Intelli Innovations Shipping New Portable Barcode Scanner

Intelli Innovations is now shipping the IntelliScanner Scanabout for Mac users. The IntelliScanner Scanabout is a device designed for scanning barcode symbologies for inventory and item tracking. The device features mobile portability and plug-and-play functionality. According to Intelli Innovations:

Intelli Innovations, Inc., developers of innovative hardware and software for Macintosh, today introduced the IntelliScanner Scanabout, a multi-functional addition to its expanding IntelliScanner USB Barcode Reader product line.

IntelliScanner Scanabout is a flexible new barcode scanner built for both tethered and portable use. Users can use the product at their desk as a wired reader that will enter barcode values into any Mac application, then snap on the included battery pack and take it to locations away from their computer. The Scanabout stores up to 3000 barcodes in its integrated memory chip, then allows the user to upload the stored values to their Mac by simply pressing a button.

The new IntelliScanner Scanabout features:

  • Plug-and-play operation: as with every IntelliScanner Series USB Barcode Reader, the Scanabout requires no drivers or extra software to use
  • Complete compatibility with any Mac application capable of accepting text input, including FileMaker Pro, AppleWorks, and Microsoft Office
  • Included battery pack, allowing the reader to work without a wired connection to the host computer. Scanabout will store up to 3000 barcodes in its internal memory, then upload those values back to any Mac with the press of a button
  • Advanced data editing capabilities, allowing the reader to modify incoming barcode data to conform to application expectations
  • Included ProInventory software: ProInventory easily tracks inventory lists by recording product information, size, color, pricing, and stock
  • Included xTagger software: creates and prints asset tags and book label graphics for easy tracking of inventory, books, and rental items
  • Support for popular barcode symbologies: UPC-A, UPC-E, EAN-8, EAN-13, Code 39, Codabar, Pharmacode, Industrial 2of5, Interleaved 2of5, Code 93, Code 128, EAN 128, Plessey
  • Integrated, error-checking decoder only validates and inputs barcodes that are scanned and verified accurate

You can find more information about the IntelliScanner Scanabout release at the Intelli Innovations Web site. The IntelliScanner Scanabout is available for US$599.95.