Tamper Resistant/Anti-Counterfeit Package Labeling

Award Information
Agency: Department of Defense
Branch: Defense Logistics Agency
Contract: SP4701-18-C-0086
Agency Tracking Number: L2-0150
Amount: $999,972.00
Phase: Phase II
Program: SBIR
Solicitation Topic Code: DLA163-003
Solicitation Number: 2016.3
Timeline
Solicitation Year: 2016
Award Year: 2018
Award Start Date (Proposal Award Date): 2018-09-29
Award End Date (Contract End Date): 2020-03-28
Small Business Information
350 Hoohana St, Kahului, HI, 96732
DUNS: 788623473
HUBZone Owned: N
Woman Owned: N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged: N
Principal Investigator
 Dr. James Scholl
 (520) 336-8241
 jscholl@hnuphotonics.com
Business Contact
 Dr. Michael Reiley
Phone: (808) 214-3280
Email: mreiley@hnuphotonics.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
The Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) top priority is warfighter support, and the DLA is firmly committed to a robust counterfeit mitigation strategy that protects our warfighters and the vital missions they perform.HNu Photonics, LLC (HNu) Color Holographic Quick Response (CHQR, pronounced Checker) technology combines RGB 3-layer QR codes with holographic imaging technology, and is as robust as DNA encryption without all the expense and limitations. CHQR is an Add-On modular software technology for existing scanners, tablets, computers and smartphones. In Phase I, HNu developed and demonstrated CHQR on commercial storage batteries for a Renewable Energy company by recovering the holographic data layers and encrypted information. Letters of support from potential manufacturing and distribution partners were secured including Lockheed-Martin and Seagull Scientific (producer of BarTender).The primary objective of Phase II is to take the Phase I proof-of-concept and apply and validate in real-world products and parts.The CHQR software module can be run on any computing device, and CHQR labels can be printed on a standard label printer.Additionally, a new handheld scanner using HNus proprietary Holographic Dispersive Element and Holographic Decryption Software will be prototyped.

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