22
Sat, Jun
3 New Articles

DSI Adds Voice Input Functionality to dcLINK

Database
Typography
  • Smaller Small Medium Big Bigger
  • Default Helvetica Segoe Georgia Times
Data Systems International, Inc. (DSI) has added embedded voice functionality to its acclaimed dcLINK software to enable hands-free data collection.

dcLINK VOICEActivator enables users to interact with dcLINK verbally using a standard, voice-enabled headset and microphone, leaving their hands and eyes free to perform tasks. Embedded voice functionality gives dcLINK clients greater flexibility to use the most appropriate data collection method—bar code, RFID, and voice—for their business needs without installing additional applications.

"With embedded voice functionality, dcLINK is now the first automated data collection software to seamlessly incorporate bar code, RFID, and voice inputs. dcLINK VOICEActivator allows warehouse processes, such as picking, to be voice-enabled when our clients require hands-free, eyes-free interaction with dcLINK to enhance user productivity or safety," said John Adams, DSI's chief technology officer.

dcLINK's voice functionality operates on voice-enabled data collection hardware from leading manufacturers. It supports speech-to-text (STT) and text-to-speech (TTS) and is configurable at the device level. dcLINK VOICEActivator will be available as an add-in component for dcLINK 4.2.4 in the first quarter of 2008, and for dcLINK 5.02 in the second quarter.

DSI is demonstrating dcLINK VOICEActivator at Oracle OpenWorld, Booth #1714, through Nov. 15.

As a single-source provider for implementation, wireless infrastructure, and expanded data collection functionality, DSI helps clients reduce project complexity and achieve rapid ROI.

DSI is a certified partner in the Oracle PartnerNetwork and uses its considerable data collection and warehousing expertise to help Oracle clients achieve rapid ROI on warehouse projects.

 

Experienced Consultants, Complete Services

DSI has more than 15 years of data collection and warehousing experience, one of the most experienced data collection implementation teams in the world, and a consulting practice devoted to Oracle Warehouse Management System and Oracle Mobile Supply Chain Applications, both part of the Oracle E-Business Suite.

DSI provides complete, end-to-end implementation services for Oracle Warehouse Management System and Oracle Mobile Supply Chain Applications, and the hardware to support it. This includes supplying and implementing the software, wireless infrastructure, and data collection devices for bar code, RFID, voice, and mobile applications.

"DSI's considerable data collection and warehouse expertise impacts the financial return our clients see on Oracle Warehouse Management System and Oracle Mobile Supply Chain applications implementations, helping our clients save money while still benefiting from a unique warehouse management IT solution," said Jennifer Sherman, Oracle director, Logistics Product Strategy.

"With over 1,000 Oracle data collection projects under our belt, DSI's ability to provide comprehensive solutions is unmatched. By offering software, infrastructure, devices, implementation services, and support, DSI greatly reduces project complexity and makes it easier for our clients to achieve rapid results," said Tom Bosch, director of marketing and business development at DSI.

Successful Projects, Rapid Results

Recent client projects include the following:

  • Royal Appliance Mfg. Co.--DSI implemented Oracle Warehouse Management System at three warehouses within 90 days, enabling Royal to meet critical deadlines. DSI also implemented the wireless data collection infrastructure, provided handheld and vehicle-mount data collection devices, and integrated an RFID-compliant label/tag printing solution. Royal Appliance, a division of TTI Floor Care, manufactures Hoover and Dirt Devil vacuums.

 

  • Rackspace Managed Hosting—DSI provided complete, end-to-end Oracle Mobile Supply Chain Applications implementation services, including procurement and implementation of software, hardware, and custom-designed labels in under 90 days. Rackspace delivers enterprise-level managed hosting to businesses worldwide.

 

  • Kirby Marine Systems Inc.—DSI provided complete, end-to-end Oracle Mobile Supply Chain Applications implementation services, including procurement and implementation of software, wireless equipment, printers, and scanners, and selection of environment-appropriate label/tags. DSI also provided training. Kirby Marine Systems is a division of Kirby Corporation, a provider of marine transportation and diesel engine services.

 

  • Batesville Casket Company—Increased inventory accuracy to over 99.9 percent using Oracle's JD Edwards EnterpriseOne integrated with DSI's dcLINK data collection software. Batesville Casket is the U.S.'s largest casket manufacturer.

