Internal QR codes could thwart counterfeiting of 3D-printed objects
- Ben Coxworth for New Atlas
- August 21, 2018
- Source: https://newatlas.com/qr-codes-3d-printing/55995/
… Developed by scientists at New York University's Tandon School of Engineering, the system instructs manufacturers' 3D printers to include hundreds of tiny elements within objects, as they're being printed. These elements are made up of inert materials, they're located in various layers within the object, and they reportedly don't compromise its structural integrity.