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...

Pictured (from left): Laurent Owezareck, Avery Dennison; Sandro Gardoch, Smag Graphique; Rateau Stephane. Smag Graphique; Jordi Baeta, Avery Dennison

As part of this partnership, Avery Dennison’s customers can visit Smag Graphique’s showroom in Savigny sur Orge, France, where the machine manufacturer showcases its dedicated RFID inserting machines for roll-to-roll RFID insertion and encoding.

Label converters who are new to conversion...

Prior to joining Thinfilm, Barber served as senior vice president of the general mobile division at Synaptics. Barber drove the strategy, business development, M&A and execution of growing revenue fourfold to over $1 billion USD annually. 

Barber has also served as CEO of Acco...

TruTag Technologies is a provider of product identity options

TruTag Technologies is a provider of product identity options. SecuriLam features microscopic encoded silica particles, TruTags, pre-embedded into standard adhesive laminate film stock for easy adoption in label, document and packaging applications. These TruTags are covert to the naked eye and...

PragmatIC, S&S collaborate on low-cost smart packaging

PragmatIC is a supplier of RFID inlays and manufacturing tools, while S&S specializes in ultra-low cost flexible electronics. S&S has significant experience designing manufacturing equipment for traditional silicon inlays, which has been adapted to deliver a new flip-chip machine for...

AR- and VR-based training are offered as standard in the Heidelberg Future Workshop

Digital transformation has been of strategic importance to Heidelberg for a number of years (read more in Labels & Labeling issue 3, 2017, and here). The printing equipment manufacturer noted...

Eco enables paper-based RFID tags, providing a plastic-free and recyclable option

Eco by Stora Enso is said to enable paper-based RFID tags, providing a plastic-free and recyclable option for packaging authentication. Eco RFID tags can be produced on a 100 percent fibre-based paper label, unlike traditional plastic tags, resulting in a lower carbon footprint for...

The ((rfid))-DistaFerr Global label with a dual-band antenna enables equal readability in the ETSI and FCC frequency bands

The newest launch from Schreiner ProTech’s ‘RFID on Metal’ range, the label ensures reliable RFID readability on all metallic substrates in relevant markets worldwide. 

In RFID technology, two different frequency bands are used globally: ETSI (European Telecommunications Standards...

Swedish distillery deploys Thinfilm NFC technology to enhance consumer engagement

Mackmyra is an award-winning distiller of single malt whisky. Its initial deployment uses Thinfilm NFC tags to build digital provenance information into Mackmyra's Private Cask offering, which allows consumers to create and bottle their own unique whisky. Each individual bottle originating from...

AIRe Lens is a new wearable augmented reality (AR) technology designed for assembly lines

AIRe Lens has been developed specifically for industrial applications. The smart glasses deliver technical information and step-by-step guidance to wearers while maintaining mobility and hands-free production. The technology is designed to guide industry operators step-by-step through work...

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