Hospital-acquired infections (HAIs) currently cost healthcare facilities more than $30 billion each year to treat. HAIs are the fourth-largest killer in America with two millions patients contracting infections in hospitals each year and more than 100,000 dying annually as a result. That’s more deaths than AIDS, breast cancer and automotive accidents combined. It is one …

Since ADC is such a diverse field, system integrators who specialize in one or two of the technologies associated with ADC could migrate, in most cases, to other ADC technologies without extensive effort. Primarily, automated data collection/capture (ADC) is the capture or collection of data through automated means, without the need for human intervention. ADC …

Effective security surveillance often requires video recording technology to document events, while effective asset tracking usually needs RFID or another system of data collection to track the movement and locations of valuable assets. A new In-a-Box bundle, exclusively from BlueStar, combines these two technologies for a total solution that will save security and law enforcement …

BlueStar is pleased to announce the first major 2013 VARTECH Educational Series event in North America, VARTECH Canada in Quebec City, May 8-10, 2013. Following a string of successful VARTECH Canada shows over the last few years, BlueStar continues to expand and evolve the event, which is one of the top educational and tradeshow events …

Security is often considered a mission-critical aspect of retail and other related industries—the reality is that an up-to-date surveillance system can help small businesses reduce downtime and prevent disruption of service with a seamlessly integrated solution that ties directly into POS data for a complete system on every level. The revolution in video surveillance from …

The restaurant industry is tough to break into; nearly half of all restaurants open will fail in the first year, and these businesses are looking for advanced, cost-effective ways to set their establishments apart from the fierce competition. Quick service, fast casual and cafeteria style restaurants, along with coffee shops, bakeries, ice cream shops and …

If you sell AIDC technology solutions, you already know that barcodes are the primary tool used by enterprise to track and trace any kind of asset all over the world. It’s the global standard for companies worldwide, regardless of size, industry, or location: government, hospitality, retail, wholesale, logistics, manufacturing, security, transportation, utilities, and more. But …

BlueStar is pleased to introduce the new Intermec CK3X rugged mobile computer, designed to optimize warehouse operations with speed and performance to take workflow processes to the next level. “The CK3X expand[s] upon the popular CK3B for continued best-in-class operations to support customer needs for increased productivity, flexibility and exceptional workforce performance,” said Earl Thompson, …

Despite the fact that near-field communication (NFC) payments have yet to find popularity in the United States comparable to that of Europe, a recent report from Juniper Research reports that the technology is projects to reach more than $74 billion in the US by 2015. NFC is predicted to play a major role in the …

More than Thirty Events Hosted Worldwide Saw 3,000+ Total Attendees More than a decade ago, BlueStar hosted its first VARTECH event in Florence, Kentucky–ten years and 25 VARTECH tradeshows later, it has quickly grown to be of the most highly anticipated and widely attended event series in the technology solutions channel. VARTECH has also expanded …