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MicroLED Displays Could Show Up in Products as Soon as 2020

Companies have demonstrated striking prototypes. Now they have to master mass production

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Photo: Mojo Vision

Photo of a ladybug and a microLED.

Photo of Albert Einstein made up of green microLEDs. Bright and Tiny: Mojo Vision won’t say exactly what its superdense microLED display (top) is for—perhaps iPhones for insects? A close-up shows the 14,000-pixel-per-inch display (bottom) in monochrome green. Photos: Mojo Vision

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How Nanotech Can Foil Counterfeiters

These tiny mechanical ID tags are unclonable, cheap, and invisible

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What's the largest criminal enterprise in the world? Narcotics? Gambling? Human trafficking?

Nope. The biggest racket is the production and trade of counterfeit goods, which is expected to exceed US $1 trillion next year. You've probably suffered from it more than once yourself, purchasing on Amazon or eBay what you thought was a brand-name item only to discover that it was an inferior-quality counterfeit.

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