Technical terms used in Connected Things
A description of the materials on the top layer of an NFC tag.
The range of frequencies that light (photons) can exist; includes visible, x-ray, radio (RF) gamma. Related Wikipedia – Electromagnetic Spectrum
A print methodology in which the artwork is rendered digitally for each product to be printed as opposed to ....
Direct Transfer Printing
A print technology that directly heats the substrate. Often used for card printing.
Minimum Order Quantity (MOQ)
The smallest quantity of product that has to be purchased per order. Related
A description of the physical format of tags. Formats include roll, sheet, or individually cut.
Label Die Cut
A label that has been individually cut out along its liner.
An identity, or ID for short, is a that uniquely represents an item within a set of related items. IDs...
A virtual line on a printed product indicating the approximate location of a die cut after printing.
A virtual line on a printed product indicating the maximum printable area prior to die cutting.
A process to duplicate a physical tag so it appears the same to software.
A material often used for NFC antennas.
Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene (ABS)
A hard, durable plastic material used to make durable NFC tags. Other Resources Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene – Wikipedia
NFC Inlay with a transparent PET layer used as the substrate. Related
Application Programming Interface (API)
A connection point to an online system used by remote clients
Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE)
A hardware transmitter that broadcasts to nearby devices.
A Bluetooth based tag technology; often refers to Apple’s iBeacon. Related iBeacon – Wikipedia
A computer device which provides simplistic textual input to a computer which emulates typing on a keyboard. Several barcode scanners...
Computer software that is run on a hardware device to control the hardware; sometimes can be upgraded by the user....
Food Safe Tags
The use of materials which comply with USA FDA 21 CFR and EU food regulations for the safe use on...