Zebra Technologies is a manufacturer of thermal bar code label and receipt printers, RFID smart label printer/encoders, card and kiosk printers, based in Vernon Hills, Illinois. Zebra has products in 100 countries around the world. Zebra-brand printers are used by more than 90 percent of Fortune 500 companies.
Zebra's printers make use of a specialized page formatting language called Zebra Programming Language (ZPL). Some printers also use a "Zebra Basic Interpreter" (ZBI 2) to allow the user to capture and manipulate incoming data for use in printing. Labels and documents can be designed using the ¨ZebraDesigner Pro" label design software and printers can be remotely configured and controlled using the ¨ZebraNet Bridge¨ printer management software.