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Evrythng first to ratify GS1 barcode standard for out-the-box scanning

Evrythng has announced that its online object identity platform is the first such system to support the new GS1 Digital Link standard, an update to the GS1 barcode standard that now lets smartphones scan these barcodes directly. This is a big step forward, enabling physical things to be quickly tracked in supply chains and linked to consumers. Fast-Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) and Consumer Packaged Goods (CPG) are the envisioned early adopters, especially as they account for much of the four trillion barcoded goods sold each year globally. Evrythng says it has connected over a billion devices through its platform, and now that the GS1 ecosystem has such capabilities, through the new Digital Link standard, it will be hoping to snap…

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