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
Computer software that is run on a hardware device to control the hardware; sometimes can be upgraded by the user....
Direct Transfer Printing
A print technology that directly heats the substrate. Often used for card printing.
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
Food Safe Tags
The use of materials which comply with USA FDA 21 CFR and EU food regulations for the safe use on...
A virtual line on a printed product indicating the approximate location of a die cut after printing.
Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene (ABS)
A hard, durable plastic material used to make durable NFC tags. Other Resources Acrylonitrile Butadiene Styrene – Wikipedia
Advanced Card Systems (ACS)
Manufacturer of NFC reader and writer hardware Related ACS Website
Correlated Tag Encoding
An NFC encoding method that matches variable printed data on a physical tag to the data encoded to the NFC...
A layout of tags on a roll when there is only one tag along the width of the roll.
Microsoft .NET programming language and framework.
An electronic device that can start the communication with either a tag or another device.
Full Bleed Printing
In printing, when the artwork covers the entire surface and edges of a product without an unprinted border at the...
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.