Mill moves to Bluetooth

News

Mill moves to Bluetooth

Antony Savvas

The Edinburgh Woollen Mill has adopted Bluetooth wireless short-range data technology to improve its logistics operations.

The mill has installed a Bluetooth-enabled printing system from BancTec at its national distribution centre in Carlisle.

The Bluetooth solution on the manned picking machines links on-board printers to separate picking terminals, eliminating the need for messy cabling in a busy factory environment, according to the mill.

Bluetooth wireless technology has a range of around 10 metres and, unlike infrared, requires no line of sight between the devices that have to beconnected.   

For more news on Lans, click here >>


Email Alerts

Register now to receive ComputerWeekly.com IT-related news, guides and more, delivered to your inbox.
By submitting your personal information, you agree to receive emails regarding relevant products and special offers from TechTarget and its partners. You also agree that your personal information may be transferred and processed in the United States, and that you have read and agree to the Terms of Use and the Privacy Policy.
 

COMMENTS powered by Disqus  //  Commenting policy