In its humble beginnings, WDS created TopShelf® that would eventually power enterprise data across multiple industries.

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WDS Timeline

Founded in November of 1990, Wireless Data Systems, Inc. (WDS) has over 25 years of experience in successfully designing and implementing complete software and hardware solutions for some of the most well-known corporations in America. Headquartered in Boca Raton, Florida, WDS specializes in software development for mobile, enterprise-wide real-time, data collection and validation. We have extensive experience in successful design and implementation of Warehouse Management System Solutions.

This is our story…

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1990’s
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1990

Wireless Data Systems begins in the garage of the founder, David Whitt, in Boca Raton, FL
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1991

First generation TopShelf batch application is born
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1992

First of its kind wireless application utilizing narrow band radios and RF base stations
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1993

Real-time ERP integration + wireless printing capabilities added
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1994

First international install with multi-lingual mobile system. Panama Canal Free-Zone
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1994

Introduced Maintenance and Repair Operation (MRO) system
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1995

First aviation wireless security system for passenger baggage tracking
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1996

Linked real-time wireless data to graphical dashboards (Aviation Flight loading and shipping container loading)
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1998

Created Cruise Line supply chain management system
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1999

First commercially viable system using first generation HTML 1.1 browsers on wireless mobile computers
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2000’s

2000

Created Windows PocketPC based mobile application

2001

Fully converted web-based solution utilizing Microsoft Visual Studio.NET and SQL

2006

Created the industry’s first supply chain management system for elections. Including ballot demand forecasting based on historical election numbers for voter population, registered voters, and historical voter turnout. Complete chain of possession for assets, ballots, and critical election items during pre-election and post-election activities.

2008

TopShelf ERP integration via Web Services

2010

Real-time integration into Cable MSO billing system for CPE supply chain management
…and today

2013

Added realtime third-party vendor support into TopShelf® MSO

2013

Integrated 2nd major Cable MSO billing system into TopShelf® allowing for realtime CPE management across multiple billing systems

2014

Launched TopShelf®-based Cable MSO materials management and ordering tool with full ERP integration

2014

Created self-install-kit (SIK) system that provides orchestration between MSO Order Entry Web Portal, 3PL fulfilment provider, live FedEx tracking, billing system Work Order updates, and complete data visibility links for customer service call center and CRM Dashboard.

2015

WDS launches TSX™, the next generation of TopShelf® data engines
WDS innovations will continue…stay tuned!
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