A long time ago, in a country far, far away the idea of Near Field Communication (NFC) technology and toys was almost as unheard of as NFC itself. Then, in 1997, Hasbro came along and decided to add something new to their wildly popular Star Wars line of toys. The toy manufacturers added an … Continue reading "Fun, Games & NFC Part One: The Force Awakens"
Paragon ID is proud to announce the extension of its contract with the RDG (Rail Delivery Group) in the UK. The european leader, through its UK subsidiary BemroseBooth Paragon, will continue to provide all the magnetic tickets for RDG until 2020. In 2016, the company provided 900 millions train tickets to the network and distributed RDG’s … Continue reading "Paragon ID extends contract with UK railway operators"
Counterfeiting is one of the greatest financial challenges facing the automotive sector today. According to Daimler Chrysler, 10 per cent of all car parts sold are counterfeits, this equates to a annual cost of counterfeiting to the automotive industry, estimated to be $28 billion. As counterfeits are designed to be as perfect replicas as possible, … Continue reading "Why the automotive industry is turning to RFID to combat counterfeiting"
Paragon ID is pleased to announce that they have been chosen by Hasbro, Inc., a global play and entertainment company, for the supply of the NFC cards at the centre of Hasbro’s new DROPMIX game. DROPMIX was developed by Hasbro in collaboration with video game developer Harmonix Music Systems, Inc. and is a dynamic and … Continue reading "Hasbro chooses Paragon ID to supply NFC cards for new music-mixing game DROPMIX"
Shrinkage – or shrink – is the term used in the retail world to describe a reduction in inventory due to shoplifting, employee theft, or other errors. Most consumers have a perception that this loss of profits is factored into, and absorbed, by retailers as part and parcel of doing business. This is true to … Continue reading "RFID versus the three main causes of retail shrinkage…"
Paragon ID will be exhibiting at several key trade shows and events over the next few months. National Public Transport Conference, Marseille (France), 10 – 12 October 2017 Set up in 2005 by the French Transportation Authorities Association (GART) and the Public and Rail Transport Union (UTP), the purpose of “GIE Objectif Transport Public” is … Continue reading "Paragon ID to exhibit at three major events"
Paragon ID has announced its turnover for the Financial year 2016/2017, ended 30/07/17. The three business units – e-ID, Transport & Smart Cities and Traceability & Brand Protection – contributed to 12%, 59% and 29% to the turnover respectively. The associated secure services contributed to 10% of the turnover within the three business units. Julien … Continue reading "Paragon ID announces its annual turnover for the year 2016/2017"
Following Apple’s announcement back in June regarding the release of iOS11, the date has finally arrived. The mobile update brings a swathe of new features and will be available on the 19th of September. Most exciting for us is that with this new update iPhones 7 and above will be able to read NFC tags. … Continue reading "iOS11 launch – iPhone users can finally enjoy the benefits of NFC!"
Paragon ID1 (ASK) reorganises its manufacturing operations and strengthens its R&D unit Consolidation of manufacturing facilities in France Strategic refocus of the Sophia Antipolis site on R&D As the European leader of identification solutions, in particular in Transport & Smart Cities, e-ID and Traceability & Brand Protection, Paragon ID (ASK – Euronext Paris – FR0011980077) … Continue reading "Paragon ID (ASK) reorganises its manufacturing operations and strengthens its R&D unit"
Lovers of modern art will meet again in September 2017 for the 5th edition of the “Biennale de Sologne”, a modern art exhibition in the Centre of France. This year, organisers have taken the opportunity to link sculptures and new technologies and to offer their visitors a more complete experience thanks to NFC. The presentation … Continue reading "Paragon ID brings NFC and enhanced experience to renowned modern art exhibition"