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 ...

Label Industry 4.0 – myth or reality?

I was recently asked to develop feature ideas for the Gulf Print & Pack show focusing on ‘Industry 4.0’ automation. It soon became clear that this much-discussed term provokes a wide range of interpretations. So what should we understand by ‘Industry 4.0’, and what are the implications for...

AMS Spectral releases upgrade to remote support packages

The technician will see what you see and be able to provide visual onscreen guidance about how to address the issue while talking you through the needed actions via a two-way headset.

Each on-sight live hardware kit includes a tablet computer, pre-loaded with the required software, in a...

Schreiner MediPharm partners with Kit Check

Medicines equipped with RFID-labels can be tracked from the hospital pharmacy to bedside dispensing with availability ensured, but only if the RFID-labels and tracking system are sufficiently synced. The new partnership between Schreiner MediPharm and Kit Check ensures this compatibility....

SML RFID announces FactoryCare technology to help manufacturers in managing RFID-tagged products

Increasing number of retailers are implementing the latest technologies and pushing the technology all the way down to manufacturers to provide a competitive edge over others. As a result, retailers are using RFID technology in their factories and warehouses to provide critical insights into...

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