Researchers hope RFID can take a bite out of counterfeit drug trade

February 2015
RFID: Radio Frequency Identification;Feb2015, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p12
The article offers information on new research at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, that examines how radio frequency identification (RFID) technology can help prevent counterfeit drug trade. Researchers are trying to embed small passive RFID tags into pills to reduce counterfeiting. Richard Carley, one of three researchers working on the project, says that RFID tags will deter the industry's 75 billion dollars counterfeit problem.


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