Digital fashion house adds NFC chips to textile patches

Digital fashion house MNTGE limited edition physical patches which use NFC to link to NFTs

Digital fashion house MNTGE has released a range of artist-designed textile patches embedded with an NFC chip that enables wearers to link to the physical patch’s digital twin in the form of a non-fungible token (NFT) stored in a digital wallet with a tap of their smartphone... More

EU to introduce open source product authentication platform that tracks goods throughout their supply chain

Qr code on a parcel being scanned as part of the EU open source product authentication platform supply chain tracking project

The European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) has announced plans to introduce an open source product authentication platform that will enable brands to trace their products throughout the supply chain, from their point of manufacture anywhere in the world to their final destination in the EU — and, ultimately, through to the end-consumer... More

Hugo Boss adds NFC tags to baseball caps

Adding an avatar by scanning NFC tag in Hugo Boss baseball cap that link to NFT

Fashion house Hugo Boss has added an NFC tag to a range of baseball caps that enables purchasers to create non-fungible token (NFT) digital twins that they can use to dress avatars on the Ready Player Me metaverse platform... More

Japanese consortium to build ‘metaverse economic zone’ where avatars can authorise digital payments

Japanese gamified ‘metaverse economic zone’ graphic

A consortium of Japan-based financial services and technology providers is to develop a ‘metaverse economic zone’ where consumers will be able to create a digital twin or ‘auto learning avatar’, access digital experiences and authorise payments to merchants and service providers with a digital authentication credential or ‘multi magic passport’ (MMP)... More

Mahajati picks Ixkio to authenticate artworks with NFC

EXHIBITOR NEWS: Singapore-based Islamic wood-carving specialist Mahajati has selected ixkio’s NFC tag management platform to enable purchasers of its unique artworks to verify the authenticity of the product and provide proof of ownership by scanning an NFC authentication tag with their smartphone... More

Royal Mail adds 2D barcodes to postage stamps

Royal Mail first class postage stamp with QR code

Royal Mail is adding 2D barcodes to UK postage stamps that link each stamp to its digital twin and will “facilitate operational facilities, enable the introduction of added security features and pave the way for innovative services for customers,” the postal service says... More