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Award winning smart caps from eAgile connect consumers, information

Wireless technology integrated into plastic caps is gaining momentum and now is gaining accolades. The RFID technology, developed by eAgile Inc. allows consumers to quickly gather information from the packaging with the help of their mobile phones.

Chicago — Wireless technology integrated into plastic caps is gaining momentum and now is gaining accolades.

The RFID technology, developed by eAgile Inc. allows consumers to quickly gather information from the packaging with the help of their mobile phones.

Newer iPhones and all android phones have built-in RFID readers that allow communication between RFID microchips and the phones. And it’s that kind of convenience that has eAgile CEO Gary Burns convinced that his Grand Rapids, Mich.-based company is on to something.

Judges for the annual Plastics Caps & Closures Innovation Award agreed and gave eAgile the top honor for 2019.

“Everyone is carrying around a super computer that also has a connection to the internet and it has an RFID reader on it,” Burns explained shortly after winning the award at the Plastics Caps & Closures 2019 conference sponsored by Plastics News in Chicago.

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