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SmartLabel Program Gets Boost from Digimarc21-05-2018
Digimarc Corporation has announced its support of SmartLabel® and the availability of Digimarc Barcode scanning capabilities within the SmartLabel app during TransparencyIQ in Chicago, which brings together leaders driving product transparency. Digimarc is offering brands and retailers a more reliable, efficient and flexible method for delivering SmartLabel to consumers, it claims. The company will be paricipating at the AIPIA Summit of the Americas (4/5 June) in Jersey City.
New Patents Raise the Game in Condition Monitoring21-05-2018
Infratab, the USA based provider of radio frequency sensor solutions for perishables, has added US and European wireless Internet of Things (IoT) sensor patents to its worldwide intellectual property portfolio of radio frequency sensors, software, analytics, and cloud solutions. The company is a long time member of AIPIA.
Tin Tunes Up for the Royal Wedding!21-05-2018
Electronic packaging specialists, Electropac, has joined forces with confectionery firm, Churchill’s, to produce a patriotic souvenir in advance of the Royal Wedding - a musical version of their Around London tinned giftware, filled with 150grams of assorted biscuits.
Self-Chill Can for New 7-Eleven Sparkling Coffee Drink21-05-2018
7-Eleven, the major convenience store chain, is rolling two ground-breaking launches into one with the introduction of its proprietary Fizzics Sparkling Cold Brew Coffee in the first self-chilling cans available to the public in the USA. During the test launch, the coffee drinks are being tested at 15 Los Angeles-area 7-Eleven® stores. The innovative Chill-Can® technology has been created by The Joseph Company International.
Printed ‘On Pack’ Freeze Warning Technology for Pennies13-05-2018
Chromatic Technologies Inc. (CTI) and AIPIA member American Thermal Instruments (ATI) has introduced BlindSpotz™ a new, patent-pending, freeze-warning technology that can be printed directly on a package. If the temperature of the package drops at or below 32° F (0° C) a coloured symbol appears on the exterior of the package to notify the supply chain that product has been damaged.
Microsoft and Digimarc Integrate Scanning Software in Windows® 1013-05-2018
Digimarc Corporation , an AIPIA member participating in the upcoming Summit of the Americas (Jersey City 4/5 June), has announced a new 15 year partnership with Microsoft. The partnership includes the integration of Digimarc scanning software into Windows, as part of the Windows 10 update. The two companies have worked together to improve retailer operational efficiency and increase consumer engagement with products.
Combining AR and NFC for a Moody Smart Label21-05-2018
Multi-Color Corporation and Talkin’ Things are the first Internet of Things (IoT) packaging platform providers to combine Augmented Reality (AR) and NFC technology to create a unique customer experience in connected product that will help boost its sales, they say.
New generation of smart labelling technology13-05-2018
Each week until the USA Summit of the Americas (Jersey City 4/5 June) we are featuring one or more of the presentations which demonstrate advances in Active & Intelligent Packaging technology. This week we showcase Insignia Technologies’ innovative labels, which have proven to extend shelf-life, reduce food waste and encourage food consumption at optimal quality.