Avery Dennison Corporation (Glendale, California) and supply chain transparency provider SUKU (Los Gatos, California) recently launched a new collaboration with the Boisset Collection, one of the world’s leading family-owned fine wine companies. By leveraging Avery Dennison's and SUKU's NFC (Near-Field Communication)-enabled tagging solution within the wine label itself, wine connoisseurs can simply tap their smartphone on the label to find out more about the wine, including exclusive content, stories, videos, origin, tasting notes, and a personalised message from creator Jean-Charles Boisset (JCB).
Diabetes patients depending on lifelong insulin treatment have to administer the vital medication to themselves using insulin pumps, syringes or pens. Ypsomed offers UnoPen, a disposable pen with variable dose setting, for this and other multidose therapies. Schreiner MediPharm has developed an NFC-Label for this injection aid that serves as a communication interface between the injector and the SmartPilot—an electronic pen add-on. The resulting smart device interactively supports patients in using the pen and helps them adhere to their therapy plans.
Identiv, Inc. (Fremont, California), a leader in digital identification and security, recently announced the addition of Leigh Dow as Vice President of Marketing. Dow’s appointment to this newly created role is part of the company’s ongoing transformation to become the leading provider of security and identity solutions that make the world safer and smarter. She reports directly to Identiv’s CEO Steven Humphreys.