Bridging the gap between online and offline communications, and available to all smartphone users, Antalis is offering PowerCoat® Alive by Arjowiggins in its print portfolio.

The day when you can pop into your local supermarket armed with your near field communications (NFC) enabled smart phone to make purchases based on your own personal data is coming one step closer to reality. The Centre for Process Innovation (CPI) is leading a specialist consortium creating a world class UK manufacturing supply chain that will enable the widespread adoption of packaging incorporating NFC based technology.

AIPIA, a worldwide association promoting high tech packaging solutions, has announced that its member Thin Film Electronics, in conjunction with global drinks company Diageo, has launched a fully printed Near Field Communication (NFC) sensor tag known as OpenSense, designed for use on bottles to authenticate the contents or to indicate if its seal has been broken.

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