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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

How Connected Technology Breathes Life into Brick and Mortar Retail

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Internet of Things (IOT), Retail Technology

Brick and mortar retail is not dead nor dying. There are some things we love about brick and mortar retail outlets which online retail cannot compensate for. Using our senses to make decisions and being able to touch, smell, see and experience products cannot be replicated online. However, the brick and mortar retail experience could […]

Smart Products and Smart Packaging Infographic

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Internet of Products

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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 […]

How Smart Products are Shaping Today’s Consumer Retail

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Internet of Products, Internet of Things (IOT)

Automation, smarter systems, and processes are emerging in almost all aspects of CPG retail. With consumer retail technology undergoing dynamic shifts to the digital, everyday objects are turning into smart objects. A Smart Product is a product that maintains information about itself and the context to enable new digital processes and capabilities. Everyday products can […]

How IoT Can Help Logistics Companies Mitigate Millions of Dollars in Spoilage & Waste

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Internet of Things (IOT)

The entire global supply chain is evolving rapidly with regards to technology. Gartner forecasts that over 20.4 billion connected things will be in use worldwide by 2020. Moreover, Gartner further predicts that more than half of major new business processes will incorporate some element of IoT. Supply chain ecosystems are one of the biggest beneficiaries […]

Going Digital with Product User Content & Instruction Manuals

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Retail Technology

User instructions & product documents are an essential component of many categories of consumer products. You bring home a new product, maybe a TV, Printer, a bed or even a frozen food product. Think of the amount of content that accompanies these products including the in-box documents. Bundles of paper and tiny typeface instructions accompanying […]

Internet of Things’ Role in Recycling & Smarter Waste Management

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Internet of Products, Internet of Things (IOT)

Every day, more and more devices are being connected to the Internet. According to Statista, the global internet of things market is projected to be valued at more than 1.7 trillion US dollars by 2019, with the global connected devices forecast to reach 20.35 billion the same year. Moreover, Navigant Research projects the global smart […]