News (Conference and Exhibition)

 
The Robust RFID-Label (photo: Schreiner Group)

Schreiner MediPharm to showcase new robust RFID pharma label and secure supply chain solutions

“Connectivity” and “Integrity of the Supply Chain” are two hot topics of the pharmaceutical industry to be addressed by Schreiner MediPharm at this year’s Pharmapack in Paris. On 5 and 6 February, in Hall 7.2 at Booth D46, the pharma label specialist will present a special product innovation: a Robust RFID-Label delivering reliable end-to-end functionality from production to final use.

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Lesley Rohrbaugh, CTA’s director of research, presents tech trends to watch (photo: CES)

CES 2020 opened with innovations that could change the world

CES 2020 opened on 7 January unveiling the next generation of innovation that is expected to redefine industries, create jobs and solve many of society’s challenges. With more than 4400 exhibiting companies, including 1200 start-ups, CES 2020 featured the latest transformative technologies, including 5G, artificial intelligence, vehicle technology, digital health and more.

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C-touch tags offer advantages compared to standard RFID or NFC solutions (photo: imec)

Imec, TNO and Cartamundi develop flexible tags that communicate with standard touchscreens

Imec, a leading research and innovation hub in nanoelectronics and digital technologies, TNO, and Cartamundi announced that they have developed a flexible capacitive identification tag that communicates with standard touch screens (C-touch). C-touch tags can be integrated in a wide range of paper and plastic based objects such as tickets, certified documents, and payment cards, realising smart products. The connection to the internet is established simply by placing the tagged object on the touchscreen or vice-versa. The results, developed in the framework of Holst Centre, an open innovation initiative by imec and TNO, were published in this week’s Nature Electronics.

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Event diary

24-26
March

LOPEC 2020

Location: Munich Trade Fair Centre, Germany
Organisers: Messe München, OE-A

www.lopec.com