Alien NanoBlocks Will Reshape RFID

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Alien Technology has figured how to mass assemble microchips the size of a grain of pepper. The company could transform the RFID industry.

May 6, 2002 - When Jeff Jacobsen took over a near-defunct Morgan Hill, Calif., startup called Beckman Displays, he struggled to come up with a new name. He wanted something that started with A, since many product searches are done alphabetically, something that was catchy, fun and didn't limit the company's focus to computer displays. "Alien Technology fit all those criteria," says Jacobsen. "No one ever forgets the name." NanoBlocks on a d...

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