Pfizer fights fake Viagra with RFID

Pfizer, the maker of the world-famous love drug, is now fighting back with technology. The company began on Dec. 15 to affix electronic identification devices known as RFID tags to all U.S. shipments of Viagra in an effort detect counterfeit pills, 5 million of which were seized by authorities last year. RFID stands for radio frequency identification and is an emerging security and inventory control technology. Pfizer fights fake Viagra with RFID | CNET

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