Smartrac and Compass jointly create new customer experience

Smartrac Technology Group, a global RFID and Internet of Things (IoT) specialist, and Compass Marketing, a solutions provider for the CPG industry, are jointly supporting “Modern Retail Collective”. This is a store developed by McKinsey and Company, and Mall of America.

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Shuttl smooths automated customer on-boarding and ticket authentication with Chirp

Overview Founded in April 2015, Shuttl is a technology-enabled, seat-based bus mobility solution. It aims to solve unsustainable levels of pollution and congestion in India’s cities by shifting people away from cars and towards buses for their daily commuting needs.

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Sigfox awards SGS laboratory certification at test labs in China, Finland and Taiwan

Internet of Things (IoT) services provider, Sigfox has awarded SGS ‘Accredited Test Lab’ (ATL) status for its testing and certification facilities in Shenzhen (China), New Taipei City (Taiwan) and Espoo (Finland).

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eWater and Eseye making clean water flow

One in nine people, or 783 million people worldwide, don’t have access to clean water. Water systems are continuously installed but

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Campari America taps Thinfilm’s NFC mobile marketing solution to drive eCommerce

Thin Film Electronics ASA, a provider in NFC (near field communication) mobile marketing and smart packaging solutions, announced Campari America as a new customer. Campari America is using Thinfilm’s NFC mobile marketing solution to enable consumers to purchase

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A ‘digital seal’ for a wide range of products: Smartrac introduces Circus Tamper Loop tags

RFID and IoT solutions provider, Smartrac has announced its new Circus Tamper Loop tags specifically designed for tamper detection and authentication via NFC-enabled smartphones.

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NFC mobile ticketing users to reach 375 million users by 2022, despite a slow start

New data from leading fintech analysts, Juniper Research forecasts that the number of mobile users adopting NFC ticketing will exceed 375 million by 2022, up from an estimated 122 million in 2017. While there is rapid growth in NFC ticketing in European markets,

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Cloud-based intelligent packaging solutions enabled by Stora Enso and Microsoft

Stora Enso has joined forces with Microsoft to bring cloud-based intelligent packaging solutions to clients globally. Intelligent Packaging by Stora Enso utilises Microsoft Azure, the leading cloud platform for business digitalisation. The global and scalable cloud platform from Microsoft enables reliable and secure data collection and analytics for clients investing in innovative intelligent packaging solutions.

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NFC-enabled on-screen commerce rolls out at Aix rail station in France this month

On September 28th, ThinkandGo and Mediatransports will unveil the first Connected Screen for information and ticket sales at Aix-en-Provence TGV (high speed train)  station in France.

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CPI-led consortium aims to develop world class NFC packaging capability for the UK

The Centre for Process Innovation (CPI) is a provider of consortium creating a world class UK manufacturing supply chain that will enable the widespread adoption of packaging incorporating Near-field Communication (NFC) based technology.

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Infineon claims world’s smallest plug-and-play NFC security module for smart wearables

From fitness trackers and smart keys to chains, watches or wristbands – smart wearables of all kinds are increasingly including mobile payment functionality. Wearable manufacturers are thus challenged to equip even the smallest of devices with security and NFC technologies.

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Apple and Samsung drive NFC mobile payment users to nearly 150m globally this year

A new study from Juniper Research has found that the number of consumers making contactless payments via their mobile handsets will reach 148 million this year, with Apple and Samsung together accounting for nearly 70% of new customers.

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COMPRION and P3 develop solution to test mobile payment services at point of sale

Mobile payment is starting to revolutionise the way we pay. But, regardless of already existing contactless communication standards such as NFC and EMVCo, payment service providers and terminal vendors are still coping with teething problems.

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What’s going to be on show in Barcelona?

A number of trends will be visible at Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2016. Here Dr Kevin Curran of Ulster University, describes some of the features.

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Are service providers taking fraud and revenue leakage more seriously today?

The most common causes of revenue loss among communication service providers (CSPs) globally are poor processes and procedures. This is one of the conclusions of new fraud and revenue leakage research, conducted for Neural Technologies. So far, so normal, but …

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Six ways NFC is transforming healthcare

Of the many industries using Near Field Communication (NFC) to add convenience, increase efficiency, and automate processes, healthcare is gaining ground. In a recent report, issued by technology analysts Transparency Market Research (TMR), healthcare is one of the fastest growing segments for NFC, representing a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 20.4%.

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