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Texas Instruments and VeriSign Bring a New Approach To Pharma ePedigree

Published: 01 June 2005

ID: G00184453

Analyst(s): Dennis Gaughan

Summary

Tracking a drug's movement through the supply chain is one of the most promising new uses of Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) technology. Industry players Texas Instruments, VeriSign, and 3M are marrying RFID and Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) to create a simple approach to authentication.

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