New Authentication Contract for De La Rue; Sale on the Cards

De La Rue, a longstanding Microsoft partner, has recently signed a five- year renewal contract to provide authentication products to Microsoft’s OEM, Retail, and Xbox channels. The company has been fulfilling this role for several years. Under the agreement, De La Rue will continue to deliver solutions to Microsoft’s partners worldwide.

Company - June 13, 2024 midnight

Meta Materials Layoff 80% Workforce, Seeks New Capital or Buyer

Meta Materials, a materials and nanotechnology specialist that acquired the security features company Nanotech Security Corp in 2021, has announced an 80% workforce reduction, citing challenges with liquidity and securing additional financing. It is understood that most of the workforce of over 100 has already been let go.

Company - June 13, 2024 midnight

Reconnaissance Announces New Editor

Reconnaissance International, publisher of Holography News® (HN), is delighted to announce the appointment of Chander S Jeena as the new editor of HN.

Company - May 21, 2024 midnight

Nitto Announces Strategic Investment in TruLife Optics

Global materials manufacturer Nitto Denko Corp (headquartered in Japan) has announced the acquisition of an undisclosed stake in TruLife Optics (headquartered in the UK), which specialises in the design, prototyping, mass production, and integration of holographic optical elements (HOEs) for wearable augmented reality devices.

Company - May 21, 2024 midnight

Ceres Holographics’ Multi-Display Innovation

Ceres Holographics is hoping to disrupt current technology in the automotive display industry with what it claims to be the world’s first in-plane heads-up display (HUD), featuring multiple transparent displays on a single windshield.

Company - May 21, 2024 midnight

Gietz Invests in Vinfoil

Supplier of hot-stamping machinery, Gietz, has announced it has invested strategic venture capital in the Netherlands-based Vinfoil in order to strengthen the long- term stability of the company and its product portfolio.

Company - March 28, 2024 midnight