Avery Dennison has become the first pre-qualified intelligent labels provider to receive the How2Recycle label for RFID paper hang tags

The How2Recycle label was created to provide consistent and transparent on-package recycling information to consumers in North America and involves a coalition of brands that want their packaging to be recycled and are empowering consumers through intelligent packaging labels. How2Recycle is a...

Nanobrick’s MTX technology available for even higher security

U-nica has launched a Digital Security Label (DSL) developed to provide cost-effective technology allowing brand owners to protect and trace their products

DSL is a customizable adhesive label that works with the product and packaging, allowing manufacturing to continue without change. It features three essential components: a scryptoTRACE code, serialization, and PixelCloud. 

The scryptoTRACE code is an invisible security element that only...

Avery Dennison has teamed up with forecasting consultancy The Future Laboratory to release a Regenerative Retail Economy report

The report is released when the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change has challenged retailers to ensure that 20 percent of the retail industry by revenue is committed to net-zero by 2023 and that the entire sector reaches net-zero by 2050 at the latest.

This report...

Avery Dennison Smartrac has launched AD Maxdura, one of the most advanced embedded UHF RFID tags for the tire industry

Every year some 3 billion tires are manufactured globally, and RFID is increasingly being adopted by all leading manufacturers. Michelin, for instance, has announced it is fitting RFID sensor tags to all its tires by 2023, and countries such as China are looking to make its use mandatory. ...

Esko has collaborated with Scantrust and ePac Flexible Packaging to deliver connected packaging production, supercharging secure Variable Data Print (VDP) capabilities in terms of both speed and scale

Esko Automation Engine is at the heart of the operation. Its VDP technology enables the printing of serialized and secure QR codes on flexible packaging on a mass scale, unleashing the power of VDP for the new connected packaging and connected goods service,...

Gun Ainm has turned to engage technology developed by Eltronis to enable instant authentication by consumers

Gun Ainm supplies ‘Card of Authenticity’ with every purchase. It contains a permanently adhered holographic label, customized with the brand’s logo, a unique QR code and a serial number which allows authentication of the garment by scanning with a smartphone camera. 

On activation,...

Dynamsoft has improved the speed and recognition accuracy of its barcode reader SDK by 20 percent for dense QR codes
These dense QR code performance improvements are ideal for applications such as retail labels. They are also suitable for companies that use barcodes for capturing and maintaining staff contact details or ID cards. 
 
By updating a database in place of physical...
By bridging digital and physical worlds,Avery Dennison’s atma.io is set tochange the way we look at consumer goods by introducing transparency into supply chains

In March 2020, Avery Dennison acquired Smartrac, a Dutch innovator in the development of RFID inlays with manufacturing sites in Germany, Malaysia, China and the United States. 

Mitch Butier, Avery Dennison’s chairman, president and CEO, made a bold statement at the time: ‘Smartrac’s...

Toppan has developed interactive packaging that connects with smartphones using NFC to provide an additional layer of security and consumer engagement

A wireless NFC-based connection is established when a smartphone is near the packaging. Pad-type switches embedded in the package allow consumers to enjoy interactive experiences, pressing or tapping to produce sounds or control content on the smartphone screen via a compatible app. LEDs and...

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