 

  • Trek Bicycles—Increased productivity by over 20 percent using Advanced Warehousing in Oracle's JD Edwards EnterpriseOne integrated with DSI's dcLINK. Trek streamlined warehouse tasks, used warehouse space more efficiently, and eliminated errors in their U.S. and European distribution centers. Trek is the largest bicycle company in the U.S. and second largest worldwide.

 

Expanded Data Collection Functionality

DSI also provides expanded data collection functionality for Oracle Applications. DSI's dcLINK for Oracle's JD Edwards Applications provides accurate tracking of inventory, assets, and time using RFID, bar code, voice, and mobile application technology. With the Oracle PartnerNetwork Application Integration Architecture for Partners Initiative, dcLINK achieved integration validations with Oracle's JD Edwards EnterpriseOne 8.12, Oracle's JD Edwards World A9.1, and the Oracle E-Business Suite 11.5.10. DSI previously validated dcLINK with earlier versions.

For more information, please contact Tom Bosch, director of marketing and business development, DSI, (913) 696-4000 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

About DSI

DSI is a trusted industry expert for complete, integrated automated data collection solutions. DSI can also provide wireless infrastructure components, data collection devices, label and tag media, implementation, training, and support. DSI's dcLINK data collection software is among the most comprehensive solutions available for accurately tracking inventory, assets, and time using RFID, bar code, voice, and mobile application technology with seamless integration with leading enterprise applications, including validated integration with Oracle's JD Edwards EnterpriseOne, JD Edwards World, and Oracle E-Business Suite. More than 750 clients at over 2,100 sites in 47 countries rely on DSI for data collection solutions. Visit http://www.DSIonline.com for more information.

About the Oracle PartnerNetwork

Oracle PartnerNetwork is a global business network of more than 19,500 companies who deliver innovative software solutions based on Oracle software. Through access to Oracle's premier products, education, technical services, marketing and sales support, the Oracle PartnerNetwork program provides partners with the resources they need to be successful in today's global economy. Oracle partners are able to offer their customers leading-edge solutions backed by Oracle's position as the world's largest enterprise software company. Partners who are able to demonstrate superior product knowledge, technical expertise, and a commitment to doing business with Oracle qualify for the Certified Partner levels. http://oraclepartnernetwork.oracle.com/.

BLOG COMMENTS POWERED BY DISQUS

LATEST COMMENTS

Support MC Press Online

$0.00 Raised:
$

Book Reviews

Resource Center

  • SB Profound WC 5536 Have you been wondering about Node.js? Our free Node.js Webinar Series takes you from total beginner to creating a fully-functional IBM i Node.js business application. You can find Part 1 here. In Part 2 of our free Node.js Webinar Series, Brian May teaches you the different tooling options available for writing code, debugging, and using Git for version control. Brian will briefly discuss the different tools available, and demonstrate his preferred setup for Node development on IBM i or any platform. Attend this webinar to learn:

  • SB Profound WP 5539More than ever, there is a demand for IT to deliver innovation. Your IBM i has been an essential part of your business operations for years. However, your organization may struggle to maintain the current system and implement new projects. The thousands of customers we've worked with and surveyed state that expectations regarding the digital footprint and vision of the company are not aligned with the current IT environment.

  • SB HelpSystems ROBOT Generic IBM announced the E1080 servers using the latest Power10 processor in September 2021. The most powerful processor from IBM to date, Power10 is designed to handle the demands of doing business in today’s high-tech atmosphere, including running cloud applications, supporting big data, and managing AI workloads. But what does Power10 mean for your data center? In this recorded webinar, IBMers Dan Sundt and Dylan Boday join IBM Power Champion Tom Huntington for a discussion on why Power10 technology is the right strategic investment if you run IBM i, AIX, or Linux. In this action-packed hour, Tom will share trends from the IBM i and AIX user communities while Dan and Dylan dive into the tech specs for key hardware, including:

  • Magic MarkTRY the one package that solves all your document design and printing challenges on all your platforms. Produce bar code labels, electronic forms, ad hoc reports, and RFID tags – without programming! MarkMagic is the only document design and print solution that combines report writing, WYSIWYG label and forms design, and conditional printing in one integrated product. Make sure your data survives when catastrophe hits. Request your trial now!  Request Now.

