Technical terms used in Connected Things
NFC Inlay with a transparent PET layer used as the substrate.
A virtual line on a printed product indicating the maximum printable area prior to die cutting.
Bulk data describes when data does not change for each item. Bulk data is in contrast to .
A description of the physical format of tags. Formats include roll, sheet, or individually cut.
Direct Transfer Printing
A print technology that directly heats the substrate. Often used for card printing.
Label Die Cut
A label that has been individually cut out along its liner.
Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene (ABS)
A hard, durable plastic material used to make durable NFC tags. Other Resources Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene – Wikipedia
A layout of tags on a roll when there is only one tag along the width of the roll.
Advanced Card Systems (ACS)
Manufacturer of NFC hardware.
Correlated Tag Encoding
An NFC encoding method that matches variable printed data on a physical tag to the data encoded to the NFC...
A process to duplicate a physical tag so it appears the same to software.
Color model that consists of Cyan, Magenta, Yellow and Key (Black). Other Resources CMYK Color Model – Wikipedia
A material often used for NFC antennas.
Microsoft .NET programming language and framework.
A tag that is not readable by a device. Related
A virtual line on a printed product indicating the approximate location of a die cut after printing.
Application Programming Interface (API)
A connection point to an online system used by remote clients
What happens on the device when a tag is interacted with.
An identity, or ID for short, is a that uniquely represents an item within a set of related items. IDs...
An electronic device that can start the communication with either a tag or another device.