The roots of the company began in the San Francisco bay area in January 1996 during the Internet revolution. It all started with Product Development Laboratory, Inc. (PDL), a consulting company that developed products for medical and dental OEM customers. In April 1997, PDL relocated to Minneapolis, MN to escape the high cost of operating a business in California.
Around this same period, PDL began working on projects in the auto identification industry, specifically bar code verification. As this business segment grew it became clear that a separate division focusing on Auto ID was needed, and thus Auto ID Solutions was born. Since inception, we have grown into a leadership role within the industry. Our staff has participated in the creation of ISO and ANSI standards as a voting member of workgroups and task groups. Our knowledge, expertise, and experience has helped multi-national businesses improve their processes and reduce costs.
Using the built-in printing functionality of hand-held bar code
verifiers, this product transfers the quality report to the proprietary
Auto ID Solutions Windows software application. A time and date stamp
is immediately applied to track product quality over time. The report
can be saved to a local or network location and later retrieved to
reprint reports. Reports may be printed to any standard Windows printer.
The FastScan 2D verifiers was developed by Auto ID Solutions following considerable market research on the needs and requirements of the marketplace. Ultimately two objectives were determined to be the most critical. The unit had to have point and shoot simplicity and be priced near the cost of existing linear (UPC) bar code verifiers.
The INTEGRA 9505 FBV series is the ONLY bar code verification system (bar code verifier) available on the market that has achieved GS1 certification for both Linear and 2D bar codes.
Used at every step of the supply chain bar code verifiers have become a critical tool to improve and maintain the efficiency of the retail supply chain. Shortly after the advent of the UPC bar code, it became apparent that printers needed so way to ensure the bar codes they printed would work when they arrived in the grocery store cashiers hands. Many companies have developed bar code verifiers that but a select few meet the stringent ISO15426-1 and ANSI X3.182 bar code standards. The three manufacturers that meet these standards are RJS, Axicon, and Hand Held Products. It is no accident that these are the only brands that Auto ID Solutions sells.