The Migration to Android OS as Support Ends for Windows on Handheld Devices

Posted by Advanced Mobile Group on Nov 21, 2017 11:11:00 AM

Within the next five years, companies using handheld devices, will move from Windows to Android Operating System in one of the biggest industry platform shifts ever. Windows Embedded CE version 6, debuted in 2006, represents a majority of all embedded devices’ operating systems. There are millions of handheld devices that delivery people, store clerks, and warehouse workers often carry to manage inventory, process orders, and verify delivery. These devices are most commonly found in:

  • Warehouses
  • Manufacturing Industries
  • Transport and Logistics Companies
  • Retail and Healthcare.

Microsoft's coming end of support for Windows Embedded is forcing the industry to look elsewhere.

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Topics: OS, Handheld Computer, Technology Trends, Microsoft

Researchers Spot Vulnerability in Wi-Fi Network

Posted by Advanced Mobile Group on Oct 25, 2017 9:30:00 AM

In case you missed the news, a vulnerability has been discovered in the wi-fi WPA2 encryption standard. (Some reports refer to it as KRACK – Key Reinstallation Attack.)

If you or anyone at your business uses a smartphone, laptop, or IoT device connected to a Wi-Fi network using WPA2 encryption, the information sent over that network could be at risk. Researchers have found a bug that lets attackers “break” WPA2 – the encryption that protects most wireless networks – leaving data you send exposed.

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Topics: Wireless, Security, Cybersecurity, Wi-Fi

Why RFIDs for Museums Make So Much Sense

Posted by Advanced Mobile Group on Oct 17, 2017 1:44:46 PM

Our society’s institutions are always seeking new ways to serve members of our culture, and more often than not, innovative use of technology is how they manage to do so. A recent example: a growing number of the world’s most important museums are using RFID to improve the ways collection items are managed, as well as improving guests’ experiences.

The following are just a number of ways that RFID technology is improving the museum experience.

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Topics: RFID

A Quick Guide to Hardware Asset Tracking

Posted by Advanced Mobile Group on Oct 10, 2017 2:19:12 PM

When most companies think about how to manage emerging technologies for their operations, they tend to look at the software involved. While software asset management (SAM) is crucial to ensure a streamlined business model, you have to also focus on the tools and materials you use to read that software.

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Topics: Asset Tracking

7 Ways to Make Your Wireless Network Professional Strength

Posted by Advanced Mobile Group on Oct 2, 2017 8:22:44 PM

A professional strength internet connection is the foundation of a successful digital workflow. But what if your wireless network is under performing? What can you do to improve your wireless network? We’ve gathered 7 tips to help you get better performance from your wireless internet connection.

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Topics: Wireless, Wireless Infrastructure

The ROI of Investing in IoT

Posted by Advanced Mobile Group on Sep 25, 2017 11:49:11 PM

How do you ensure your Return on Investment (ROI) with new technology? The Internet of Things (IoT) and its Industrial counterpart (IIoT) offer amazing technologies. The fourth industrial revolution, or Industry 4.0, changes the way the manufacturing industry does business. Why is it important for manufacturers and Investors to adapt to the IIoT? How do you invest smart and get the most ROI? What areas of technology should a company focus in?

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Topics: RFID, IoT

NFL Now Putting RFID Inside Footballs

Posted by Advanced Mobile Group on Sep 19, 2017 1:40:47 PM

In the wide world of sports, data tracking is everywhere. Whether it’s looking at the stats of each player or assessing a team as a whole, the entire industry seems to run on numbers. No matter how good you are as a player, your legacy will always be broken down into a set of data by which you can be compared to everyone else in your sport. Nowhere is this more necessary than in the world of fantasy sports, where stats can make or break your team.

At this point, you might think that everything that could be measured is being measured, but it turns out that there are still a few stones left unturned. This coming football season, however, we are going to get one more statistic from a place you may not expect: the ball itself.

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Topics: RFID

Inventory Management Tips From the Experts

Posted by Advanced Mobile Group on Sep 11, 2017 3:15:22 PM

One of the constant challenges that warehouses face is managing and maintaining an accurate count of all of their inventory. Not only do you have to keep track of everything on the floor, but you also have to manage what is being picked and shipped, as well as what is coming in. Because there are so many moving parts, many warehouses fall behind and are unable to stay on top of everything.

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Topics: RFID, Inventory Managment

Why Are Your Supplier Inventory Costs So High?​

Posted by Advanced Mobile Group on Aug 24, 2017 11:02:22 PM

Managing any kind of supply inventory for your business is an extremely convoluted process that takes a lot of strategy, time, and precise planning to master. There are a ton of stakeholders that are involved in the process and if any piece of your sequence is off or delayed, it can cause a breakdown in the entire system which could lead to a disaster for you.

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Topics: Asset Tracking

How to Build a Mobility Strategy for Healthcare

Posted by Advanced Mobile Group on Aug 24, 2017 2:19:34 PM

These days, mobile devices seem to be everywhere. Not only are they a driving force in consumer electronics, but there are plenty of businesses that benefit from having high tech solutions on hand to deal with day-to-day operations. The healthcare industry is no different; it’s essential that care providers can communicate effectively and efficiently with each other, as well as have ready access to patient data at all times.

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Topics: RFID, Healthcare