Smart labels and packaging are safely supporting healthcare products for patients and professionals, thereby saving lives.
If technologies for identification, tracking, authentication and improving the customer experience are necessary, other innovations are mandatory—such as eliminating viruses, for example.
Merchants are increasingly using physical cards for payments, as well as a growing number of smartphones equipped with either special chip readers or encoded images.
The Near Field Communication-enabled packaging that PearlCBD employs for its goods helps consumers confirm the authenticity of a lotion or capsule, as well as view its certification data, and learn about what cannabidiols are and how they are used.
Pure Hydration's new intelligent, reusable water bottle employs NFC technology to enable users to track their own filtered water consumption, locate refill stations and access data personalized to their own interests.
The logistics company's study cites smart packaging, based on the Internet of Packaging concept, as one of the three current priorities of businesses.
Business challenges, such as reducing the use of plastic packaging, have motivated the company to invest in technologies to control recycling and engage consumers.
Sensize offers a cellular-based asset-management system using Arm's connectivity and its own Internet of Things sensor and software to provide supermarkets with location data regarding crates used for home delivery in the United Kingdom, as well as companies moving goods in large plastic magnum boxes.
Abbott, Carrefour, Coca-Cola, Nestlé and other firms sought recycling, authenticity and customer-experience solutions at AIPIA World Congress 2019.
The company's new product family features a line of tags and labels known as Inspire, as well as its EcoHanger and EcoInspire products that are aimed at reducing RFID's carbon footprint by eliminating PET layers and making antennas environmentally friendly.