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Florence, KY, United States, 2007/07/10 - The new GL4e printer provides extensive support to encoding Class 1 GEN 2 RFID tags and allows users to economically print barcode labels now, while in the future seamlessly incorporating RFID-encoding capabilities as needs change.
BlueStar, the leading innovator in solutions-based distribution for Auto ID, Point-of-Sale, Mobility and RFID products, is announcing its distribution of SATO’s new RFID-ready GL4e series of printers for medium-duty industrial applications.
The new GL4e printer provides extensive support to encoding Class 1 GEN 2 RFID tags. It uses the latest in near-field antenna technology to encode precisely to the position on the label that guarantees optimum read performance. The GL4e RFID-ready series allows users to economically print barcode labels now, while in the future seamlessly incorporating RFIDencoding capabilities as needs change.
SATO’s new GL4e also offers a field-upgradeable UHF RFID option; a SATOnet CONNECT printer-management utility tool option that allows users to control printers remotely; USB 2.0 plus LAN; the ability to switch between 203 dpi and 305 dpi (GL412e) print resolution; and an Online Barcode Verifier option that validates barcode scalability at point of print.
“BlueStar is elated to carry the new RFID-ready SATO GL4e printer series. It allows users to economically print barcode labels while planning for the incorporation of RFID capabilities in the future,” says Steve Cuntz, BlueStar’s President/CEO.
“The new GL4e series represents yet another example of SATO’s leadership position in the barcode and RFID printing market,” adds Robert Linse, president of SATO America. “We continue to develop exciting new products based on our customers’ needs, and the GL4e series demonstrates our commitment to ‘leading the way’ in cost-effective printing solutions.”
SATO (satoamerica.com) is a pioneer in the Automatic Identification and Data Collection (AIDC) industry and the inventor of the world's first electronic thermal-transfer barcode printer. It revolutionized the barcoding industry by introducing the Data Collection System (DCS) & Labeling concept–a total barcode and labeling solution providing high-quality barcode printers, scanners/hand-held terminals, label design software and consumables. SATO is one of the first in the industry to introduce a complete, multi-protocol EPC-compliant, UHF RFID solution.
SATO is publicly listed on the first section of Tokyo Stock Exchange in Japan. It has worldwide offices in the United States, Belgium, France, Germany, Spain, United Kingdom, Poland, Singapore, Malaysia, Australia, New Zealand, Thailand and China. For the fiscal year ended March 31, 2007, it reported revenues of US$705 million.
BlueStar (Bluestarinc.com) is a leading solutions-based distributor of point-of-sale, bar coding, data collection, radio frequency identification (RFID), and wireless mobility products. BlueStar works exclusively with VAR Partners, providing them with complete solutions at competitive prices. The company brings unequaled expertise to the market, offers award-winning technical support and is an authorized service center for a growing number of manufacturers. For more information about BlueStar, please contact a BlueStar sales representative or visit the website.