NFC for intelligent packaging (source TUKU)

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Mountain Music – Blowing in the Bottle

Mountain Music – Blowing in the Bottle

18-04-2018

NourishCo Beverages an Indian mineral water supplier has introduced a limited-edition ‘sound cap’ for bottles of its Himalayan Sparkling brand. These are designed to play various sounds of wind from the Himalayas when you twist open the cap.

Triple Whammy for Brands from Zappar

Triple Whammy for Brands from Zappar

18-04-2018

Zappar and its friends at Shazam often team up to offer some of the most exciting Augmented Reality packaging around. The presentations they make are always wildly popular features of AIPIA events. So we are pleased to confirm they will be part of the line up at the AIPIA Summit of the Americas. Here are just three reasons why big Brands love ‘em!

Temperature Monitors Work for Both Food and Pharma

Temperature Monitors Work for Both Food and Pharma

18-04-2018

Blulog recently unveiled a range of new, single-use NFC temperature data loggers at Fruit Logistica 2018 in Berlin. These NFC loggers are designed especially for use in the produce industry. The philosophy behind this solution is to provide a very affordable and easy-to-use solution for temperature monitoring of these products, says the company.

 Counterfeiting In Focus as Fakers Up the Stakes

Counterfeiting In Focus as Fakers Up the Stakes

10-04-2018

It is one of the biggest challenges facing Brand Owners, Supply Chain professionals and Consumers as more and more fakes of just about every kind of consumable product flood markets around the world. Two AIPIA members Authentix and Scantrust have recently confronted the issue head on. Both are offering solutions but, in different ways, are trying to raise awareness of both the size of the problem and the potential hazards and consequences of industrial scale counterfeiting.

Wine Fraud ‘Off the Scale’

Wine Fraud ‘Off the Scale’

10-04-2018

The scale of France’s Côtes du Rhône wine fraud scandal in 2017 is larger than first thought, with new figures revealing that as many as 66.5 million bottles of wine were counterfeit, reports Securing Industry. Original estimates for the scam that began in 2013 and which was uncovered last year, suggested that the amount of fake wine was around 40 million bottles, it says.

Connected Corrugated Packaging for Mass Markets

Connected Corrugated Packaging for Mass Markets

18-04-2018

DS Smith, one of the global suppliers of corrugated packaging, is helping to amplify the benefits of serialization in the pharmaceutical industry with pre-serialized, connected corrugated packaging solutions. Its Packaging Connectivity product can link corrugated packaging to any existing or planned primary packaging serialization or run a separate system. These can either meet or anticipate the FMD requirement or enable track & trace and consumer engagement benefits, says the company.

Partnership Raises the Game for Track & Trace Solutions

Partnership Raises the Game for Track & Trace Solutions

10-04-2018

VerifyMe, a technology solutions company that provides identifiers and serialization for authenticating, tracking and tracing functions - including for labels and packaging - has announced a reseller agreement with eAgile, a provider of IoT Solutions including RFID labels, tags and intelligent packaging solutions. Under the terms of the agreement, eAgile will be able to offer its clients VerifyMe enabled HP Indigo Security ElectroInk, which is marketed as RainbowSecure.

EAS Tagging goes Mini to Protect Fine Garments

EAS Tagging goes Mini to Protect Fine Garments

18-04-2018

Checkpoint Systems, a leading supplier of Electronic Article Surveillance (EAS), RFID solutions and Alpha High-Theft Solutions for the retail industry, has announced a new solution that protects fine garments without leaving a pin hole, the Needlelok™, earlier this year. Now, as forecast, the companies have introduced the Needlelok Mini.