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Crypto Stamps for Germany

Royal Joh Enschedé, an Authentix company, has unveiled its first crypto stamp produced for Deutsche Post, the postal organisation of Germany.

Technical Features - November 24, 2023 midnight

Robots That See Like Insects

Researchers at the University of Hong Kong have developed a rubber-like colour-changing system called Morphable Concavity Array (MoCA), with the potential to bestow robots with compound vision, similar to an insect.

Technical Features - November 24, 2023 midnight

Sustainable Colour for a Sustainable Authentication Industry

Authentication and anti-counterfeit technologies rely heavily on inks and surfaces that produce colour, sending visual signals to the viewer to help differentiate between real and fake products. But in a world where toxin additives in manufacturing processes are becoming increasingly unacceptable, we take a look at two companies that are developing a new generation of sustainable colour.

Technical Features - November 24, 2023 midnight

Bosch Launches Origify Fingerprinting Technology for Products

German multinational engineering and technology company Bosch has entered the brand protection arena with Origify, a solution that optically captures a product’s unique ‘fingerprint’ in order to authenticate and trace it through the supply chain.

Technical Features - October 31, 2023 midnight

TOPPAN Showcases Smart NFC Packaging Solutions

During the recent Luxe Pack Monaco trade show for creative packaging, TOPPAN showcased a range of NFC solutions, including its new NFC tag for contactless detection of the volume of liquid inside a container, targeting the cosmetics, medical, pharmaceutical, and liquor industries.

Companies - October 31, 2023 midnight

Koenig & Bauer Steps into Digital Authentication

Koenig & Bauer Banknotes Solutions (KBBS) is forging ahead with its agenda to create physical-digital technology bridges with the announcement of two new partnerships linked to digital authentication.

Security Printing - September 29, 2023 midnight

Opportunities in Smart Packaging

Smart packaging is a term that means different things to different communities, and this article aims to take a wider look at trends in smart packaging and consider some of the potential implications for authentication and brand protection.

Events - September 29, 2023 midnight

Nike Joins Surge in NFC Tags on Sneakers

Nike is conducting a pilot programme with AntChain for a new sneaker featuring an NFC chip. The programme enables consumers to access product origin information by tapping their smartphone against an NFC chip on the sneaker.

Technical Features - August 30, 2023 midnight