T+ink Partners with Global Printing Giant DNP

  T+ink Partners with Global Printing Giant DNP

   T+ink’s Touchcode technology links printed products with digital content

Business Wire

LOS ANGELES & TOKYO -- May 6, 2014

T+ink, the developer and designer of patented “thinking ink” solutions that
make objects smart and winner of a gold Wall Street Journal 2012 Technology
Innovation Award, today announced a new partnership with Dai Nippon Printing
Co., Ltd (DNP). Based in Tokyo, DNP’s core business is printed materials,
including books, magazines, catalogs and packaging.

“This partnership with DNP gives our technology a truly global platform,” said
Gary Winnick, chairman and CEO of T+ink. “As one of the largest printing
companies in the world, DNP is a valuable partner in bringing our
ground-breaking technology to print and packaging.”

T+ink’s Touchcode technology prints invisible codes on printed items that can
be read instantly by smart devices to unlock digital features. The
opportunities for application within DNP’s comprehensive printing business
include books, magazines, sales promotional tools, various packages and game

“Our mission is to bring the latest innovations to our more than 30,000
corporate clients throughout the world to give them a competitive edge,” said
Shunji Yano, General Manager of the Business Development Division, Ichigaya
Publication Printing Operations, DNP. “Partnering with T+ink allows us to
continue our expansion into packaging and industrial supplies.”


T+ink is the award-winning developer and designer of patented “thinking ink”
solutions that make objects smart, interactive and secure – from print ads
that change color and concert tickets that unlock bonus videos, to packaging
that becomes its own point of sale for reorders and automotive keyless entry
surfaces that light up when a driver approaches. The cost-cutting,
revolutionary Touchcode technology, which was awarded highest gold honors by
Wall Street Journal Technology Innovation Awards, digitizes printed material,
creating new functionality for consumer and industrial products. T+ink is an
Edison Award winner, which honors excellence in new product development and
innovation, and won for both best product development and best
commercialization from IDTechEx Printed Electronics Awards, which spotlight
technical innovations that will be used in many products. T+ink is
headquartered in Los Angeles with global innovation centers in New York, New
Jersey and Germany. T+ink has innovation and development centers globally. Its
partners span the world’s best-known Fortune 100 corporations. For more
information about T+ink, please visit www.t-ink.com.

ABOUT Dai Nippon Printing Co., Ltd

DNP is one of the world's largest comprehensive printing companies, with
annual sales of $14.1 billion U.S. (1.446 trillion yen) and approximately
40,000 employees as of March 2013. DNP's wide range of businesses include
publication printing, commercial printing, smart cards, business forms,
network business and electronic components. For more information about DNP,
please visit www.dnp.co.jp/eng/.


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