TruTag to demonstrate capabilities to combat diversion and counterfeiting with its on-dose authentication technology solution
EMERYVILLE, CALIFORNIA ─ November 8, 2016 — TruTag Technologies, Inc., a leader in product authentication, brand security, and data intelligence solutions, today announced that they will be exhibiting at the 2016 American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) Annual Meeting and Exposition in the WuXi AppTec booth #321.
From November 13-17, 2016, approximately 6,500 scientists, business leaders, government officials, and students from around the world will share and learn the latest scientific advances and industry developments. The meeting features nearly 245 programming sessions, including more than 65 symposia and roundtables. The meeting will be held at the Colorado Convention Center in Denver, Colorado and is the world’s largest gathering of pharmaceutical scientists.
TruTag Technologies, Inc. will be displaying its capabilities in combatting unauthorized diversion and counterfeiting with its on-dose authentication technology solution for solid oral dosage form (SODF) drug products. TruTag has developed an edible and covert microtag made of silicon dioxide, a well-known and trusted ingredient that has been used in food and medicine for decades. These “TruTags” can be applied directly to the surface of a tablet embedded with customizable spectral data that are read by TruTag’s Model 3200, a high-performance and portable Pharmaceutical Pill Reader capable of reading pills of any size, shape or color, and reveal custom product intelligence such as dosage, plant, manufacturing line, and even batch.
“TruTag is committed to providing simple solutions to complex problems,” said Kent Mansfield, President of TruTag Technologies. “Our on-dose authentication solution is reliable, cost-effective and easy-to-use, and we will demonstrate this at AAPS and show how a pill can be scanned and immediately have its authenticity confirmed, helping pharmaceutical companies maintain the safety and integrity of their drug products against diversion and counterfeiting in the global supply chain.”
The American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) is a professional, scientific organization of approximately 9,000 members employed in academia, industry, government, and other research institutes worldwide. Founded in 1986, AAPS advances the capacity of pharmaceutical scientists to develop products and therapies that improve global health.
About TruTag Technologies
TruTag Technologies, Inc. is a leader in product authentication, brand security, and data intelligence solutions. The TruTag® platform addresses the $1 trillion global challenge of counterfeit, diverted and adulterated products that impact the pharmaceutical, life sciences, art and collectibles, food, electronics, industrial, and consumer goods industries. TruTag® microtags are edible, inert, covert, and can seamlessly integrate information into the very fabric of a product, independent of packaging and labels. TruTag is able to extend the Internet of Things to a plethora of new, non-web-connected objects and products, and are read using handheld imagers programmed to authenticate a product’s provenance information.
TruTag Technologies has been recognized by the Edison Awards, Fast Company, R&D 100, and was selected as a Technology Pioneer by the World Economic Forum as one of the most influential technology companies in the world. Learn more at www.TruTags.com.
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