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Catalent Pharma Solutions: Catalent Offers the Anti-counterfeiting Digitrack™ Digital Watermarking System
Catalent Pharma Solutions now offers the DigiTrack™ advanced anti-counterfeiting system to trace, track and authenticate.
The DigiTrack™ digital technology adds a unique, covert watermark to packaging by embedding an imperceptible pattern directly into existing package graphics. When printed, the watermark and encrypted code cannot be seen by the naked eye, but can be identified digitally by a web-enabled mobile phone, computer, hand-held reader or other device through patented security-class software.When the code is identified as a match on the watermarked package, key unit-specific track and trace data is then transmitted to the end-user’s device for instant product identification and origin to verify authenticity. If the code does not match, counterfeit or perhaps even dangerous goods may be prevented from reaching the consumer. The DigiTrack™ system can be implemented without the need for costly changes, such as the redesign of graphics or the addition of a barcode to the packaging.
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