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A technique to allow consumers to quickly determine the legitimacy of a single or a group of items purchased through POS or Online ordering systems.

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000235864D
Publication Date: 2014-Mar-28

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Abstract

This article provides a mechanism for conusmers to quickly and easily validate if the items they have purchased are authentic or not even without having to look at all the individual items they have purchased. The proposed mechanism provides a soultion to notify the user about the existence of a counterfeit item by means of an icon or code that enables the customer to understand there is atleast one counterfeit item in a group of items. This further allows the customer to take decisive action to verify the items which the system notifies to be counterfiet.