Innovation

The End of Counterfeiting?

The End of Counterfeiting?

Ravikanth Pappu is developing inexpensive plastic tokens that can be used to authenticate items. When combined with RFID tags, they could make it nearly impossible to sell forged goods.
Breakthrough on 1-Cent RFID Tag

Breakthrough on 1-Cent RFID Tag

Researchers at Infineon have found a way to create microchips on common packaging materials. One day, chips may be printed with commercial processes for less than a penny.