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RichQ
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re: Inside Secure to show anti-counterfeiting chip at DESIGN West
RichQ   4/23/2012 4:41:07 PM
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Prabhakar, I think you misunderstand this application. The chip is the only thing used; there is no board. The chip gets embedded into the product (sewn into a seam, molded into a CD, etc). To verify an article is genuine the NFC interrogation asks the chip for its ID (using encrypted communications) and then queries a secure database to verify the ID is valid. The chip's power comes from the RFID interrogation signal.

prabhakar_deosthali
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re: Inside Secure to show anti-counterfeiting chip at DESIGN West
prabhakar_deosthali   3/25/2012 10:59:49 AM
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What if the chip is kept intact and the components are changed. The chip won't know whether a particular componenet has been replaced by a counterfeit one after the board comes out from the factory.



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