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Get ready for the INVISIBLE RFID tag!13-11-2018
AsahiKasei will make their second appearance at the AIPIA Congress this year having created quite a stir with their ground breaking printing technology ideas for printed electronics last time. This year promises to be just as exciting with the introduction of a sub-micron rol lto roll (R2R) technique to acheive an ‘ínvisible’ RFID tag.
Luxury cognac uses NFC chip to connect with consumers10-01-2019
As announced at the AIPIA Congress in Amsterdam, Rémy Cointreau is to integrate an NFC chip technology, supplied by some of the Association’s leading members, NXP Semiconductors and Selinko, into the cork stopper of all the decanters produced for its Louis XIII luxury cognac brand. This enables buyers to register their purchase and become a member of the Louis XIII Society, a private club where members can enjoy exclusive content, unique experiences and personalized services through their smartphones.
Ultra low cost RFID inlays now possible with new machine10-01-2019
PragmatIC recently announced a strategic collaboration with Smooth & Sharp Corporation (S&S), a supplier of RFID inlays and manufacturing tools, which will accelerate the adoption of PragmatIC’s flexible integrated circuits (FlexICs).
AIPIA and BXP to launch special magazine19-12-2018
BXP, in conjunction with AIPIA, are offering a special edition issue, which will be the industry’s leading guide for the latest trends and solutions focused around Active & Intelligent Packaging. Beautifully designed, this edition will be an excellent resource for packaging and branding professionals to reference year-round.
And now – the Internet of Beauty!13-11-2018
Albéa, on of the world's top cosmetic packaging wholesalers and manufacturers of packaging and beauty solutions has launched the Internet of Beauty (IoB), an innovative connected packaging project developed by a cross-functional team of marketing, design, IT and packaging engineering experts. In addition, The Internet of Beauty was built in partnership with key players from the beauty industry as it opens news opportunities for brands to interact with consumers, says the company.
Label shows how to chill out with red wine10-01-2019
We may all be shivering in the cold in the northern hemisphere, but it is always summer somewhere on the planet. Australian based Taylors Wines is featuring touch-activated sensors and temperature guides on its packaging as part of the 2018/19 summer ‘Taylor the Temperature’ campaign, which encourages consumers to chill their red wine before serving, according to a report in PKN.
Top quality wines protected by ‘brittle’ tag10-01-2019
Toppan Printing has developed the Cachet-Tag™—an NFC1 tag designed to ensure that removal breaks the antenna circuit and makes reading impossible. It has been selected for use on all Grand Cru wines produced by Domaine Ponsot, a top quality wine producer based in Burgundy, France. Shipments of products using Cachet-Tag commenced in October 2018.
One quarter of alcohol consumed in many emerging markets is illicit10-01-2019
If you needed to sober up after all the seasonal merriment a new White Paper from Euromonitor, which provides strategic market research, says illicit alcohol accounts for 25.8% of consumption in 24 countries studied in three regions: Africa, Latin America and Eastern Europe (including Russia).