SMARTRAC Newsletter

01 July 2020

How touchless technologies can help businesses adjust to the “new normal"

The retail and supply chain sectors face the challenges digital transformation poses, and COVID-19 has increased the pressure. In this article we look at how RFID-based touchless technologies offer opportunities – from automated supply chain scanning to touchless retail experiences.

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01 July 2020

COVID-19 test kits: When authenticity is king, NFC plus blockchain is the way to go

For COVID-19 control and reliable testing, authentic testing kits and personal protective equipment (PPE) are truly vital. Together with blockchain startup SUKU, Smartrac developed a digital verification solution to securely authenticate healthcare equipment and provide supply chain transparency.

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01 July 2020

A wider choice for higher security product authentication

Smartrac launched its NFC Pro series to empower brands and retailers to beat counterfeiting and deliver customer experiences with more security - made possible through “one-time password” authentication. The new Circus™ Tamper Loop Pro inlays and tags combine these capabilities with “digital seal” tamper detection, and introduce a new IC option.

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01 July 2020

Hot news for cold chain applications: Temperature logging gets robust

When temperature-sensitive goods get treated roughly in supply chain environments, temperature loggers and sensors face a challenge they often can’t meet. Maxdura® Thermologger, Smartrac’s new high accuracy semi-active UHF RFID temperature logger can, opening new possibilities for cold chain applications in food, pharma and other segments.

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01 July 2020

Get your business ready for take-off: RFID in aviation

COVID-19 has largely grounded the aviation industry. Yet, this is the time to plan ahead and get prepared for the industry’s future take-off. A webinar held by Avery Dennison and its partner SICK, a leading provider of automatic identification solutions, debunks myths and shows how RFID brings many benefits to the aviation industry.

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26 June 2020

Why touchless technologies add a touch of strength to healthcare

COVID-19 is highlighting the importance of a reliable and high-performing healthcare system. Whether it’s tools, pharmaceuticals or personal protective equipment (PPE) – having sufficient, reliable and safe supplies is truly vital for staff and patients alike, even more so during these challenging times. RFID enables visibility of every tagged item in the healthcare and pharmaceutical supply chain, virtually anytime and anywhere.

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08 June 2020

Passive RFID: Market Trends and New Market Opportunities for Systems Integrators

The adoption of RFID technology is accelerating in many sectors. Retail, and particularly apparel, has received a lot of attention in the media, but the use of RFID is expanding in many other industries. Find out how the RFID market is evolving, where the biggest market opportunities are and how systems integrators can seize those opportunities.

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28 May 2020

The Future of Frictionless Food

Frictionless grocery shopping isn’t “the future” anymore. It’s happening right now, as grocers, convenience stores, and upstart brands deploy it in the fight for stomach share.

In this report, we uncover true insights about the latest changes in the food industry — in a world where COVID-19 has suddenly made digitally enabled shopping not just a convenience, but a life-saver.

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23 May 2020

The end of queues?

We’ve seen major retailers shut their doors, whilst stores that stock the essentials are implementing drastic measures to keep the public safe. Queues however, could still be a hotbed for the spreading of COVID-19… Are ‘Scan and Go’ platforms an effective — and potentially permanent — solution?

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14 May 2020

Apparel Industry Innovators Launch Digital Sustainability Initiative to Shape the Future of Sustainable Fashion

Avery Dennison joins forces with The R Collective and EVRYTHNG to digitize The R Collective’s upcycled Denim Reimagined collection, supported by Levi’s®, to minimize jeans’ climate impact and lead with sustainability in consumer care. (VOGUE Business)

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