TITLE

UPS Uses Bluetooth To Replace Weakest Link

AUTHOR(S)
Smith, Brad
PUB. DATE
December 2002
SOURCE
Wireless Week;12/16/2002, Vol. 8 Issue 43, p8
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the plan of United Parcel Service (UPS) to use Bluetooth scanner rings and Wi-Fi terminals for its package handlers. Key features of the Scanner rings; Characteristics of Wi-Fi devices and scanner rings already used by UPS.
ACCESSION #
8690437

 

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