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MEDIA ALERT: Zebra Technologies Launches "Imagine More" Social Media Contest

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LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill., Sept. 4, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- What:



Zebra Technologies announced the launch the "Imagine More" Facebook contest, which challenges the public to submit ideas on how Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology could be used to solve anything from a simple household problem to a global social issue.

Throughout the duration of the contest, qualifying participants will be eligible to win prizes including gift cards, electronics and Zebra Technologies promotional merchandise. At the end of the contest, one grand prize winner will be selected by a panel of RFID technology experts and given the opportunity to bring their RFID idea to life through $10,000 worth of Zebra Technologies solutions and the consultative support of a Zebra engineer.

Why:

As conversations surrounding Big Data and the Internet of Things continue to grow, RFID and its limitless applications are a valuable part of the discussion and something Zebra's full breadth of products and solutions enable.

Through RFID technologies, businesses and people around the globe are changing how the world works and plays. By driving more visibility, RFID helps processes become more efficient, people make smarter decisions and innovators change how things are done.

The "Imagine More" contest is meant to encourage deeper conversations about RFID and inspire not only the technologically savvy but the innovative at heart to share positive ways today's technology can impact tomorrow's world.

Where:

The "Imagine More" contest is hosted on Zebra Technologies' global Facebook page at http://bit.ly/ImagineMore.

How:

Once accessing the "Imagine More" contest Zebra Technologies' global Facebook page, participants simply enter their name, phone number, email address and a brief description of their idea that applies RFID technology. Participants can also upload supporting photos or videos to enhance their submissions.

For those interested in participating, but less familiar with RFID technology, they can view recent submissions from other participants that will stream on the details page of the contest application for inspiration. Zebra also features brief descriptions of RFID application examples on the details page to provide further context to the possibilities of the technology. Interested participants can also learn more about RFID on Zebra.com.

After participants officially submit their idea, they are also encouraged to share their concept by referencing the hash tag #RFIDea across Facebook in addition to any other social media channel to continue the innovation dialogue.

Who:

The "Imagine More" contest is open to any participant over the age of 18 who has access to a personal Facebook account that complies with Facebook's terms of use policy.

When:

The contest will run from September 3, 2013 to November 30th. The grand prize winner will be announced in early 2014. For full terms and conditions, visit: http://bit.ly/ImagineMore.

About Zebra Technologies

A global leader respected for innovation and reliability, Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ: ZBRA) offers technologies that give a virtual voice to an organization's assets, people and transactions, enabling organizations to unlock greater business value. The company's extensive portfolio of marking and printing technologies, including RFID and real-time location solutions, illuminates mission-critical information to help customers take smarter business actions. For more information about Zebra's solutions, visit www.zebra.com.

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CONTACT: Stephanie Kneisler Zebra Technologies Corporation PR Manager 847-970-2470 skneisler@zebra.com

Source:Zebra Technologies Corporation