Zebra Technologies is an American computer hardware company that designs, develops, manufactures, and sells a variety of marking and tracking computer printing devices. The company was founded by Ed Kaplan and Gerhard Cless in 1969 as Data Specialists Incorporated to manufacture high-speed electromechanical products.
Zebra is currently headquartered in Lincolnshire, Illinois and has offices in more than 80 locations around the world that distribute their products in more than 170 countries worldwide. Their portfolio includes products such as RFID printers, encoders, barcode printers, handheld readers, card and kiosk printers, scanners, and various other related supplies and services. All of these products are designed for applications in retail, government, manufacturing, and other industries.