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New Online Guides to Holographic Terms and Milestones

An international trade body has produced a new glossary to help people better understand holographic terms and definitions, as well as a timeline and milestones to mark the history of holography since its invention in 1947. The initiative by the International Hologram Manufacturers Association (IHMA) is part of a wider …


IHMA Warns Over Africa’s Fake Covid Vaccines

Africa’s law enforcement agencies are urged to step up their investment in anti-counterfeiting measures before the trade in fake Covid 19 vaccines spirals out of control. The advice from the International Hologram Manufacturers Association (IHMA) comes in the wake of reports by the Institute for Security Studies* of seizures of …


IHMA Says Holograms Make Tasty Addition To Food Safety

News that holograms could be ‘printed’ on food shows how innovation continues to push the technology’s boundaries, says the International Hologram Manufacturers Association. The move follows reports from the USA that scientists have moulded edible holograms onto chocolate. Although it’s early days, and the process only works for certain types …


IHMA Warns Over Latest Covid Counterfeiting Scam

The IHMA says news that people are being duped into buying fake Covid tests reinforces the urgent need for manufacturers and law enforcement agencies to step up investment in anti-counterfeiting measures including product security devices. The message comes in the wake of reports this week of illicit sales of fake …


Banknote Protection Thrown Into Sharp Focus By Counterfeiting Scam

News of the UK’s largest cash counterfeit scam has focused fresh attention on the vital importance of stepping up investment in effective security devices to protect banknotes, says a global trade body. According to the International Hologram Manufacturers Association (IHMA), news that three men have received jail sentences for their …


Industry Awards Reflect Holography’s Continued Success Despite Global Challenges

A global industry that continues to expand and innovate is reflected by the winners of this year’s Excellence in Holography awards, organised by industry trade body International Hologram Manufacturers Association (IHMA). The awards mark the pinnacle of success for those who have been involved at the forefront of developing innovative …


Strong Demand for Anti-Counterfeiting Devices to Drive Holography Growth Despite COVID

New demand for security and authentication devices to tackle the threat of counterfeiting caused by the Covid crisis will strengthen the holography market in 2021, according to a global trade body. The International Hologram Manufacturers Association (IHMA) says authentication and track and trace systems, which use holographic technologies, will help …


Holography Conference Goes Online – Call For Papers

Reconnaissance has announced that The Holography Conference™ will now be an online event called The Holography Conference Online™ (THCO), and has published the Call for Papers for the event, which will be held over 8-9 December 2020. Click here to Register Online!  The Holography Conference is the only global conference for …


Lives at Risk Says Trade Body as Counterfiting Flourishes in Covid crisis

New reports stress the dangers of buying fake products online during Covid-19, says a global trade body, which is driving demand for more investment in security devices. According to the International Hologram Manufacturers Association (IHMA), published news reports strengthen concerns about e-commerce-based businesses being targets for exploitation during the pandemic …


New General Secretary for Holography Trade Body as it Eyes Expansion and Growth

The International Hologram Manufacturers Association (IHMA) has outlined plans for growth with the appointment of a new general secretary. Serge Wsevolojskoy, who succeeds Dr Mark Deakes, will continue to spearhead the IHMA’s leadership of the world’s major producers and converters of holograms for authentication, ID, packaging, graphics and other commercial …