31 Jul '16, 3pm

Let your product do the talking: the rise of smart labels

Let your product do the talking: the rise of smart labels

Smart labels tell a product’s origin story, right down to where it can be laid to rest responsibly. Software maps supply-chain journeys automatically, reducing the potential for counterfeit. Invisible, digital ink that validates provenance. Just a few years ago, technologies such as these were the realm of science fiction. Now, they’re making their way into the real world. Within the next three years, for example, more than 10 billion apparel and footwear products will carry tags that can be used to communicate information such as the materials in them, where they were produced and how they can be recycled or passed along. They’ll look similar to existing labels. Consumers will use their smartphones, tablet computers or other mobile devices to retrieve the data that the manufacturer has chosen to disclose. It doesn’t disrupt what manufacturers are already doing. This break...

Full article: https://www.greenbiz.com/article/let-your-product-do-talk...

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