SNS FiRe Conference Selects TruTag Technologies as a 2017 FiReStarter Company

FiRe convenes global thought leaders to address the world’s greatest challenges

SEATTLE, WA–(Marketwired – June 13, 2017) – Strategic News Service™ (SNS) has selected TruTag Technologies as a 2017 FiReStarter company to be featured at the 15th annual Future in Review (FiRe) Conference. FiRe 2017 will take place October 10-13 at the Stein Eriksen Lodge Deer Valley in Park City, Utah.

Described by The Economist as “the best technology conference in the world,” FiRe features global speakers and participants in technology and the global economy, including Elon Musk, Craig Venter, Michael Dell, Vint Cerf, Leroy Hood, Elena Polyakova, Mark Hurd, Paul Jacobs, Cory Doctorow, Kamran Elahian, Ken Goldman, Dharmendra Modha, and many others. FiReStarters are selected based on the strength of their potential to bring positive change to the world, and are showcased at the FiRe conference in panels throughout the event and with ongoing relationships introduced and supported by SNS.

TruTag Technologies Inc. is a leader in ingestible optical memory and hyperspectral imaging with a vision to improve the safety of food, medicine, and society at large. TruTag has commercialized the world’s most advanced ingestible optical memory (iOM) device combined with advanced mobile hyperspectral imaging platform to provide a plethora of business solutions critical to the digitization of things analog. Applications include product identity for food and medicine; secure labels and documents for businesses and governments; precision drug delivery systems for biotherapeutics; and advanced precision imaging for point-of-care medical diagnostics and machine vision.

“It is an honor to be selected as a FiReStarter company by Strategic News Service (SNS),” said Dr. Hank C.K. Wuh, Chairman of TruTag Technologies. “I look forward to discussing with other global thought leaders the role of innovation for the future of our society, and sharing how TruTag’s game-changing platform will help digitize the analog world and impact the safety of food, medicine, and society at large.”

“In a world that is increasingly beset by IP theft and global counterfeiting in virtually every market, the value of knowing the true provenance of things is becoming paramount. We are delighted to have TruTag as a 2017 FiReStarter company and look forward to helping them promote and grow the company. All of us will benefit,” said Mark Anderson, CEO of Strategic News Service and Chairman of FiRe 2017.

TruTag Technologies has been recognized by the SPIE Prism Awards, the Edison Awards, Fast Company, and R&D 100, and was named a Technology Pioneer by the World Economic Forum as one of the most influential technology companies in the world. Learn more at

fire-logoFuture in Review is a gathering of world-class thought leaders, convened each year with the goal of providing the most accurate look forward in technology. FiRe is a world leader in exploring how technology drives the world economy and in using technology to solve major social challenges. These goals have been consistently achieved through FiRe’s collaboration across technology-driven industries and through active support from the global FiRe community.

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