Who Invented Electronic Shelf Labels?

Who Invented Electronic Shelf Labels?

Summary

There are data showing that electronic shelf labels emerged in the early 1990s, but the specific inventor was not recorded.

There are data showing that electronic shelf labels emerged in the early 1990s, but the specific inventor was not recorded. The early electronic price tags were not displayed on the electronic paper display, but were displayed on an ordinary LCD liquid crystal display. Its function is also very single, mainly used to display the prices of supermarkets. Due to the limitations of the LCD display Therefore, the early electronic shelf labels can only display the price, and can rarely play the role of displaying product information and promotion.
With the development of science and technology, customers' demand for price tags continues to increase, so the size, function and application fields of electronic shelf labels are also continuously expanding. As an electronic shelf label manufacturer specializing in the production and research and development of electronic price tags, Sertag has always been at the forefront of innovation in terms of ESL technology. Sertag electronic shelf labels us e-ink display technology, which is human in terms of power consumption and environmental protection. made a significant contribution. At the same time, the dot-matrix tricolor E-INK Display is used to make the display content more comprehensive and vivid, and the three colors of black, white and red can also serve as reminders for promotions. The current digital smart labels are not only used in supermarkets, but also in the name plate of the conference system, industrial kanban in the smart factory and the PICK to Light system. With the Internet of Things and the acceleration of the Internet process, small electronic labels play a huge role.
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