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ROCHESTER, N.Y., March 30, 2021 — Panasonic announces it has started taking orders for the Panasonic VIEW 7 Tag, which provides an electronic, trackable and connected solution to replace paper labels in manufacturing and logistics applications. The 7-inch VIEW Tag is available as part of the Panasonic Logiscend System, a turnkey material flow management solution for discrete manufacturing applications that need to manage, track, and interact with their assets.
Equipped with an easy-to-read e-paper screen for multi-page, dynamic instructions and RFID technology for process tracking, the VIEW 7 Tag has a large screen size for applications that require more information to be conveyed to the operator. The VIEW 7 Tag communicates material location, status, and other relevant material flow information to the server, which then sends any new required build instructions to the operator via the e-paper screen. This allows for real-time changes and assures the operator has the most current information.
“By eliminating the time and expense associated with printing instructions on paper labels and paper travelers, the VIEW 7 Tags reduce costs and improve operational efficiency and quality,” said George Daddis, Vice President, Panasonic PIDSA-IIoTS. “The rugged tag was designed specifically for today’s smart manufacturing environments. Panasonic VIEW Tags and other components of the Panasonic Logiscend System leverage data and real-time learning to continuously enhance material flow processes.”
The VIEW 7 Tags are supported by the recently launched Logiscend Software 2.0, which integrates new hardware options and brings additional efficiency-boosting features to the Logiscend System’s paperless, industrial IoT solution. The VIEW 7 Tags join the family of VIEW 3 and VIEW 4 Tags to enable an end-to-end material flow management solution.
Panasonic Industrial Devices Sales Company of America (PIDSA)
Panasonic Industrial Devices Sales Company of America provides cutting-edge components that power a diverse range of wireless and mechanical devices. Standard and custom components range from industrial automation and wireless connectivity devices to passive components such as relays, connectors, sensors, semiconductors and more. Panasonic Industrial Devices Sales Company is the advanced industrial components and electronic devices sales division of Panasonic Corporation of North America, the principal North American subsidiary of Osaka, Japan-based Panasonic Corporation. To learn more about the company, visit https://na.panasonic.com/us.
Panasonic Industrial Devices Sales Company of America—IIoT Solutions (PIDSA-IIoTS):
PIDSA-IIoTS designs and manufactures the Panasonic Logiscend System. Logiscend is a turnkey, material flow management solution for complex, discrete manufacturing. The Logiscend system replaces paper-based material flow processes with a digital based solution—creating “smart materials.” The solution utilizes a unique combination of software, wireless RFID and e-paper that helps manufacturers get the right parts to the right place at the right time, cost effectively and efficiently. Logiscend Software provides real-time visibility of the material flow on the factory floor and maximum flexibility for the plant manager to make changes as needed. Smart materials have two-way communication that broadcasts location, status and other information about the material to the software and can receive new instructions sent to the e-paper displays to be read by the operator. The system is a single but scalable solution with a suite of application modules for picking, replenishment, asset tracking, smart container management and work instructions and can be easily integrated with existing ERP and MES systems. To learn more, visit https://logiscend.panasonic.com/.
Panasonic Corporation of North America:
Newark, NJ-based Panasonic Corporation of North America is committed to creating a better life and a better world serving consumers and also by enabling its business-to-business customers through innovations in Sustainable Energy, Immersive Entertainment, Integrated Supply Chain and Smart Mobility Solutions. The company is the principal North American subsidiary of Osaka, Japan-based Panasonic Corporation. One of Interbrand’s Top 100 Best Global Brands of 2020, Panasonic is a leading technology partner and integrator to businesses, government agencies and consumers across the region. Learn more about Panasonic’s ideas and innovations at www.na.panasonic.com.
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