Abstract: Apparatus and methods for manufacturing and reading the apparatus is disclosed. The apparatus includes: a storage medium (610) comprising a first material and an impression generated in the first material; and a printed electronic circuit (104) coupled to the storage medium, the printed electronic circuit comprising a first portion (206) that is positioned adjacent to the impression, wherein the impression alters the first portion to generate a secret code.

Publication number: 20070150753
Type: Application
Filed: December 2, 2005
Publication date: June 28, 2007
Inventors: Shmuel Silverman, Timothy Collins, Robert Perri