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Is "smart packaging" just a dumb idea?
Just to be clear, there’s “dumb” packaging (just a box, no matter how pretty the graphics), “self-aware” packaging (with Electronic Article Surveillance/EAS tags), and “smart” packaging (with RFID tags).
Oct 29th, 2009
Carton design lures buyers
Communicative descriptors and color schemes on cartons help Ansell Healthcare Products introduce its LifeStyles condoms.
Jan 8th, 2009
RFID test centers
It became apparent some years ago that RFID implementation efforts could be aided by facilities where companies could conduct RFID tests, perhaps under real-world type conditions. Thus was born the RFID Labs or Test Centers that have since sprung up throughout the country, a sampler list of which appears below. A more complete, updated version of more than 15 test labs is available online (see www.packworld.com/view-23573). If we have missed any, please e-mail me at email@example.com and we’ll
Transmitted by Rick Lingle
Aug 9th, 2007
Coding, printing & labeling
Directory of RFID test centers
A directory of more than 25 RFID Test Labs and Centers throughout the United States.
Rick LingleTechnical and RFID Editor
Jul 9th, 2007
Coleman confirms tags on-line
The Coleman Company uses an inline system with sensors, antenna portal, and a ‘smart’ reader equipped with a special input/output device to confirm tag viability.
Jun 30th, 2005
Package security--action replaces talk
Drug firms start RFID tagging, and anti-counterfeiting tactics expand as packagers get more aggressive to protect brands.
James W. Peters
May 31st, 2005
Dual Tag EAS Anti-Theft Tags
Attention: Packaging Designers / EngineersAre you applying both AM & RF anti-theft tags?Have you been asked to apply both tags?Universal Source tagging solution.
Feb 28th, 2005
Baseball collector cards in new 'vault'
Topps continues to broaden market for collector cards with retail packs now selling for up to $30. New packaging virtually eliminates shoplifting.
Feb 28th, 2005
Sensormatic: High-speed RFID labeling
ADT’s new RFID automatic label applicator, the Sensormatic Quadrel T Series, applies as many as 100 labels/min.
Jan 31st, 2005