Bar code label, receipt and card printers; RFID smart label printer/encoders; mobile and wireless printers; and printer connectivity and networking solutions. Call 800-622-4055; www.zebra.com.
COMPUTER AND DATA PROCESSING
DataMAX organizes and analyzes data for improved decision making. Using online analytical processing technology, DataMAX helps clients make better use of the enormous volume of data stored in VendMAX. Multibranch operators particularly benefit from DataMAX's data analysis capacity. DataMAX provides large operators with the quickest path from top-level data like shrinkage and profits down to the machines, products and people that impact their business. Call 1-800-4-STREAM; www.streamware.com.
Digivend Systems Inc.
DigiVend is a website-based remote monitoring system. It provides wireless communication between operator and vending machine through desktop computer, handheld computer or cellular phone. The DIS-223 device is simply plugged into the DEX port. The device sends reports via e-mail. It can monitor up to four machines at a single location. There is no software needed. Call 877-3DIGIVEND; www.digivend.com.
Compass Forecast System is an easy-to-use, portable forecasting and budgeting solution. It allows managers to collaborate with the field sales force to develop periodic operating plans and production forecasts. It integrates with IRM's Sales Discovery System. The system interface allows the field sales force to make changes to their forecasts in minutes from any location. Call 800-533-2312; www.irm-net.com.
InOne Technology LLC
The DEXmate' DEX installation and management tool is a pocket PC that programs audit boxes and OEM control boards for DEX initialization. DEX data is displayed on the screen after each read for DEX verification, and there is an option to view the actual DEX file. DEXmate' runs on a Pocket PC devices from Symbol, Intermec and others. It employs a DEX download cable specific to each manufacturer. Call 800-426-1487; www.inonetechnology.com.
MEI has improved its vending management software capabilities with the launch of MEI Easitrax V3.2. Such enhancements include the ability to manage invoices and payments on handhelds; an optional add-on module to integrate SQL server into other applications and utilize standard report writers; a module to integrate Microsoft' Excel for improved analysis and reporting; as well as easy-to-use, drill-down capabilities and navigation buttons. Once MEI Easitrax V3.2 is installed on the back-end server and on the handheld, handhelds can be upgraded independently of the back-end software. Call 800-345-8215; www.meiglobal.com.
The InvisiConnect' converts data acquisition systems for use on cellular Internet service. The solution comprises software and remote digital cellular hardware. The system is simple to set up and requires no database. The software can run as a service on Windows' 32bit operating systems. No application software, protocol or data structure conversions are needed. Call 321-259-9700; www.metretekfl.com.
National Datacomputer Inc.
RouteRider LE' offers a mobile route accounting solution to track operations more efficiently while increasing sales and reducing costs. Featuring full-color, easy-to-use graphical user interface, it allows field sales reps to spend more time selling and serving customers by automating the ordering and accounting functions. It can communicate via cellular and wireless communication. Call 978-663-7677; www.ndcomputer.com.
SEED's CBUS is an expansion port that allows the customer to connect peripherals to their existing SEED unit.'Once there is two-way communication with the vending machine, it can be used for more than remote monitoring, including a card reader. Call 925-362-4824; www.cantaloupesys.com.
The card revalue station allows a debit or credit card to be revalued. The Ingenico state-of-the-art terminal is about the size of a desktop calculator. Also: a smart card reader. Call 800-332-4835; www.debitek.com.