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Making Cosmetics Safer in Asia

Making Cosmetics Safer in Asia

22-08-2016

Nanobrick, a nanoparticle specialist based in Seoul, Korea has expanded into the cosmetic sector after signing a contract with another South Korean firm, Coreana, which will see it provide its M-Tag product certification to guarantee products and eliminate the potential for fakes..

New RFID UHF Tag Report Shows Improving Performances

New RFID UHF Tag Report Shows Improving Performances

02-08-2016

The European EPC Competence Center (EECC), a Germany-based provider of RFID services, has released the 2016 edition of its annual UHF Tag Performance Survey (UTPS). EECC researchers found that on-metal tags are becoming smaller and increasing in sensitivity and reliability. New label manufacturers—many based in China—are offering affordable ultrahigh-frequency (UHF) RFID tags The European EPC Competence Center (EECC), a Germany-based provider of RFID services, has released the 2016 edition of its annual UHF Tag Performance Survey (UTPS). EECC researchers found that on-metal tags are becoming smaller...

Shazam Kicks In for Cornetto

Shazam Kicks In for Cornetto

18-08-2016

Music smartphone app specialists Shazam are proving to be winners in the packaging segment with, newly launched, Vision Recognition technology. Earlier this year it teamed up with Unilever ice cream brand Cornetto to feature a special app for this year’s European Football Championships to get connected with its younger customers...

Nano Coating Lets the Soap Out

Nano Coating Lets the Soap Out

22-08-2016

Researchers at The Ohio State University have found a way to create the perfect texture inside plastic bottles to let soap products flow freely. They describe the patent-pending technology in a paper which appeared in the journal Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society...

Thanks a Million Graphene

Thanks a Million Graphene

22-08-2016

To improve the protection of goods such as electronics and medicines against water vapour, scientists have developed a new kind of packaging that incorporates a single layer of graphene. They report about the material, which reduces by a million times...

Graphene Set to Speed Up IoT

Graphene Set to Speed Up IoT

02-08-2016

EPFL (ÉCOLE POLYTECHNIQUE FÉDÉRALE DE LAUSANNE) researchers have produced a tunable, graphene-based device that could significantly increase the speed and efficiency of wireless communication systems...

McDonalds’ Operator Tests Temperature and Location Logger

McDonalds’ Operator Tests Temperature and Location Logger

18-08-2016

A European McDonald's restaurant operator is piloting an RFID-based solution designed to provide real-time temperature and location data for such items as fresh food, pharmaceuticals and other temperature-sensitive products, from the point of harvesting or manufacture to the consumer...

Spain Forms National Nano Industry Association

Spain Forms National Nano Industry Association

02-08-2016

Following several months of negotiations, Spain’s AEINA nanotechnology industry association was officially incorporated. Laureano Turienzo, managing director of ADParticles, was appointed association president while Raquel del Amo, operations manager of Nanotech Enterprise, becomes vice-president...