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Kerala Introduces Hologram for Certificate Attestation

Following the increasing incidence of fake certificate attestation, NoRKA-Roots, the field agency of the Department of Non-Resident Keralites Affairs (NoRKA), which acts as an interface between the Non-Residents of Keralites (NoRKs) and the Government of Kerala, has introduced a new hologram-embedded adhesive label for the attestation of certificates of candidates from the Indian state.

Secure Documents - June 13, 2024 midnight

AI System Detects Forged Documents with Holographic Protection

Smart Engines, an AI developer, has unveiled an enhanced version of its AI system designed to detect forged documents, with a particular emphasis on holographic protection. The new technology allows for the rapid extraction of data from passports and ID cards while simultaneously verifying their authenticity. What sets this system apart is its ability to perform document verification in real-time video streams.

Secure Documents - March 28, 2024 midnight

Machine-Readable Holograms from IQ Structures

IQ Structures, a research and production organisation focused on nanotechnology engineering, part of the IQS Group, has introduced holograms that can be authenticated automatically. All it takes is a normal light and a mobile phone app.

Technical Features - February 22, 2023 midnight

ODDS Conference Hits the Phygital Nerve

The programme for the second Optical and Digital Document Security (ODDS) conference is now available, demonstrating the importance of this event in bringing together people involved in developing digital systems for identity and financial transactions with the more traditional security document community. The conference will be on 17-19 April 2023 in Prague, Czech Republic.

Events - February 22, 2023 midnight

Regula Rethinks Border Control

The almost unlimited access to high-quality printing services, as well as to sophisticated graphics software, has increased the quality of document forgery in recent years to the point where it is becoming more difficult for border control officers to tell the difference between real and fake secure documents.

Secure Documents - July 19, 2022 midnight

IDEMIA’s New Addition to the LASINK™ Family

In January of this year, Holography News® reported on the launch of LASINK™ Helios from secure identity services company IDEMIA. The company has now added LASINK™ 3D to the family of technologies aimed at protecting the portrait on an ID document from fraud.

Secure Documents - July 19, 2022 midnight

The Future of Security Holograms Looks Bright, with Scattered Showers

For a technology that has seen its own fair share of change since its commercial inception in the 1980s, holography has established itself as a vital part of several industry sectors; most prominently in security print, brand protection, testing and monitoring, head-up displays and most recently as an enabler of virtual and augmented realities.

Events - June 29, 2022 midnight