In the News – 2013

Ink cartridge maker to use technology by Hawaii-based TruTag Technologies

Hawaii-based entrepreneur Hank Wuh’s TruTag Technologies Inc. has formed a partnership with Green Project Inc., in which the manufacturer and supplier of remanufactured inkjet and toner cartridge products will start a worldwide security program to protect its products using the Honolulu-based technology startup’s product authentication solution. Under the deal, terms of which the two companies […]

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European Union ambassador to the United States to visit Hawaii

European Union ambassador to the United States to visit Hawaii

Pacific Business News October 7, 2013 – by Duane Shimogawa. Joao Vale de Almeida , the European Union ambassador to the United States, will make his first visit to Hawaii on Thursday to meet in Honolulu with Gov. Neil Abercrombie , leaders from the U.S. Pacific Command and business leaders to discuss the potential impact […]

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Edible Bar Codes Aim to Swallow the Counterfeit Drug Market

Edible Bar Codes Aim to Swallow the Counterfeit Drug Market

Business Week Magazine, Reinventing Business September 04, 2013 – By Caroline Winter. There’s something particularly alarming about counterfeit food and medicine. Knockoff pharmaceuticals have been found to contain chalk, brick dust, paint, pesticides, and even traces of human fetuses. The fakes, taken together with substandard meds, cause upwards of 100,000 deaths annually. Luckily, rubbing out […]

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Popular Science Radio

August 2013 –  Interview with TruTag CTO, Dr. Mike O’Neill. Click below to listen to the broadcast.

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The Fight Against Fake Drugs

The Fight Against Fake Drugs

Security Management Magazine July 10, 2013 – By Ann Longmore-Ethridge. Drug counterfeiting isn’t just costly in terms of corporate profits; it also has real-life consequences for those who don’t get the medicines they thought they were getting, but it is hard to get solid statistics on the true size and impact of the problem. Groups […]

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