The bottles will feature Thinfilm’s NFC SpeedTap tags, which combine with cloud-based software to enable remote tag management, custom content delivery, and detailed analytics and reporting.
Each SpeedTap tag is uniquely identifiable and virtually impossible to clone, and can be read with the simple tap of an NFC-enabled smartphone or device. Once tapped, tags wirelessly communicate with Thinfilm’s cloud-based software platform, creating a powerful one-to-one mobile marketing platform from which brands can connect directly with consumers.
“We’ve spent years creating what we believe to be one of the finest gins in the world, and sharing that unique Kalevala story with gin enthusiasts is very important to us,” said Moritz Wüstenberg, managing director for NLS. “Thinfilm’s NFC solutions now provide an effective means to do that, and we feel it will contribute significantly to consumer loyalty and the overall popularity of Kalevala Gin.”
“As competition continues to heat up in the craft spirit market, many forward-thinking companies are leveraging smart-packing technology to connect with consumers and create unique brand experiences,” said Davor Sutija, CEO of Thinfilm. “We’re excited to begin this relationship with Northern Lights Spirits, and are enthusiastic about the role our NFC Solutions can play in helping to grow the Kalevala Gin brand.”