First orders for fluidically assembled RFID chips that allow individual product ID

8 January, 2003 - Less than a minute read

Alien Technology Corp. has won an order from The Gillette Company for 500 million radio-frequency identification (RFID) tags to be made using a novel method of manufacture called fluidic self-assembly. This is the first major commercial order for products incorporating an electronic product code (EPC) developed by researchers and member companies at the Auto-ID Center at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

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