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Technical Features

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Cold Foil – Hot Topic

A revolution is currently in progress which promises to change the way in which holograms and other OVDs are delivered to packaging substrates.

Technical Features - September 27, 2022 midnight

Classified Section

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 - September 27, 2022 midnight

Holography – 75 Years and Going Strong

When considering the role that holography has played in the engineering, technology, art and commercial landscapes, which of the milestones in its development are worthy of celebrating?

News - September 27, 2022 midnight

News in Brief

Breit Technologies has reached an agreement with Inglese srl to distribute Breit's eco-friendly cast-and-cure films to printers and label companies throughout Italy.

News - September 27, 2022 midnight

The Queen, the King, and Holography

During her time on the throne, Queen Elizabeth II's highly recognisable features were captured in several holograms and other heightened reality imagery – but does King Charles III share the same interest in the medium?

News - September 27, 2022 midnight

Fathom Optics for Shorter Print Runs

Holographic foils and lenticular lens sheets are established methods for introducing moving colour and dynamic effects to product labelling. But what happens when the label print run is too small to justify the start up costs of these methods?

Company - September 27, 2022 midnight

IHMA Company Profile – Tin Dan

The IHMA is made up of the world’s leading hologram suppliers and manufacturers. The companies that make up the association come in all shapes and sizes and are distributed across the globe, which Holography News® reflects in this series of member profiles.

Company - September 27, 2022 midnight

IHMA Member Services

The IHMA Patent Newsletter is a monthly review of patents issued in the fields of security, decorative and data storage holography, along with holographic techniques, processes and displays.

IHMA - September 27, 2022 midnight

Banknote Issues with Holograms

There are four items to report in this round up of recent banknote issues using holographic, or other diffractive optically variable, features.

Free - September 27, 2022 midnight

Looking Into Holographic Sights

A little known, but curious, use of a hologram’s ability to reconstruct an image as if it were ‘floating’ in space, is for holographic rifle sights. So how does this relatively new type of aiming system work and what are the advantages and disadvantages?

Free - August 23, 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

Time-Multiplexed Neural Holography

A technology talk given by a team of researchers from Stanford Computational Imaging Lab at SIGGRAPH 2022 reports on potential improvements to near-eye holographic displays.

Free - July 19, 2022 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