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CONGRESS 2019: Getting ready for an Olympic performance with RFID

CONGRESS 2019: Getting ready for an Olympic performance with RFID

01-10-2019

Congress regular Asahi KASEI will be returning this year with the very latest updates on its state of the art RFID technologies. The company will showcase nano-scale (roll to roll) R2R printing technologies and their potential applications, especially invisible antenna for RFID...

CONGRESS 2019: Kraft Heinz’s Innovative Use of NFC in Walmart Stores

CONGRESS 2019: Kraft Heinz’s Innovative Use of NFC in Walmart Stores

09-10-2019

Use of NFC tags and labels for product packaging is increasingly becoming the preferred method for brands to create a secure direct, one-to-one connection with consumers before and after purchase. Exemplifying the growing adoption of NFC, Kraft Heinz has launched one of the largest marketing campaigns in Walmart stores across the US market...

CONGRESS 2019: Tracking the Cannabis revolution: Blockchain QR and beyond.

CONGRESS 2019: Tracking the Cannabis revolution: Blockchain QR and beyond.

09-10-2019

There is so much in the news about CBD products and so many new products on the market. Active & Intelligent packaging is certain to play a part in authentication and maintaining condition of these sensitive health supplements. So it is not surprising to see it featured in the Congress agenda...

No more sipping: Time to swallow your Scotch!

No more sipping: Time to swallow your Scotch!

09-10-2019

Pernod Ricard has unveiled a range of "glassless" cocktails that use edible packaging, partly developed by Suntory Group's UK soft drinks unit. The cocktail capsules have been created for the company’s The Glenlivet Scotch whisky brand...

New photochromic ink from MIT can change colour

New photochromic ink from MIT can change colour

09-10-2019

While we are not quite sure you can ‘paint’ or ‘spray’ packages yet, this new development certainly has possibilities to make some CPGs really stand out on the shelf. The system takes its cue from creatures like chameleons who can camouflage themselves by changing colour. Researchers at MIT’s Computer Science & Artificial Intelligence Laboratory (CSAIL) have developed a new spray-on ink that can infinitely change colours, designs, and patterns when zapped with different wavelengths of light...

CONGRESS 2019: Photonic Printing offers unique personalised packaging technology

CONGRESS 2019: Photonic Printing offers unique personalised packaging technology

01-10-2019

Combining the benefits of traditional print methods with the flexibility of digital, DataLase Photonic Printing Solutions enable fully customised printing at the latest point in the supply chain - where it can deliver the highest brand valueand consumer relevance...

Smartrac offers new Green tag plus one usable on metallic surfaces

Smartrac offers new Green tag plus one usable on metallic surfaces

01-10-2019

Smartrac Technology Group, a longstanding AIPIA member, with a global market for its RFID products and IoT solutions has launched EAGLE Green tags. These are the latest products developed for the company’s Green Tag Program, combining superior sustainability characteristics with compact size, excellent read range and high quality for retail-optimized applications, it says...

News from Label Expo: Enhanced intelligent labels PLUS an on-metal RFID tag printer

News from Label Expo: Enhanced intelligent labels PLUS an on-metal RFID tag printer

09-10-2019

AIPIA member UPM Raflatac has announced a groundbreaking integration between Xeikon’s digital printing presses and fellow member Magic Add’s Internet of Packaging platform for its intelligent label solution, RafMore by UPM Raflatac...

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