The Flying CartonTracker is an ultra compact unit that handles the printing and verification of each carton with the ability to reject any single carton on the fly. It ensures accurate serialization indentification to address product authentication and traceability requirements in the pharmacetical industry. Gripping the carton from the top, the Flying CartonTracker unit is inserted over an existing line without having to cut or modify the line layout. The unit can be either mobile or fxed into poistion and can be integrated just after a cartoner or at the end of the production line. In addition, the system can be fed automatically or manually by operators and can handle a wide range of carton sizes with speeds of up to 400 cartons per minute. The Flying CartonTracker is part of Optel Vision's TrackSafe solutions to address product authentication and traceability requirements in the pharmaceutical industry.