Anti-Counterfeiting

NYU Researchers Develop a New, Sneakier Weapon Against Counterfeit 3D Printed Parts

NYU Researchers Develop a New, Sneakier Weapon Against Counterfeit 3D Printed Parts

When we talk about 3D printing and security concerns, one of the first issues that comes up is that of counterfeit 3D printed parts. If a skillful hacker manages to swipe a CAD file from the cloud or from a company’s internal network, he or she can then 3D print parts that are identical to […]

When we talk about 3D printing and security concerns, one of the first issues that comes up is that of counterfeit 3D printed parts. If a skillful hacker manages to swipe a CAD file from the cloud or from a company’s internal network, he or she can then 3D print...
Origin and Chronicled Team Up to Create the First-Of-Its-Kind 3D Printed Sneaker and Luxury Goods Authenticity Tags

Origin and Chronicled Team Up to Create the First-Of-Its-Kind 3D Printed Sneaker and Luxury Goods Authenticity Tags

Counterfeit consumer products are a booming business, one so large that it almost rivals the selling of actual, authentic goods. It is estimated that the worldwide value of all counterfeit goods and products sold is about $650 billion a year and makes up between 5% to 7% of the world’s trade. One of the largest […]

Counterfeit consumer products are a booming business, one so large that it almost rivals the selling of actual, authentic goods. It is estimated that the worldwide value of all counterfeit goods and products sold is about $650 billion a year and makes up between 5% to...
Anti-Counterfeiting Measures Have a Lot to Offer in 3D Printing -- A Few Questions For: InfraTrac

Anti-Counterfeiting Measures Have a Lot to Offer in 3D Printing -- A Few Questions For: InfraTrac

Counterfeiting is, put simply, a big deal. While 3D printing in particular is still somewhat of a Wild West when it comes to clear definitions of what is and is not IP theft (as a raging argument on Thingiverse/eBay currently has legal professionals and companies weighing in from all sides), faked creations go beyond simply stealing […]

Counterfeiting is, put simply, a big deal. While 3D printing in particular is still somewhat of a Wild West when it comes to clear definitions of what is and is not IP theft (as a raging argument on Thingiverse/eBay currently has legal professionals and companies...
How Exactly Will 3D Printing Combat Counterfeiting Additive Manufactured Products?

How Exactly Will 3D Printing Combat Counterfeiting Additive Manufactured Products?

The specter of counterfeit products is always a concern for any company that relies on other facilities to actually manufacture and assemble their products. From fake Rolex watches to fake iPhones to fake Louis Vuitton purses, large companies often spend millions to protect their intellectual property from criminals who copy and sell fake products to often […]

The specter of counterfeit products is always a concern for any company that relies on other facilities to actually manufacture and assemble their products. From fake Rolex watches to fake iPhones to fake Louis Vuitton purses, large companies often spend millions to...
3D Print Your Own Portable Counterfeit Currency Detector

3D Print Your Own Portable Counterfeit Currency Detector

For those of you who are still paying with cash or, more importantly, taking cash payments, an Instructables contributor, Carmelito Andrade, shared instructions and STL files for 3D printing your own portable counterfeit money detector. Andrade, from Stamford, Connecticut — an electronics tinkerer, 3D designer and printer, and also a farmer — created this device, which is smaller than […]

For those of you who are still paying with cash or, more importantly, taking cash payments, an Instructables contributor, Carmelito Andrade, shared instructions and STL files for 3D printing your own portable counterfeit money detector. Andrade, from Stamford,...
Quantum Materials Corporation Secures Technology to 3D Print Quantum Dots for Anti-Counterfeiting

Quantum Materials Corporation Secures Technology to 3D Print Quantum Dots for Anti-Counterfeiting

Quantum mechanics, it’s certainly an intriguing and almost spooky field, but over the next decade or two we will see a major shift in the understanding and utilization of the various applications of quantum physics. One company based in San Marcos, Texas is already working on 3D printing technologies which are within the quantum realm. […]

Quantum mechanics, it’s certainly an intriguing and almost spooky field, but over the next decade or two we will see a major shift in the understanding and utilization of the various applications of quantum physics. One company based in San Marcos, Texas is...