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 ....
Software used to encode NFC tags. Related Encoder Software
Minimum Order Quantity (MOQ)
The smallest quantity of product that has to be purchased per order. Related
Direct Transfer Printing
A print technology that directly heats the substrate. Often used for card printing.
Computer software that is run on a hardware device to control the hardware; sometimes can be upgraded by the user....
A virtual line on a printed product indicating the maximum printable area prior to die cutting.
A print methodology based on relief plates; as opposed to . Related Wikipedia – Flexographic Printing
A virtual line on a printed product indicating the approximate location of a die cut after printing.
A description of the physical format of tags. Formats include roll, sheet, or individually cut.
An electronic device that can start the communication with either a tag or another device.
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
An identity, or ID for short, is a that uniquely represents an item within a set of related items. IDs...
Bulk data describes when the same data is encoded on every tag. Bulk data is in contrast to .
A process to duplicate a physical tag so it appears the same to software.
Correlated Tag Encoding
An NFC encoding method that matches variable printed data on a physical tag to the data encoded to the NFC...
Application Programming Interface (API)
A connection point to an online system used by remote clients
A Bluetooth based tag technology; often refers to Apple’s iBeacon. Related iBeacon – Wikipedia