Like in other industrial sectors, miniaturization is a hot topic in the automotive industry. Automotive suppliers are challenged to master the balancing act between increasingly smaller assembly spaces and rising performance requirements. The film-based marking solutions and functional assembly components from Schreiner ProTech assist them in reducing weight while making efficient use of specified dimensions. The self-adhesive products are suitable for fully automatic application, which, as an added benefit, makes it easier to integrate them into the manufacturing process.
Recall, a global vendor in document storage, secure document destruction, digital document management and data protection announced that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office granted a patent for the company’s Data Protection Services (DPS) asset management process powered by RFID. The patented solution leverages Recall’s experience and expertise in RFID technology to deliver security protection for a business’s most valued information assets.
Smart cards can be classified based on the basis of the interface into contact, contactless and hybrid smart cards. Mostly they are used in a wide range of applications and branches such as in transportation, telecommunication, government ID, in healthcare and in the financial sector. According to an annual market study on global smart card shipments conducted by Eurosmart the market continues to grow. Eurosmart reported that seven billion smart cards will ship globally in 2012. Eurosmart has forecast that over 7.665 billion smart cards will ship in 2013 – 8% growth over 2011. Enough reason for PAV and RFID ready to start a survey for readers of the online issues.
Smartrac, a developer, manufacturer and supplier of RFID transponders and inlays, has announced that its BullsEye NFC tags were used in an innovative, NFC-enabled marketing campaign designed by Aquabit Spirals and Morinaga. The promotion, executed in August 2013 at the confectioner’s Diver City Tokyo Plaza shop, strongly demonstrates the effectiveness and benefits to use NFC-technology for enhanced and sustainable customer engagement and customer loyalty.