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OpalTec Fundraising Event

We are glad to support children in need again this year. On the 16th December OpalTec held a Christmas Jumper Day where collected donations for charity. What makes us happy – even more – that the entire in-house team participated.See the photo of the team proudly wearing the best Christmas jumpers could be found around. 🙂


OpalTec raises money for The Hope Foundation

OpalTec raises money for The Hope Foundation through cake sale Well done Charlotte Whatley (daughter of OpalTec's Sales Director, David Whatley )... With a little help from her sister Megan, she managed to raise a fantastic £50 for The Hope Foundation by selling her delicious Welsh Cakes at OpalTec's offices in Avonmouth. 


OpalTec exhibits at RBTE

The  RBTE  Exhibition at Olympia in London, provided OpalTec with a great opportunity to meet with our customers and show them how we are  Innovating Enterprise Mobility  within the retail sector. Business Development Manager  James Mellor   said “Some of the media is predicting a difficult time for retailers in the UK, but it was good to speak to retailers and understand how innovation and technology is enabling them to embrace the omni-channel world and challenge this trend. Particular areas of interest were mobile payment technologies, using RFID for better inventory management, and how  OpalTec’s EMM (Enterprise Mobility Management) solution  can help retailers deliver an agile and responsive mobile technology strategy.” OpalTec's stand exhibited products from its key partners including  Zebra Technologies ,  Honeywell ,  Datalogic ,  Cipherlab ,  Nordic ID  and  SOTI


The new Zebra ZQ300 Series Mobile Printer - Big business value at an affordable price

Delivering Excellent Printing Performance—Inside or Outside Whether workers are printing out price markdown labels on the sales floor or leaving a delivery notice at a customer’s doorstep, they need a mobile printer that’s fast, flexible and reliable. The ZQ300 Series is the mobile printer that can do it all. Building on the legacy of the iMZ series mobile printers, customers can choose from two design models to fit the needs of their business. An inside-the-four-walls model enables associates to ring up sales anywhere in the store, prevent abandoned sales and improve the shopper experience. An outside-the-four-walls model can handle the elements, generate high quality receipts and guarantee power for the longest shift in the field. Available in both 2-inch and 3-inch print widths, the ZQ300 Series offers the fastest wireless connections available; class-leading battery and power technologies for full-shift power; enterprise durability to handle everyday drops and bumps; and powerful remote management capabilities that significantly lower total cost of ownership. The primary markets for the ZQ300 Series printers are: Retail Manufacturing Transportation & Logistics Key applications include: Proof of delivery Invoices Receipts Mobile point-of-sale Shelf labeling Price markdowns/markups Parking violations Inventory lists Specifications: PRINT WIDTH 48 mm/1.89 in. (ZQ310), 72 mm/2.83 in. (ZQ320) MAXIMUM PRINT SPEED Up to 4 ips (100 mm/s) DURABILITY IP Rating: IP54 MEDIA ROLL OUTSIDE DIAMETER 40 mm/1.57 in. WEIGHT 0.37 kg/.81 lbs. (ZQ310), 0.43 kg/.95 lbs. (ZQ320) BATTERY CAPACITY Li-Ion 2280 mAh, 3.6V, PowerPrecision+ Specification Sheets: Zebra ZQ300 specification sheet (inside version) Zebra ZQ300 specification sheet (outside version)


Mobile operating systems are changing - Are you ready?

Organisations with mobile devices currently running applications that require a legacy Microsoft mobile operating system (Windows CE 6 or Windows Mobile/Windows Embedded Handheld 6.5) will soon face the end of support for their platform. Mainstream support, which includes regular updates, has ended for both legacy systems, and Microsoft extended support (security fixes etc.) will end for Windows CE 6 in the first half of 2018, and for Windows Embedded Handheld 6.5 at the beginning of 2020. After these dates, organisations will be unable to obtain fixes should a vulnerability or error be found in Microsoft code. OpalTec has prepared a short document detailing how  mobile operating systems are changing .   OpalTec can provide a pain free transition to Android Transitioning from legacy Windows platforms to Android involves writing new apps, adapting workflows and changing the mobile devices that workers use, which can prove to be a significant undertaking for any IT department. To find out how OpalTec can help your organisation transition from a Windows based operating system to Android, please complete the form below, and one of our experts will be in contact with you…


Zebra Mobilty DNA

Zebra Mobility DNA Android provides the opportunity to implement a mobility strategy to solve multiple business challenges across the supply chain. OpalTec recommends Android devices from Zebra technologies for multiple applications across the supply chain whether it is the MC3300 being used for receiving deliveries, the WT6000 for picking orders, the TC75 for managing the delivery process, or the ET50 Tablets and TC51 for serving customers in store. The devices are rugged and capable so it is important that the software tools are secure and reliable too. OpalTec uses Zebra Mobility DNA to enhance the capabilities, and security of Android mobile devices and to make implementation rapid and trouble free. Mobility DNA is the genetic code that gives Zebra mobile computers distinct enterprise capabilities. Its unique ecosystem of software transforms Android™, the world’s most popular consumer operating system, into an enterprise-ready force. Now, the pains common to other enterprise mobility platforms disappear—making operations a powerhouse of productivity, management simpler, and integration problem-free. Videos OpalTec EMM


Mobilise your Business with Zebra Rugged Tablets

Mobilise your Business with Zebra Rugged Tablets from OpalTec Your business thrives on being able to deliver in the most challenging environments and in difficult circumstances,  on time and every time . Whether you are delivering a product or service, or you need to get real time information in the hands of the people that matter let Zebra’s portfolio of Enterprise grade tablets enable mobilisation of your business. From the factory production line, in the warehouse, in vehicles, in retail stores or outdoors Zebra has a tablet solution that will excel performing business tasks. A full range of accessories ensure the tablets can capture critical business data, connect to critical business systems and have enough power to work as long as you do.                         


We're Hiring!!!

OpalTec International Ltd is looking to recruit new people to join its talented technical team We're looking to hire Repair Technicians to support the many in house repair contracts that we have with some of the UK & Europe's most well known companies in the retail, supply chain, logistics, healthcare & manufacturing spaces. IT Repair Technician / Technical Support Engineer (Avonmouth, Bristol) OpalTec International Ltd specialises in providing mobile and identification technology to supply chain businesses. This includes designing, supplying and supporting solutions involving Mobile Computing, Barcode Scanning, RFID, Thermal Printing and Enterprise Mobility Management. Our highly skilled technical team is responsible for managing and maintaining mobile IT infrastructure and supporting business critical applications for our customers. Due to some significant new contract wins we are looking to grow our technical team who deliver managed services to our customers, we have a new opportunity for an enthusiastic individual with IT Support / Repair experience. As a Repair Technician / Technical Support Engineer, you will become an integral part of OpalTec's technical support team. You will be involved in a wide range of maintenance and repair projects including component level debug and rework assignments; Mobile Computer, Barcode Scanner and Barcode / Thermal Printer repairs; and complete product configuration and refurbishment projects. You will need to have a good basic understanding of PCB / Surface Mount Technology and be used to working to tight deadlines in technically demanding environments. You should have good fault finding and hand soldering skills. General product assembly & disassembly and product testing experience will be required. Attention to detail, and the ability to work with small components are essential for this role. The role will also involve providing some basic 1st line support to our customers, logging calls, basic fault diagnosis, escalation and updating customers on progress. Hours of work: This is a Full-Time position - 8.30am to 5.00pm, Monday to Friday Benefits: £18k+ salary (negotiable according to background and experience) 21 days holiday (plus bank holidays) Critical Illness & Death in Service schemes after 1 years service Private Health Insurance plan after 5 years service This role is based at our offices in Avonmouth, Bristol - Remote Working is not an option You must have your own transport as public transport links to Avonmouth are not reliable If this role is of interest, please email a copy of your CV with a covering letter to careers@opaltechnology.com #Hiring #Vacancies #BarcodeTechnologies #MobileComputing #Android #Helpdesk #Repair #InnovatingEnterpriseMobility #BristolJobs


OpalTec sponsors Nailsea & Backwell RFC U13 team

OpalTec is proud to announce that it will be the shirt sponsor for the Nailsea & Backwell RFC U13 team for the 2022/23 season. OpalTec's managing director Mark Hamilton-Davies (an avid rugby fan) was at West End Park to present the team with their new match shirts and training tops at a recent training session. Mark stressed the importance of OpalTec continuing its links with the local community, having previously sponsored local netball teams and an MMA training academy. "The lads are looking forward to showing off their new kit at their first match of the season away at Weston Hornets this weekend, and I hope the new kit helps them to have an enjoyable and successful run". Everybody at OpalTec wishes the "Ravens" well ahead of the new season!