The Toolbox: Active and Intelligent Packaging

 

 

zappar

Augmented Reality Packaging
www.zappar.com

Zappar makes augmented reality and virtual reality experiences for the world’s biggest brands. With Zappar, you can turn almost anything (print, point of sale , product, packaging, place) into an interactive delivery channel serving video, animation, games, competitions, additional information, data capture mechanics, social shares and more.
 

trx

Broadly Applicable
www.verinetics.com

TraxSecur protects brands’ equity while creating opportunities to drive sales. The TraxSecur is a printable security feature that combines overt and covert security features to deter and detect frauds. It is also a tool to engage consumers in a broader authentication network that requires only unmodified mobile phone cameras.

 

watermark
Digital Watermark
www.inlandpackaging.com

Digital watermarks are barcodes embedded within the graphics of the label or package so it is invisible to the naked eye. The code is repeated across the label or package so it can be scanned anywhere with a simple app to access customized, dynamic content including product security.

 

sensors

Packaging Sensors
www.mmaazz.org

The ShockQC pinpoints packaging damage in a matter of seconds. A smart sensor designed as an exact replica of the container is deployed in production to intelligently measure its experience during processing. The smart in-line sensor tool also shortens the packaging design cycle providing accurate design testing and design cycle agility.
 

rd

Hydranome
www.rdleverage.com

This functional and flexible water bottle lets the user know how much water they drink daily and whether it’s enough with the use of an intuitive interactive dial on the cap.

 

quadpack

Auto-loading Dropper
www.quadpack.com

The Tata Harper’s Beautifying Face Oil is contained in a 30 mL auto-loading dropper for precision dosage. Twisting the cap open automatically charges the correct dose of 0.5 mL. Clicking the push button then dispenses the formula onto the local area, making each drop used.

 

gym

Brand Protection
Linkz-im.com

This brand protection allows for companies that sell high-end products, cosmetics or nutraceutical products to give each item a unique fingerprint. The marks can be clearly visible or not and can be used to enforce distribution channels, trace the product through the supply chain and engage with customers directly via the product.

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Katie Gravely

Katie Gravely is the associate editor for BXP magazine.

Katie comes to BXP Magazine with a background in print and online media. She covers trends and news for the magazine. She can be reached at katie.gravely@stmediagroup.com or on Twitter @Katiemgravely.