Intelli Innovations Inc. on Tuesday introduced the
IntelliScanner Scanabout 800, a rechargeable wireless barcode scanner for Macs and PCs that uses Bluetooth to transmit data back to the host computer. Such devices are handy for tracking inventory, collections and other activities where standard barcodes can be used.
The IntelliScanner Scanabout 800 works with any application that can accept regular text input, including FileMaker Pro, AppleWorks and Microsoft Word. It scans from a distance of 4-8 inches and includes Collection, software that can query Internet data sources and download detailed information on books, DVDs, music and games. IntellScanner Asset Tags are also included — pre-printed heavy-duty barcode tags that can be used on any object.
The IntelliScanner Scanabout 800 requires Mac OS X v10.2 or later and includes the reader, charging cradle, Collection, Inventory and xTagger software, Asset Tags and documentation for US$799.