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Thinfilm to buy Kovio’s NFC tech

January 15th, 2014

Printed electronics specialist Thinfilm has entered into a conditional agreement to acquire Kovio’s printed NFC tag technology. Kovio’s NFC Barcodes use silicon ink and thin film technology and hold the promise of ultra low cost tags that can be directly printed onto product labels, coupons and packaging.

Kovio signs NFC big data deal with Symphony Teleca

March 6th, 2013

“Big data” analytics specialist Symphony Teleca has signed a strategic development partnership deal with printed silicon tag maker Kovio. “NFC-enabled mobile phones are bringing about a new era in consumer marketing, enabling manufacturers and retailers to gather… More

Android 4.2 adds NFC barcodes

November 15th, 2012

The release of Android 4.2 sees support for Kovio‘s NFC Barcode printed tags added to the operating system. NFC Barcodes use silicon ink and thin film technology and hold the promise of ultra-low-cost tags that can be directly printed onto product labels, coupons and packaging.

Kovio raises $15m to bring low-cost NFC tags to shops

June 13th, 2011

Printed tag pioneer Kovio has raised US$15million in new equity financing led by Tyco Retail Solutions, a leading retail inventory and asset protection specialist. The funding will enable the pair to “deliver solutions that take… More