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SICPA has announced a strategic partnership with the Ecuadorian Seed Association (Ecuasem) to combat seed piracy and counterfeiting in the country.

News - September 6, 2022 midnight

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MagVision, the magnetic innovation start-up, has announced a merger with Macon Management and Design (MMD), a UK-based engineering design company.

News - July 6, 2022 midnight

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Chiplytics, a hardware security company building inspection technology that provides insights into the microelectronics supply chain, has announced its official launch from Scout Ventures.

Free - May 30, 2022 midnight

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The Information Technology, Electronics and Communications Department of the Indian state of Telangana has implemented a pilot project for using RFID tags or QR code-enabled systems to track the inventory of gunny (burlap) sacks used for supplying food grain under the state Public Distribution System.

News - April 26, 2022 midnight

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Nitches Inc, a designer and manufacturer of high-end clothing and accessories, has announced the launch of its patent-pending Owner Verification System (OVS) to prove the authenticity of its exclusive capsule collections created with celebrities and influencers.

News - March 1, 2022 midnight

LumaChrome Holographic Gives Two-Factor Authentication

Nanotech Security Corporation, now owned by Meta Materials Inc, is perhaps best known for designing, originating, recombining, and mass-producing nanotechnology-based films for securing documents of value against counterfeiting and tampering. But the Canada-based firm also offers a range of labelling solutions for advanced brand protection, to which it has now added a holographic version.

News - January 27, 2022 midnight

Document Checking in Challenging Environments

Each year, the authentication industry produces tens of millions of documents that require fast and reliable examination to confirm their authenticity. Doculus Lumus® is a mobile document checking device from charismaTec that was developed specifically for use in the often challenging environments of document checking for border management, law enforcement, security printing and banking.

News - January 27, 2022 midnight

Creating Caustic Surfaces

Over the last few years, I have been following a number of technologies to see how these may work together to create eye-catching security features. One good example of these is the use of arrays of micro-lenses to produce caustic surfaces. This is the topic of this article.

News - January 27, 2022 midnight

Nano-Structured Features – Research Continues

Brand owners of mass-produced goods have for some time had access to a range of anti-counterfeit devices, such as holograms, security inks and nano-optic effects that provide clear visual signals of authenticity to consumers.

News - January 27, 2022 midnight