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serialize

[′sir·ē·ə‚līz]
(computer science)
To convert a signal suitable for parallel transmission into a signal suitable for serial transmission, consisting of a sequence of bits.

serialize

serialize

To convert a parallel signal made up of one or more bytes into a serial signal that transmits one bit after the other.
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The opportunity to link serialization and late stage customization suggests itself, allowing manufacturers to design products that are both compliant with regulations and cost-effective.
We introduced our serialization program to ensure a consistent roll-out of our standard solution, without the implementation process having a significant impact on production activities.
The company's leading serialization and traceability software, the Verify Platform, empowers the world's best-known B2C and B2B brands to gain visibility into supply chains and partner networks, achieve global compliance, operationalize business data and drive brand value.
This is the methodology followed within Serialization and the Novel in Mid-Victorian Magazines to unlock a story of collaboration that is often submerged by our more familiar fixed-volume formats.
With our Acsis Edge solution, companies ensure compliance with the Drug Supply Chain Security Act and other serialization mandates, while leveraging their serialization data to increase productivity, improve order accuracy, and build a foundation for returns, chargebacks and recall management.
Purpose-built to help pharmaceutical manufacturers meet India compliance requirements for serialization and reporting that went into effect in October 2015, TraceLink's India Compliance software leverages proven and commercially tested components of other TraceLink compliance applications for master data management, serialization workflow event triggers, and government report generation.
Impending legislation changes such as California's e-Pedigree mandate and the European Union's Safe Medicines Directive are making companies reexamine their supply chains and serialization,' said John DiPalo, COO, Acsis.
A range of options can be added and--perhaps most importantly--it is capable of incorporating print and vision processes to meet the growing demand for serialization solutions.
Regulation of the serialization of pharmaceutical products is currently in place or being implemented in several countries, among them Turkey, France and the US, to curtail the number of counterfeit products on the market.
Oracle this week rolled out Oracle Pedigree and Serialization Manager, an application that it claims will make it easier for large drug companies to track and monitor pharmaceutical products throughout the supply chain for business and compliance purposes.
In the document, the center notes that participants in each stage of the supply chain--from distributors to manufacturers to pharmacies--are positioned to realize "millions of dollars" in benefits from serialization (applying a globally unique number to each salable unit).