Wearable Technology in Warehousing
Finding technology that’s practical for the most active and energetic jobs can be challenging. You may also feel apprehensive about using your hardware in hazardous conditions because this ultimately results in damage or destruction of your devices. If you’re an employer you are obligated to apply digital solutions to effectively manage your supply chain or risk losing out to your competitors.
Processes in Warehousing are often complex and on a large scale, therefore accuracy may not be obtained within each and every element, without efficient data collection and organisation. Achieving space utilisation is a goal faced by many warehouse managers due to the growth of e-commerce, businesses are urgently required to optimise storage space. Elsewhere in the warehouse, there are many challenges that are presented for picking, packing and shipments which could result in inventory issues, or even an unsatisfactory customer experience.
So how can you obtain efficiency and reduce potential damage to your hardware investments? Wearable technology is a leading innovation for warehouse workers that require connectivity to efficiently operate warehouse processes & provide a practical solution.
Wearable Technology in Warehousing Solutions
MobileWorxs are introducing one of the best wearable duos with our Urovo range. Covering every function that supports a warehouse worker, such as one-dimensional and two-dimensional barcode scanning. Featuring an ergonomic wearable design that is small and sleek, reducing limitations, creating the ultimate user experience because both hands are free for moving and handling, improving the pace of your operations.
The U2 enterprise computer features a 4.0-inch screen industrial capacitive display for detailed viewing. Where users are required to be highly active and tasks are laborious many users would wear protective gloves or even handling items that leave a residue, you may prefer a device with a keypad but the U2 touch-screen is highly sensitive supporting glove mode and wet hands.
As well as this the device supports WIFI fast roaming, and for an unlimited experience use of 4G/ LTE, providing multiple data transmission methods. This enables quick processing of data collection where ever you are.
To reduce time limitations and allow workers optimal usage, the U2 is installed with a removable lithium battery, meaning you can conveniently swap to a newly charged battery and use it for prolonged periods. Alternatively, the U2 comes with a specifically designed magnetic port making data transmission and charging simple and effortless.
Once more the U2 includes low energy Bluetooth and the option to connect multiple devices for full functionality. Such as connectivity with Bluetooth headphones, an RFID reader or Urovos ring scanners.
The R7 series has an ultra-small design, only weighing 65g. Using a professional 1D/2D scanning engine for super-fast scanning speed. Even if the barcode is at a slightly awkward angle, has been defaced or distorted, you can easily scan in one sweep.
The R7 series supports Bluetooth and wireless data transmission. Bluetooth transmission distance can reach 10 metres. With a 2.4G receiver, the wireless communication distance can reach more than 50 metres.
For optimal usage the R70 can be used for long periods of time thanks to 8 hours of battery life. Or if this isn’t enough the R71 provides 12 hours. This enables workers to carry on tasks without any interruption.
The R7 series provides full functionality again by supporting multiple operating systems including Android, IOS and Windows. This helps businesses to seamlessly integrate the R7 Series as a digital solution within their warehouse processes.
Pairing the U2 with the R7 Series provides the perfect combination for warehouse workers to optimise their time efficiency and improve automation throughout picking, packing and shipments.