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New RFID Tag Aimed at Cosmetics Applications

New RFID Tag Aimed at Cosmetics Applications

19-05-2017

Checkpoint Systems has announced the availability of its Windlight RFID label for cosmetics categories and other merchandise-visibility applications. The new label features Impinj's Monza R6-P RAIN RFID tag chip, which is designed for serializing apparel, electronics, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals and jewelry...

Hot New Can for Cool Beer!

Hot New Can for Cool Beer!

19-05-2017

Carrying on the tradition of introducing exciting pack developments using Active & Intelligent Packaging – particularly thermochromic inks - Coors Light has introduced the ‘world’s first’ beer cans with sun activated ink technology – currently only available to the Canadian market...

Pharma Protection and Communication Platform Scoops Award

Pharma Protection and Communication Platform Scoops Award

19-05-2017

The SMART Packaging System delivered by Talkin‘ Things® and MCC Label has been given an award for The Best Innovation in Patient Safety at the Pharmapack exhibition held in Paris recently. The solution provides a complex protection and communication platform for patient and medicine...

Award Winning Temperature Tracker and Datalogger

Award Winning Temperature Tracker and Datalogger

19-05-2017

Identiv’s next-generation uTrust Sense Temperature Tracker solution has won Best New Product in the 11th Annual RFID Journal Awards during the RFID Journal LIVE! event earlier this month. The end-to-end solution includes a low-cost, secure, portable smart sensor label that tracks and stores temperature readings...

AR and Digital Printing Combine to Create News Bottle

AR and Digital Printing Combine to Create News Bottle

02-05-2017

A case study which appeared in a book entitled Digital Print - A Bigger Spectrum (2016), according to PKN in Australia, illustrates the power of customized digitally printed packaging combined with Augmented Reality (AR) to create a very special water bottle for the Japanese market. The Mainichi water brand created a News Bottle targeting young people who have stopped engaging with printed news media...

USA SmartLabel™ Initiative Gaining Momentum

USA SmartLabel™ Initiative Gaining Momentum

02-05-2017

The new SmartLabel™ digital transparency initiative is growing rapidly, with more companies and brands using the digital platform to give consumers access to more information than could ever fit on a package label, according to one of the initiative’s promoters, the USA Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA)...

Are you too busy to innovate?

Are you too busy to innovate?

24-05-2017

Innovation can be defined simply as a "new idea, device or method". However, innovation is often also viewed as the application of better solutions that meet new requirements, unarticulated needs, or existing market needs.This is accomplished through more-effective products, processes, services, technologies, or business models that are readily available to markets, governments and society. The term "innovation" can be defined as something original and more effective and, as a consequence, new, that "breaks into" the market or society. It is related to, but not the same as, invention. Innovation is often manifested via the engineering process... (wikipedia)

Partnership Enables Security Marker Printed Direct on to Packs

Partnership Enables Security Marker Printed Direct on to Packs

19-05-2017

AR Packaging, based in Lund Sweden, has developed a process it is calling FUTECO, to print copy resistant and random security markers combined with inline variable QR codes directly onto the packaging. It is forming a new partnership with Cypheme, based in Paris, France to develop the commercial potential of the technology...