Definition of silent commerce in English:

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silent commerce

Entry from US English dictionary


Technology based on wireless communications and sensing devices that permits various business and marketing activities to proceed without direct human intervention, on the basis of communications between tagged products and controlling software.
Example sentences
  • We're interested in technologies and applications of ‘silent commerce,’ where products and inventory sense the environment.
  • Significant growth will also come from silent commerce - the use of radio frequency chips to tag, track and monitor objects as they move within an organisation or through its supply chain.
  • What we are looking for are other opportunities that silent commerce can bring to customer support and service.

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Syllabification: si·lent com·merce

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