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