19 May 2023
How Can Smart Packaging Best Add Value?
What is packaging for? From its initial purpose of simply protecting the product to driving sales via consumer engagement, the role of packaging has substantially evolved. Smart/intelligent packaging continues this trend towards greater functionality, employing sensors, printed electronics, and wireless communication to add value in novel ways.
19 May 2023
Smart Packaging Industry Overview
Innovation roadmap for the smart packaging industry.
9 Mar 2023
Avery Dennison (atma.io)
atma.io is a digital product cloud service from Avery Dennison, a global leader in labels and packaging.
13 Oct 2022
PragmatIC is a UK-based company developing flexible integrated circuits on polymer substrates. It has received a total of ~US$150 million in funding and is focused on scaling up its technology, which is already commercially available at a low cost.
23 Mar 2022
PragmatIC Semiconductor Unveils Plans for New UK Site
PragmatIC Semiconductor is proud to unveil PragmatIC Park, Durham, UK as the site for installation of its second FlexLogIC fabrication line producing ultra-low-cost flexible integrated circuits.
15 Mar 2022
Project to Digitise Reusable Packaging
The project code-named TRACE (Technology-enabled Reusable Assets for a Circular Economy) will use PragmatIC's ultra-low-cost NFC technology to give reusable containers unique digital identities so that the packages can be efficiently and effectively returned and reused.
2 Feb 2022
Avery Dennison Acquires TexTrace, an Innovator in Integrated RFID
Avery Dennison Corporation has acquired TexTrace AG, a technology developer that specializes in custom-made woven and knitted RFID products which can be sewn onto or inserted into garments.
24 Jan 2022
Amcor Announces Strategic Investment in PragmatIC Semiconductor
The companies will work together to explore ways to integrate FlexICs into Amcor's portfolio of sustainable packaging solutions
7 Dec 2021
Avery Dennison are a major supplier of labels, RFID tags, along with industrial/healthcare materials. IDTechEx interviewed Jeremy Schenof, VP Strategy at Avery Dennison in Nov. 2021, discussing the firm's recent RFID activities and prospects after COVID-19.
24 Nov 2021
Impinj is a well-established RFID chip, reader IC, reader, gateway, and software supplier. Andy Cobb, Impinj's vice president of strategic finance, spoke with IDTechEx about the company's recent RFID activities.
3 Nov 2021
PragmatIC Semiconductor Appointment to Board of Directors
PragmatIC Semiconductor announces that Birger Steen has joined its Board of Directors. Birger is Board Chair of multiple technology businesses including Internet of Things pioneer and global Bluetooth LE market leader Nordic Semiconductor ASA, business network innovator Pagero AB, and German care technology leader myneva GmbH.
19 Oct 2021
PragmatIC Semiconductor Secures $80 Million Funding
PragmatIC Semiconductor has secured $80 million of Series C funding. This scale-up investment will be used to build a second FlexLogIC fab in the North East of England, to meet the growing demand for ultra-low-cost flexible integrated circuits for the Internet of Everything.
17 Sep 2021
Ynvisible and PragmatIC Partner to Deliver Flexible Display Modules
Ynvisible Interactive Inc and PragmatIC Semiconductor have entered into non-binding Technology Partnership and Supply Agreement, for a period of 3 years for services and deliverables of up to 2 Million US dollars, focused on fully integrated flexible display modules.