Banknote Security and Authentication

Central Banks Demand Better Banknote Security

With over 170 billion new banknotes put into circulation annually and instances of counterfeit currency on the rise, the need for innovative currency authentication and anti-counterfeiting solutions is a priority for central banks. Currency counterfeiters threaten the livelihoods of the public, corporations, governments, and the global economy.

Our Solution

Nanotech are leaders in banknote security and anti-counterfeiting solutions using leading-edge nanotechnology. Our nano-optic security features help central banks protect the public and governments from counterfeiters and counterfeit-related economic losses. Developed and researched in Canada, Nanotech’s nanotechnology-based solutions include movement, 3D depth, and multiple colours that are nearly impossible to reproduce.

Products

KolourDepth

Based on Nanotech’s KolourOptik® nano-optic display technology, KolourDepth™ banknote security features deliver movement, 3D depth, and multiple colours that offer a wide array of custom design options to capture and hold the user’s attention as they inspect and authenticate a banknote or government document.

KolourDepth security foils and stripes are easy to trigger and intuitive to authenticate. The combination of patented nano-scale origination, proprietary algorithms, and specialized nano-fabrication techniques result in a unique security feature that is nearly impossible to reproduce or reverse engineer.

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M2

Based on Nanotech’s KolourOptik nano-optic display technology, M²™ banknote security features deliver movement, multiple colours, and image inversion in a wide array of custom design options that capture and hold the user’s attention as they inspect and authenticate a banknote or government document.

M² security foils and stripes are nearly impossible to reproduce or reverse engineer due to Nanotech’s patented KolourOptik nano-optic technology. M² makes it easy for users to authenticate a banknote given its simple-to-activate moving images.

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LumaChrome

LumaChrome colour-shifting film provides exceptional banknote security and intuitive currency authentication by way of a simple shift from one colour to a second, distinct colour. LumaChrome has been the standard in document and currency security for over two decades and is proven, secure, easy to use, and durable.

LumaChrome colour-shifting foils and threads offer the brightest colour shift available in the market and are extremely difficult to simulate or reproduce due to the sophisticated production equipment and deeply specialized knowledge required in the manufacturing process.

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