THE INTERNET OF THINGS (IOT) TECHNOLOGICAL ADVANCEMENTS AFFECTING SUPPLY CHAIN AND LOGISTICS

March 1, 2016

The IoT—sometimes referred to as the Industrial Internet of Things or Industrial Internet—is a term that describes the revolution of embedding chips, sensors, software and other forms of electronic connectivity in physical objects in order to collect and exchange data. It allows objects to be online and communicate with one another and be sensed and/or controlled remotely. Yes, mobile phones, wearable technologies such as the Apple Watch, and other consumer devices are part of this revolution, but it extends far beyond a few consumer devices.

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Thin Film Electronics ASA (Ticker: THIN.OL) is a leader in the development of printed electronics. The first to commercialize printed rewritable memory, Thinfilm is creating printed system products that will include memory, sensing, display and wireless communication—at a cost-per-functionality unmatched by any other electronic technology. Thinfilm's roadmap of system products integrates technology from a strong and growing ecosystem of partners to enable the Internet of Things by bringing intelligence to disposable goods. Specialties Printed Memories, Printed Electronics - Temperature Threshold Detection Smart Labels, Integrated Printed Systems, NFC enabled smart labels, Printed Sensor Devices, NFC OpenSense™, EAS Electronic Article Surveillance

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Thin Film Electronics ASA (Ticker: THIN.OL) is a leader in the development of printed electronics. The first to commercialize printed rewritable memory, Thinfilm is creating printed system products that will include memory, sensing, display and wireless communication—at a cost-per-functionality unmatched by any other electronic technology. Thinfilm's roadmap of system products integrates technology from a strong and growing ecosystem of partners to enable the Internet of Things by bringing intelligence to disposable goods. Specialties Printed Memories, Printed Electronics - Temperature Threshold Detection Smart Labels, Integrated Printed Systems, NFC enabled smart labels, Printed Sensor Devices, NFC OpenSense™, EAS Electronic Article Surveillance

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