Smartrac (Amsterdam, The Netherlands) announced the appointment of Dinesh Dhamija as chief technology officer and member of the management board. With this new position, the RFID and IoT solutions provider reflects the growing importance of technology and innovation for its continued success.
Optomec (Albuqerque, New Mexico), a leading global supplier of production grade additive manufacturing systems for 3D printed metals and 3D printed electronics, recently announced it signed a distribution agreement with Tesscorn Nano Science, Inc. to expand sales of its solutions into India. Tesscorn is a leading distributor of integrated products, services, and support to the research and development community in India including defence, aerospace, automotive, military forces and universities.
In the last few years several brands have experimented with NFC enabled smart packaging, but these trials have primarily been in low volume marketing campaigns. A significant reduction in cost is required to progress to high volume, mass market roll out.