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Google Patent Points Way to new VR Packs

Google Patent Points Way to new VR Packs

27-03-2017

A recently published Google’s patent application describes an ‘Integrated mobile device packaging and virtual reality headset’. The concept is to provide a ‘relatively low cost’ VR headset solution by shipping the smartphone in packaging that doubles as a VR viewer, according to a recent article in Road to VR...

It’s Time to Have Your Say at AIPIA World Congress

It’s Time to Have Your Say at AIPIA World Congress

27-03-2017

The AIPIA Congress and Hackathon will take place on 2/3 November 2017 in the Beurs van Berlage in the heart of Amsterdam. We are now beginning the process of building the program for this exciting and hugely popular event. So we now ask for expressions of interest from those companies and persons who would like to be considered as a speaker...

Tread Label Track Tyres Better

Tread Label Track Tyres Better

27-03-2017

Netherlands-based technology company Ferm RFID Solutions is releasing an upgraded version of an adhesive tread label for tyre producers. It serves as a universal ultrahigh-frequency (UHF) RFID tag with a read range of approximately 8m (26ft) that can be read in bulk, even in environments such as stacked tyres on metal racks...

Celebrating St Patrick’s Day – the Jameson way

Celebrating St Patrick’s Day – the Jameson way

27-03-2017

St. Patrick’s Day is a very special occasion for the Irish. For 2017, Jameson, one of the top Irish whiskey brands owned by Pernod Ricard, celebrated by commissioning local artist Steve McCarthy to create a piece of original label art for its Limited Edition Bottle. But this year Jameson took this creativity a step further by introducing the brand’s first ‘connected’ bottle...

For Healthier Food Choices Just Tap the APP!

For Healthier Food Choices Just Tap the APP!

27-03-2017

Consensus Action on Salt & Health (CASH), a healthier diet pressure group, in collaboration The George Institute of Global Health (TGI) and other leading UK nutrition experts have launched a free and simple to use app for Smartphone called FoodSwitch to help you find out what’s in the food you’re eating. So you can decide to explore and switch to more healthy options...

Smart medical pack improves compliance and patient experience

Smart medical pack improves compliance and patient experience

15-03-2017

Instruction leaflets are confusing at the best of times. But they could be a matter of life and death if you’ve just been diagnosed with a chronic disease and suddenly need to learn fast how to inject yourself with vital medication...

Light Blocking Label Film Extends Shelf Life

Light Blocking Label Film Extends Shelf Life

15-03-2017

Klöckner Pentaplast has developed the Pentalabel® eklipse™, a shrink label film which offers maximum light blocking properties into the film process and satisfies a market need for films that are cost-effective, process efficient and improve light barrier characteristics, it claims...

Bags of Flavour!

Bags of Flavour!

15-03-2017

An ovenable cooking bag, which uses herbs and spices to flavour the food while cooking, is the latest product from food packaging manufacturer Sirane. Bags of Ideas – a new campaign showcasing the company’s cooking bag solutions –features an addition to its BBQ/oven cooking bag using...