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Subscription service ESPN+ has streamed what they claim to be the world’s first tennis match featuring a real person versus a virtual player. In the match streamed on 7 May, John McEnroe faced off against his younger self – represented by a virtual player powered by artificial intelligence (AI).

News - May 13, 2022 midnight

Classified Section - May 2022

The holography industry creates spectacular imagery for applications in art, science and technology. To do this, the industry has developed an intricate jigsaw of equipment, know-how and people.

News - May 13, 2022 midnight

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West Midlands Police (UK) have released information on what to do if you think you have come across a fake banknote, after a video was posted online showing a counterfeit £20 on which the hologram stripe had been simulated by a sticker.

News - April 25, 2022 midnight

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Disposable vape brand Geek Bar has launched new packaging aimed at combatting counterfeit products. The launch follows a spate of incidents in which non-compliant vapes have been found for sale throughout the UK.

News - March 22, 2022 midnight

Ken Harris (1946-2022) RIP

Holography News® was saddened to learn of the passing of Ken Harris in Bellinzona, Switzerland on 18 January 2022. People who worked with Ken characterise him as a fascinating man; one of those rare people who combined a high level of creative ability with impressive technical skills.

News - March 22, 2022 midnight

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Holographyx has announced that it has recently been granted US Patent # 11,052,020 B2 for its Holo-Blister® product, along with European Patent # EP 3532005 for the development of a cost-effective method to apply holograms to the back of blister packs using conventional heat-seal blister packaging equipment.

News - March 22, 2022 midnight

Authentication & Brand News is Born!

Reconnaissance International, publisher of Holography News®, is pleased to announce the launch of a new sister publication, Authentication & Brand News™, with immediate effect, replacing Authentication News®.

News - February 24, 2022 midnight

Company News

iProov, provider of online biometric face authentication, has announced the publication of its newly granted iProov 9th US patent.

News - February 24, 2022 midnight

HN Goes Live and Online

Reconnaissance International, publisher of Holography News® (HN), is pleased to announce that with effect HN has now moved to a new online platform, incorporating a regular newsfeed service alongside the monthly newsletter.

News - February 24, 2022 midnight

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An urban myth circulating in Christchurch, New Zealand about polymer banknotes has led to genuine notes being refused and damaged. The Reserve Bank of New Zealand (RBNZ) has urged the public to look for a hologram featuring a fern and a map of New Zealand to tell real from fake notes.

News - January 19, 2022 midnight