Digital document solution provider, Fontware, and barcode market leader Jetmobile have announced the launch of BarSTORM, a unique multi-port print server & network bridge with BarDIMM Inside technology, enabling auto barcode printing on standard laser printers and multi-function devices. The unit removes the need for specialist barcode printers. & also has flash memory on board for additional data storage.
BarSTORM was developed in order to allow barcode printing on ANY PCL5 printer or multi-function device not natively supported by the Jetmobile BarDIMM Pro solution. It also allows the BarDIMM Inside technology to be used by customers who have a mix of Hewlett Packard & non-HP devices as an enterprise wide solution. BarSTORM fulfills the growing demand for intelligent 1D and 2D barcoding within SMEs and larger corporates. It is printer independent and enables users to easily generate all kind of barcodes across standard printers or multi-function devices & can be used in applications such as document tracking, inventory control, asset management and for managing sensitive documentation in manufacturing, healthcare, central & local government, logistics & financial services.
Andy Banes, Business Development Director for Fontware explains, BarSTORM is a powerful solution to introduce into the increasingly numerous markets that have a requirement for barcode printing on PCL5 printers, such SAP R/3 and other ERPs, under Windows, Unix, Mainframe, AS/400. Additionally customers can also store PCL fonts, logos and form overlays on the BarSTORM and print their documents in-house removing the need for pre-printed stationery. Jean-Francois dEstalenx, President of Jetmobile, adds With BarSTORM, Jetmobile VARs and resellers can propose the leading BarDIMM Pro technology to clients equipped with legacy PCL printers. They are thrilled at the idea of expanding their huge current success beyond their historical market.
BarSTORM is available from 1st January 2006 either directly from Fontware Ltd or via its worldwide reseller channel.
Key Features & Benefits
Features the genuine Jetmobile Intelligent BarSIMM/BarDIMM barcoding technology.
Allows automatic barcode printing on any PCL printer or multi-function device.
Base unit default specification has 1 x USB port unlocked & 1 x Network port unlocked.
Base unit software upgradeable to a maximum of 4 x unlocked USB ports &
50 x unlocked network ports on a single unit.
Over 60 One Dimensional (1D) barcodes and 8 Two Dimensional (2D) barcodes.
Supports full auto encoding and error checking.
Integrates seamlessly with most Windows applications with BDTTGEN.
Integrates seamlessly with ERP software including: SAP R/3, Oracle, Peoplesoft, JD Edwards and BAAN.
32Mb Flash Memory on-board for storing additional data: fonts, logos, signatures, symbols & form overlays.
Windows Application Integration Kit available.