27 July 1995 Future for security applications of optical holography
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Proceedings Volume 2577, International Conference on Applications of Optical Holography; (1995) https://doi.org/10.1117/12.215299
Event: International Conferences on Optical Fabrication and Testing and Applications of Optical Holography, 1995, Tokyo, Japan
The use of holograms for security and authentication accounts for around half of all optical holograms produced. This sector is crucial to the hologram industry. Yet it is under threat, as holograms become the target of criminals around the world who wish to counterfeit the documents and products the holograms protect. It is possible to produce holograms using techniques and security procedures which raise the barriers to the counterfeiters, but the hologram industry appears to be complacent and inadequately prepared to deal with this threat to its future. This requires the production of appropriate holograms for each application, awareness, education, and policing. A suitable vehicle for the implementation of these tasks now exists in the International Hologram Manufacturers Association and its Hologram Image Register.
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Ian M. Lancaster, Ian M. Lancaster, "Future for security applications of optical holography", Proc. SPIE 2577, International Conference on Applications of Optical Holography, (27 July 1995); doi: 10.1117/12.215299; https://doi.org/10.1117/12.215299


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