Clever Invention by Kodak Takes Aim at Fraudulent Goods

NOW Magazine | December 12, 2008
Traceless uses a colorless, odorless powder infused in an ink. A covert security marker is deposited on each item through thermal transfer, a process commonly used to print barcode labels. Kodak's proprietary reader can then scan a product and determine if the ink has been applied, letting the retailer know if the product is authentic.

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