EU Digital Product Passport – How to Get Started

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Internet of Products

The EU Green Deal and the Circular Economy Action Plan (CEAP) have gathered considerable momentum in the first quarter of 2022 with ambitious goals to head towards carbon neutrality across the region by 2050. As part of this critical mission, the Sustainable Product Regulation was announced by the European Commission and has been followed up […]

The Grey Market – Traceability & Finding Leaks in your Supply Chain

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Internet of Products, Others

With so many news reports emerging on critical supplies leaking during the pandemic such as vaccine doses, lifesaving drugs and medical devices ending up in the hands of profiteers and black marketers, our attention has been brought back to the kind of solutions we need to have to tackle these issues in the future. The […]

Why This May be the Opportune Moment for Brands to start Product Digitization

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Connected Packaging, Internet of Products

In the recent weeks, we’ve had some really interesting conversations with brands, consulting companies working on behalf of consumer goods companies, brands and manufacturers around their interest in implementing solutions which require some level of product digitization. These discussions have revolved around using “connected product” technology to address counterfeiting issues, enabling authentication to build trust […]

How IoT & Connected Smart Products Can Play A Role in Facilitating Omni-Channel Retail Experience

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Internet of Products, Internet of Things (IOT), Retail Technology

What was the last thing you bought online? Why didn’t you go to a store to buy it? Was it for the vast number of items you could scroll through before making a choice or the recommendations that the website or app pulled up for you, remembering your choices and interests from a previous visit, […]

How ‘Connected’ Consumer Products Could Help Reduce Food Waste in the Near Future

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Internet of Products, Retail Technology

Approximately 1.3 billion tonnes or one-third of the food produced in the world for human consumption gets wasted every year, amounting to a loss of roughly $680 billion in industrialized countries. More than 40% of this waste and loss occurs at the retail and consumer level. There are a multitude of ways to tackle this […]

Reimagining Smart Cities with the Arrival of Smart Connected Consumer Products

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Internet of Products

Here is an infographic showing “How a Smart City of the future could function with the advent of Smart Connected Products.” We are fast moving towards a future where cities will feature hundreds and thousands of smart connected objects, talking to each other, exchanging and producing meaningful data and insights, basically reshaping the urban landscape […]

Future-proofing Clinical Trials Management with Digital Labels & Smart Packaging

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Internet of Products

Growing at a CAGR of 5.7%, the global clinical trials industry is set to be worth $65.2 billion by 2025 as per Grand View Research, Inc. Under the constant stress of a myriad of challenges like complex research designs, stringent and ever-changing regulations, greater demands for consumer transparency, packaging and printing as well as R&D […]

IoT Digital Twins in the Consumer Retail Industry

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Internet of Products, Internet of Things (IOT)

With the rise of connected systems and devices, all businesses are undergoing a transformation. This fourth industrial revolution underlined by a combination of digital and physical systems as well as IoT, is playing a key role in this regard & generating data to bring down the marginal cost of delivering goods & services in a […]

IoT for Consumer Retail – List of Top Companies & Solutions

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Internet of Products, Internet of Things (IOT)

We’ve compiled a list some of the most prominent companies providing IoT solutions to consumer retailer brands.  Let’s take a look:  1. Qliktag Qliktag IoT Connected Smart Products Platform allows brands and manufactures to assign a QLIKTAG or internet identifier to everyday consumer products and allows them to participate in the Internet of Things.  Enabling […]

Smart Products and Smart Packaging Infographic

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Internet of Products

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Features of IoT Connected Smart Products & Packaging

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Internet of Products, Internet of Things (IOT), Product Information Management

Think back to the last product you consumed! Maybe it was a pack of orange juice or a loaf of bread. What did you do when it reached its shelf life? You probably read some of the information it was able to hold and then tossed it into the bin. Traditional packaging for products have […]

How Brands Implement IoT Enabled Digital Product Warranty

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Internet of Products, Internet of Things (IOT)

Traditional warranty management techniques are progressively moving over the internet. With smart products emerging in all industry sectors, digital product warranty activation is the way to move forward for brands. By allowing end customers to digitally activate their product warranty through web or mobile based applications, brands can enable other product-related business opportunities like ownership […]