About INKcrypt® Ink - How It Works.

Once applied to items using Inkjet or other methods, INKcrypt® Ink can be identified by anyone, anytime and anywhere using a Qtouch Authentication Kit (QAK). Main components of the QAK are the FlushPen with TouchTip for sampling of ink traces and the Qtouch™ Reader – which carries a unique ID number and will display the authentication result as a color pattern in the result window of the Reader. Color pattern, Qtouch™ Reader ID number and the unique 6-8 digit alphanumeric item code, which is associated an item, deliver the accurate authentication result as: PASS , FAIL or INVALID.

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Stop illegal copies and fraud!

Mark your items with exclusive ink which can be identified, anywhere, anytime...

1 - Mark Original
anywhere with INKcrypt® ink.
2 - Circulate Marked Original
in the normal course.
3 - Circulate Qtouch™
Authentication Kits to users.
4 - Analyze Authentication
results and eliminate
unauthorized copies.

PRIVATE INKcrypt® Safeguards- Using Non-Displayed Item Codes

Users and Brand Owners have the option to protect originals using INKcrypt® Ink without displaying Item Codes. This allows authentication of value items and controlled substrates using Private Qtouch™ Authentication Kits which exclusively apply to one specific Item Code. Private Qtouch™ Authentication Kits are available through the brand owner, who is in control over distribution and access to Private Qtouch™ Authentication Kits. Pre-activation of Item Codes occurs at Get INKcrypt®

A. Apply INKcrypt® Ink on authentic substrates & Items.
Do not mark item codes visibly.
B. Use Private Qtouch™ Authentication Kit to
Authenticate
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For PRIVATE Item & Substrate Protection Item Codes are pre-activated by brand owners & NOT Visibly Applied!

Private Item Protection
Original Brand & Value Items
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Private Substrate Protection
Original Substrate & Value Blank Stock
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Item Codes are NOT applied on items, security blank paper stock, & label stock

PUBLIC INKcrypt® Safeguards- Using Visible Pre-Activated Item Codes OR User-Activated Item Security Codes

Users and Brand Owners have the following options to protect originals: Marking the original with Item Codes which were pre-activated by the brand owner who controls the INKcrypt® Ink DNA-identity OR marking the original with Security Items Codes which must be activated by the user who seeks to protect a modified or content enhanced version of an original substrate. Examples of the latter option are: blank check paper, blank security paper stock, blank labels, generic security packaging, etc. Non expired Pre-Activated Item Codes and Activated Security Item Codes enables INKcryptInk.com Authentication Processing. Pre-activation of Item Codes occurs at Get INKcrypt®. Activation of Security Item Codes occurs at Activate.

A. Apply INKcrypt® Ink on authentic substrates & Items. Visibly mark with Item Codes or Security Item Codes.
B. Use Public Qtouch™ Authentication Kit to
Authenticate
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For PUBLIC Item & Substrate Protection Item Codes ARE Visibly Applied!

Public Item Protection
Original Brand & Value Items
ITEM CODES - Pre-Activated by Brand Owner
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Public Substrate Protection
Original Substrate & Value Blank Stock
SECURITY ITEM CODES - Activated by End User
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Item Codes are NOT applied on items, security blank paper stock, & label stock