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Leuze and iTRACE Announce the Blockchain Integration of 2DMI® with the DCR 200i Camera Based Code Reader

Leuze and iTRACE Announce the Blockchain Integration of 2DMI® with the DCR 200i Camera Based Code Reader

14 February 2020

 iTRACE Technologies, Inc., a leading provider of supply chain security applications for anti grey market and anti counterfeit, and Leuze, a global leader in automation sensors, announced today the integration of iTRACE 2DMI® with the Leuze DCR 200i Camera Based Code Reader for Blockchain registration and authentication.

iTRACE helps brands fight the issues of counterfeit, grey market, diversion and production overrun of their products with its blockchain connected 2DMI® supply chain security. With the integration of the Leuze DCR 200i range of camera-based code readers into the iTRACE infrastructure with the 2DMI® technology, customers are now able to capture transaction and authentication information automatically anywhere in the supply chain.

"The integration of the Leuze DCR 200i camera-based code reader is using our standard mobile application infrastructure which allows these industrial sensors to automatically capture the same information as the iPhone and Android devices anywhere in the supply chain.” said iTRACE Founder and CEO Mark Manning. “This means that any system can now automatically participate in track, trace and authentication of any item or component and push that data to a blockchain or tracking database via the iTRACE Blockchain Gateway.”

Using iTRACE 2DMI® and the DCR 200i allows the part being scanned to be securely identified and the transaction recorded on digital ledger technologies like blockchain, enabling a secure connection between the physical product and the digital ledger which is necessary to complete any blockchain tracking or authentication application. The key to the security of the application is the ability to create the digital twin of the physical product to ensure that is the original item that is scanned at each location.

Leuze has recognized that “iTRACE 2DMI® provides a much higher level of security and damage resistance than QR-Code, Data Matrix and 1D Barcodes are able to do” said Joerg Woerner , Business Development Manager at Leuze. “This makes the combination of the DCR 200i and 2DMI® ideal for difficult and harsh environment applications in aerospace, automotive and medical device”.

iTRACE Technologies, Inc. iTRACE Technologies is a Silicon Valley California company that specializes in supply chain security, brand protection and product security. Our unique patented technology enables our customers to use 2 Factor Product Authentication (2FA) to secure their brands, prevent diversion, cut-off the grey market supply, and easily identify counterfeiting and production overrun through blockchain connected applications. For more information, visit http://www.itracetech.com or follow us on Twitter https://twitter.com/itracetech @itracetech

More than 50 years experience have made Leuze electronic real experts in innovative and efficient sensor solutions for industrial automation. Its main focus is on the areas of intralogistics, packaging industry, machine tools and automotive industry as well as laboratory automation. The product range includes switching and measuring sensors, identification systems, solutions for image processing and data transmission and also occupational safety components and systems. Leuze electronic was founded in 1963 at the current headquarters of the sensor system manufacturer in Owen/Teck, southern Germany. With its extensive international sales and service network, competent consulting and reliable customer service, Leuze electronic serves customers worldwide. More than 1200 sensor people at 22 locations are involved in development, production, sales and service – supported by more than 40 sales partners around the world. Every single day, each one of them delivers the Smart Sensor Business promise to their customers: to think easy, share experience, offer proximity and create the future: www.smart-sensor-business.com.

  • Leuze electronic GmbH+Co. KG
    In der Braike 1
    D-73277 Owen
    Germany / Europe
    Tel.: +49 (0) 7021 573-0
    Fax: +49 (0) 7021 573-199
    Email: info@leuze.de
    Web : www.leuze.com
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