IQ Structures introduces two-sided holograms
Simple inspection, extremely difficult immitation of the innovation anti-counterfeit measure.
By: IQ Structures
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"The inspecting person takes an ID card, flip it over and can be sure about genuineness in a few seconds. Such inspection is not more difficult that inspection of an ordinary hologram. However, imitation is incomparably harder", says Petr Franc, Security Division Director in IQ Structures. "Two-sided holograms are challenging for designers. They need to place distinctive visual effects on both sides. We believe in the merge of technical projection of holograms and art design. We apply this integrated approach at our mastering centre and recommend it to our partners and customers."
Robert Dvorak, Business Development Manager in the same division, continues: "This new element integrates hologram and transparent window. Other tools can be added. Our technology also enables the fluent continuation of holograms to non-transparent areas of the card. Security graphics can be integrated as well. From the user point of view, a simple single unit is thus created. Any technical imperfection results in distortion of the appearance. Imitation is virtually impossible."
Integration of holograms with other protection elements has been a long term strategy of IQ Structures. In cooperation with a graphic Security software provider, JURA, IQ Structures (http://www.iqstructures.com/
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