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Thin Film Electronics begins delivery of NFC OpenSense pilot-orders to key customers

The company expects to see NFC-enabled products with Thinfilm’s OpenSense technology to reach market early in 2016

10 Dec 2015 | Editor

Thin Film Electronics (Thinfilm) has announced that the Company has started delivering NFC OpenSense tags to lead customers for conversion and application to bottles and medical devices. The deliveries, which are connected to orders received earlier this year, mark a milestone in the roadmap for the commercial launch of NFC OpenSense and the company's commitment to "smart packaging" solutions for its clients.

According to Thinfilm the company's NFC OpenSense tag deliveries follow several important milestones that has been achieved over the second half of 2015, including:

  • The launch of the Ferngrove "smart wine bottle" – the industry’s first intelligent wine bottle powered by printed electronics – in partnership with G World at Mobile World Congress Shanghai
  • The receipt of a 5-figure unit order for NFC OpenSense tags from Diageo, the world’s largest spirits company
  • The announcement by Ypsomed, a leading global developer and manufacturer of injection systems for self-medication, to incorporate NFC OpenSense into its YpsoMate Smart autoinjector and name Thinfilm as a lead technology partner in its efforts to incorporate intelligence across its product line
  • The launch by Xerox, Thinfilm’s manufacturing scale-up partner, of two new products featuring Thinfilm’s printed memory technology
Davor Sutija, Chief Executive Officer for Thinfilm, said, "The start of deliveries on these pilot orders is a significant accomplishment for Thinfilm and an important step in getting products containing NFC OpenSense to market." Davor added, "We expect to see NFC-enabled products with Thinfilm’s OpenSense technology reach market early in 2016."


About Thin Film Electronics

Thinfilm is a leader in the development and commercialization of printed electronics. The first to commercialize printed, rewritable memory, the Company is creating printed systems that include memory, sensing, display, and wireless communication, all at a low cost unmatched by any other electronic technology. Thinfilm’s roadmap integrates technology from a strong and growing ecosystem of partners to enable the Internet of Everything by bringing intelligence to disposable goods.

Thin Film Electronics ASA (Thinfilm) is a publicly listed Norwegian company with headquarters in Oslo, Norway; product development and production in Linköping, Sweden; product development, production, and business development in San Jose, California, USA; and sales offices in the United States, Hong Kong, and Singapore.

Source: Thin Film Electronics

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