Rentman offers the possibility to scan equipment by using a barcode or QR-Code Scanner. By using a scanner you register, which codes are booked for a project. By doing that you are able to build up a history of every item in your inventory.
Equipment can be scanned at the following places
1. Registering and Deregistering Equipment
This information is used to create a history of all materials in the inventory. By scanning items they are booked to a certain venue or reported as back in stock. This lets Rentman create a history that helps to see when which item was booked for which project.
2. "Materials" tab within a project
You can add materials to a project by scanning them. If you are giving out materials at the counter without creating a project you only have to scan them and they will be registered.
3. Main tab "Materials"
In the main tab "Materials", you can search for equipment by using the scanner.
If you want to register an item for this you can simply do that by scanning the item and therefore registering the code as being under repair.
To recognize items we prefer QR-Codes over barcodes. QR-Codes can already be printed from 7mm*7mm on, which offers the possibility to use them on smaller articles as well.
There a two different ways of equip items with QR-Codes.
1. Labels can be printed with the help of then so called Wizard. These labels can be equipped with a code, which has been generated by Rentman, and the directly printed with the label printer.
2. Using QR-Codes from preprinted sheets. The stickers from these sheets are stuck on the items. Afterwards you can link the QR-Codes to the desired item code under the tab "QR-Codes".
Preprinted sticker sheets
We are selling preprinted sticker sheets with QR-Codesin the sizes of 10mm*12mm and 20mm*23,6mm. These stickers have a special industrial coating and are therefore nonsensitive to light and water.
The QR-Codes have a high ECC-level, which means that the code also works if 30% of it has been damaged.
10mm*12mm: 35€ per 442 units
20mm*23,6mm: 55€ per 480 units
The stickers can be ordered by mail.
Rentman basically supports all types of USB-scanners that act as an alternative keyboard. The output of the scanner is recognized by the system which eliminates the need for additional software. We recommend a Motorola/Symbol scanner.
At the current point of time Rentman supports iOS, Android and Windows phones. With the help of the App QuickMark the codes can be scanned and then send via WIFI to the computer running Rentman. To do this, install the app on your Apple device and on our computer. After you have scanned the code with your app the data will be processed on the computer.