Smartrac supports Mammut in NFC adoption

Mammut provides high-quality products and unique brand experiences for outdoor enthusiasts around the world, and is now making inroads into product digitization by relying on NFC tags, software and enabling technology from Smartrac.

Mammut has repeatedly made clear that it considers NFC...

First battery-free Bluetooth sticker sensor tag developed

Shown at NRF 2019 in New York, the Bluetooth sticker sensor tag incorporates an ARM processor powered solely by scavenging energy from ambient radio frequencies. A Wiliot chip glued to a simple antenna printed on plastic or paper can authenticate the proximity of a product by transmitting an...

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AIPIA World Congress 2019

18 - 19 November 2019

Digimarc, HP collaborate on serialized package printing

HP and Digimarc offer consumer brands and their digital print providers the ability to apply a serialized global trade item number (SGTIN) on packaging to track and protect a package through the supply chain and at point-of-sale (POS) in retail environments.

It is claimed this new...

Unilever uses Avery Dennison’s CleanFlake white BOPP for its Love Beauty and Planet brand

At the World Economic Forum in Davos earlier this year, a growing list of companies announced sustainability goals aimed at reaching 100 percent reusable, recyclable or compostable packaging within the next decade. The companies – Amcor, Ecover, Evian, L’Oréal, Mars, Marks & Spencer, PepsiCo...

DataLase appoints sales manager for UK and Europe

Hamlin will join the coding and marking sales operations at the company’s headquarters in Widnes, Cheshire.

He commented: ‘‘I’m thrilled to have joined DataLase and look forward to working with the team to drive sales and investment and add value to the customer...

Registration opens for Gulf Print & Pack 2019

Taking place on April 15-18 in the Za’abeel Halls of Dubai World Trade Centre, Gulf Print & Pack 2019 is aimed at printers, service providers, brand owners and designers from not only the Middle East, but also continental Africa, South Asia and Europe.

Technologies to be showcased at...

Web cleaning system from KSM Superclean

One of the main barriers to the printing-press specific overall equipment effectiveness (OEE) in the label printing industry is loose contamination present on the material to be printed. There are many sources of contamination, all of which are difficult to avoid. The three key sources are...

Thinfilm Joins NFC Forum board of directors

Giampaolo Marino, executive vice president, Hardware Solutions, Thinfilm, said: ‘We thank the NFC Forum board of directors for welcoming Thinfilm and look forward to contributing to the growth and success of this critical technology on a global basis. As billions of consumers now have access to...

Linkz demonstrates technology with connected Christmas card

Featuring Holly the shepherd dog, this is the third year in a row that Linkz has distributed a connected Christmas card. For its Christmas card, Linkz uses a standard digital watermark – also known as a Digimarc barcode – to invisibly attach a video to a card. By scanning the card with the Linkz...

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