio News

2/5/2021
The wireless BlueSnap DEX M6A adapter provides unmatched mobile DEX exchange sessions using iOS, Android, and more. This video uses iPod Touch device to perform wireless DEX exchange session. Also other iOS device like iPhone, iPad, and use Android phones, and tablets.
2/3/2021
SerialMagic (Keys) Scripts for MacOS connects wireless and cabled RFID-NFC readers/writers, barcode scanners, scales, calipers, sensors to MacOS devices. SerialMagic (Keys) Scripts replaces SerialMagic Professional OS X. Example video shows idChamp® brand NF4x RFID-NFC wireless badge reader posting readings to MacBookPro. Read access control badges like low-frequency (LF) PROX, HITAG1, HITAG2 and high-frequency (HF) like DESFire, iCLASS, Tag-It. Also reading NDEF data and open Sarfari to the URL stored on the RFID-NFC chip. Read virtually…
1/31/2021
iScanBrowser camera barcode scanner has convenient search engine feature enabling user to directly search the camera scanned barcode in the currently selected search engine. Tap-and-hold the iScanBrowser camera scanner icon to toggle the mode for the scanned barcode. By default the mode is "WFR" (Web Form Rules) where then scan is posted according to the currently assigned WFR. When toggled to search mode, the currently selected search engine name is shown, e.g. "Mode DuckDuckGo". The current search…
1/26/2021
How do you know the read distance of the iPhone built-in RFID-NFC reader? Will a small NFC tag give the required distance? How big do you need to have an NFC inlay-tag to get a long read distance? This video uses iPhone 11, the same results will correlate with iPhone 12, and iPhone 13, iPhone 14, iPhone 15, etc. The iPhone built-in RFID-NFC distance between the iPhone and varies based on Inlay/Tag antenna size Round and square antenna shapes are both produce the same correlation: large NFC/antenna/tag size means longer read distance. All NFC inlays in the video are NXP NTAG213 chips,…
1/24/2021
Suppose you have LOTS of Bluetooth devices (say 30, 70, 100+) paired to a device. How can this happen? When testing devices during production, this can easily happen. Doing tap gear icon, and tap Unpair hundreds of times, is really not a productive use of time. yACK BLE Android app provides a tool to unpair ALL Bluetooth device pairings in ONE step. Tap SELECT DEVICE, tap upper-right menu, tap "Unpair all devices". This displays all the currently paired Bluetooth…
1/19/2021
The Scanfob PX-20 Bluetooth (BLE) wireless scanner provides 2D and 1D scanning speed significantly faster, more accurate, and easier to use than any camera scanner. No matter what generation of iOS device iPad, iPhone, iPod Touch, Android Tablet, Android Phone or Windows PC, the PX20 is faster. In addition to the unmatched speed and performance, the fast charge time, long battery life, small keyfob size, make the Scanfob PX-20 wireless Bluetooth scanner the best mobile wireless scanner for inventory counting & tracking, inspections, attendance management, field service, healthcare, and…
12/30/2020
How do you know what RFID-NFC chip model-type to use for your NFC project? There are hundreds of models, some more popular shown below. What read & write range is needed? What material will RFID-NFC tag be applied to, or inserted in? How much data needs to be stored? What read & write speed is required? Read range is often an important parameter in choosing type of RFID-NFC chip. Video below shows the read range of NTAG213 vs SLIX2 chips in tiny rigid PCB NFC tags (4.8mm square, 1.8mm thick). This type of tag is available in reel form for use with Pick-and-Place machines for…
12/25/2020
The rechargeable battery powered Bluetooth Tru-Test S3 Scale Head is supported on SerialMagic Keys iOS providing weight readings to be posted as simulated keystrokes on iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch. Support is also available to license using Serial Device Manger (SDM) libraries for 3rd party applications. Also works on Android 
12/14/2020
A food production facility on the east coast was on the hunt for a solution for their production line. When dealing with food products, they needed to be sure that weights were properly recorded and within reasonable limits in order to proceed. Once the software was in place, the next important step was getting the right hardware.  Manual entry is cumbersome and prone to human error. When a significant portion of the day is spent recording weights, a mistake being made doesn’t just eat up time--it costs money. With, of course, human employees they’re bound to make errors every now and…
12/8/2020
Keeping People Safe with the idChamp® NF4 Wireless Smart Card Reader for NFC/RFID and Employee Badges Amidst this global epidemic, COVID-19, employees are beginning to return to their offices. Businesses are doing their best to implement safe social distancing and taking other precautionary measures to prevent the spread of infection. From maintaining appropriate physical distance to making sure work areas are staying clean, the first step to staying safe starts as soon as you step on site. The idChamp® NF4 Wireless Smart Card Reader is working on the front line to help businesses keep…