  • SB HelpSystems ROBOT GenericForms of ransomware has been around for over 30 years, and with more and more organizations suffering attacks each year, it continues to endure. What has made ransomware such a durable threat and what is the best way to combat it? In order to prevent ransomware, organizations must first understand how it works.

  • SB HelpSystems ROBOT GenericIT security is a top priority for businesses around the world, but most IBM i pros don’t know where to begin—and most cybersecurity experts don’t know IBM i. In this session, Robin Tatam explores the business impact of lax IBM i security, the top vulnerabilities putting IBM i at risk, and the steps you can take to protect your organization. If you’re looking to avoid unexpected downtime or corrupted data, you don’t want to miss this session.

  • SB HelpSystems ROBOT GenericCan you trust all of your users all of the time? A typical end user receives 16 malicious emails each month, but only 17 percent of these phishing campaigns are reported to IT. Once an attack is underway, most organizations won’t discover the breach until six months later. A staggering amount of damage can occur in that time. Despite these risks, 93 percent of organizations are leaving their IBM i systems vulnerable to cybercrime. In this on-demand webinar, IBM i security experts Robin Tatam and Sandi Moore will reveal:

  • FORTRA Disaster protection is vital to every business. Yet, it often consists of patched together procedures that are prone to error. From automatic backups to data encryption to media management, Robot automates the routine (yet often complex) tasks of iSeries backup and recovery, saving you time and money and making the process safer and more reliable. Automate your backups with the Robot Backup and Recovery Solution. Key features include:

  • FORTRAManaging messages on your IBM i can be more than a full-time job if you have to do it manually. Messages need a response and resources must be monitored—often over multiple systems and across platforms. How can you be sure you won’t miss important system events? Automate your message center with the Robot Message Management Solution. Key features include:

  • FORTRAThe thought of printing, distributing, and storing iSeries reports manually may reduce you to tears. Paper and labor costs associated with report generation can spiral out of control. Mountains of paper threaten to swamp your files. Robot automates report bursting, distribution, bundling, and archiving, and offers secure, selective online report viewing. Manage your reports with the Robot Report Management Solution. Key features include:

  • FORTRAFor over 30 years, Robot has been a leader in systems management for IBM i. With batch job creation and scheduling at its core, the Robot Job Scheduling Solution reduces the opportunity for human error and helps you maintain service levels, automating even the biggest, most complex runbooks. Manage your job schedule with the Robot Job Scheduling Solution. Key features include:

  • LANSA Business users want new applications now. Market and regulatory pressures require faster application updates and delivery into production. Your IBM i developers may be approaching retirement, and you see no sure way to fill their positions with experienced developers. In addition, you may be caught between maintaining your existing applications and the uncertainty of moving to something new.

  • LANSAWhen it comes to creating your business applications, there are hundreds of coding platforms and programming languages to choose from. These options range from very complex traditional programming languages to Low-Code platforms where sometimes no traditional coding experience is needed. Download our whitepaper, The Power of Writing Code in a Low-Code Solution, and:

  • LANSASupply Chain is becoming increasingly complex and unpredictable. From raw materials for manufacturing to food supply chains, the journey from source to production to delivery to consumers is marred with inefficiencies, manual processes, shortages, recalls, counterfeits, and scandals. In this webinar, we discuss how:

  • The MC Resource Centers bring you the widest selection of white papers, trial software, and on-demand webcasts for you to choose from. >> Review the list of White Papers, Trial Software or On-Demand Webcast at the MC Press Resource Center. >> Add the items to yru Cart and complet he checkout process and submit

  • Profound Logic Have you been wondering about Node.js? Our free Node.js Webinar Series takes you from total beginner to creating a fully-functional IBM i Node.js business application.

  • SB Profound WC 5536Join us for this hour-long webcast that will explore:

  • Fortra IT managers hoping to find new IBM i talent are discovering that the pool of experienced RPG programmers and operators or administrators with intimate knowledge of the operating system and the applications that run on it is small. This begs the question: How will you manage the platform that supports such a big part of your business? This guide offers strategies and software suggestions to help you plan IT staffing and resources and smooth the transition after your AS/400 talent retires. Read on to learn: