Market: Document archiving with 2D DataMatrix code
End User: Deutsche Post Direkt GmbH
Task: Deutsche Post Direkt GmbH offers a full range of customized services for address and document management, scanning and digitizing huge quantities of documents for customers in the automotive, financial services, fundraising, trade/consumer goods, telecommunications and publishing sectors. Scanned documents are collected and linked together in batches for customized addressing. To handle the large amounts of data involved, Deutsche Post Direkt imbeds DataMatrix code in its address labels, which are made of thick, long-lasting tag material.
Solution: Barcodat GmbH, a leading Germany-based bar code printer manufacturer, was chosen by Deutsche Post AG as its label-printer supplier. After evaluating a variety of barcode-printer platforms, Barcodat selected the TSC TTP-246M because of its large label-roll capacity and built-in design features that enable it to print two-dimensional Data Matrix code on thick media with 100 percent readability.
TTP-246M: The TTP-246M industrial 4-inch label printer features a rugged metal enclosure and delivers fast 32-bit processing for high-speed label output. It comes with 4 MB of memory and offers standard USB, serial and parallel interfaces. It also features a user-friendly 3-button display, side-load design and fully adjustable sensors. The TTP-246M is compatible with a wide range of media types and offers a variety of field-installable options, including a peel-off kit, cutter and Ethernet card.