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Options: All option contracts of the same class that also have the same unit of trade, expiration date, and exercise price. Stocks: shares that have common characteristics, such as rights to ownership and voting, dividends, or par value. In the case of many foreign shares, one series may be owned only by citizens of the country in which the stock is registered.
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All the option contracts of the same class on the same underlying security with the same strike price and expiration date that are traded on an exchange. For example, all call options on Stock X with strike price Y expiring on the last Friday in March make up one option series in the exchange on which they are traded. An option series is also simply called a series.
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In addition, O'Kelly said, serialisation requires large amounts of data to be handled - for example, a batch of half a million products requires half a million unique identification numbers to be communicated between a company's printers, cameras and the rest of the healthcare industry.
While the requirement of serialisation has caused a ramp up in demand for machine vision in the pharmaceutical industry over the past three to four years, according to O'Kelly this demand has been mostly limited to serialisation cameras.
'Servicepoint is one of few European suppliers able to provide a complete, integrated, serialisation solution to pharmaceutical packaging lines, including consulting, design, build, installation, testing, and maintenance,' says Pekka Hoffren, CEO, Servicepoint.
Adents Prodigi is jointly developed with Microsoft and powered by Azure and is claimed to enable secure data exchange and help leverage the power of serialisation data to improve business practices.
The new service is designed to offer pharmaceutical companies access to Recipharm's serialisation capabilities as a standalone service due to increasing concerns that many will not be ready for the February 2019 compliance deadline.
Pennsylvania-based Apostrophe specialises in software as a service (SaaS) and cloud services applications with particular focus on serialisation and radio frequency identification (RFID).
- Princeton, New Jersey-based serialisation specialist Systech International has signed a strategic agreement with India-based pharmaceutical packaging machinery specialist NKP Pharma that allows the two companies to provide software/hardware solutions to the Indian pharmaceutical industry that meet serialisation and traceability regulations, the company said.
Systech International, a company involved in serialisation, traceability, and brand protection technologies, has setup an office in Mumbai, India, it was reported yesterday.