Ernst said the product will be marketed to the fresh produce sectors all around the world.
The size of the label is likely to be size of a business card, she said.
Other future applications for the Thin Film label are possible, including humidity indicators.
The labels are completely disposable and have no toxic compounds, she said.
Ernst said the labels could be designed to be readable by smart phones if marketers and retailers desire, she said.
“This is a totally new way of making electronics and that what makes it possible to bring this into an item-level application,” she said.