Smartrac and Suku combine NFC and blockchain technologies to authenticate Covid-19 test kits and PPE

By equipping Covid-19 test kits and PPE with Smartrac’s Circumstm NFC tags, the technology utilizes Avery Dennison’s Digital Identity Platform to feed tag data to Suku’s blockchain-based supply chain application. The data from the mobile engagement then confirm the authenticity and provenance of...

CTI and ATI join fight against Covid-19

As the world’s scientists rush to find vaccines and therapeutics to treat Covid-19, there’s another group of scientists who are working just as hard to protect the drugs and safely deliver them to patients and fight counterfeiters.

‘Once a Covid-19 drug is produced, it needs to be safely...

3DAG introduces SmartPack digital security labels

The global Covid-19 pandemic forces many businesses adapt to new reality by rethinking current partnerships, supply and distribution chain, and consumer engagement strategies. 3DAG partnered with Switzerland-based Scantrust to develop the new connected digital platform that enables active brand...

Indian label industry shares their perspective on the impact of Covid-19

With the supply of only essential goods and restricted movement, the lockdown has had a massive impact on the Indian label industry which has practically come to a stand-still. Only a handful of companies have been able to continue operations with 20 to 25 percent of their workers. While...

Sato joins RAIN RFID Alliance

The RAIN RFID alliance aims for the advancement of IoT technologies, with specific focus on the promotion of the UHF RFID standard ISO/IEC 18000-63 and GS1’s EPC Gen2, through the testing, support and education of service providers and end users. Sato joins the global forum of over 160 members...

Clearmark QR code

The consultancy experts at Clearmark provide a more in-depth definition of a ‘smart’ label, describing it as an umbrella term for any labeling or coding system that uses technology to add functionality and data beyond a traditional barcode. This includes data-embedded barcodes, RFID, and QR...

AIPIA World Congress goes virtual this year

‘We spoke to the industry’s leading players across every product and service and it was absolutely clear this was the right decision at this time,’ said Eef de Ferrante, managing director of AIPIA. ‘The world may soon be recovering from the Covid-19 pandemic, but the effects on business activity...

Covectra names Ron Ducharme as the new vice president

Ducharme will help to spread the company’s serialized barcode and high-security label technologies as well as the growing number of product offerings in brand protection and serialization to new customers looking for universal brand protection.

‘Ron’s unique experience in the marketing...

Modern labeling and printing technologies help to secure and protect brands

Trade in counterfeit and pirated goods has risen steadily in recent years – even as overall trade volumes stagnated – and now stands at 3.3 percent of global trade, according to a new report by the OECD and the European Union’s Intellectual Property Office.

Fake goods, which infringe on...

Report highlights growth for packaging holography

Coming at a time when international business is struggling with the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, the trade body says the report ...

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