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How do Infra Red active security materials work?

First of all, we must explain that IR light is not visible to the human eye. We can recognize it by using special prints or an IR camera.   First solution: Use of Up-Converting (anti-Stokes) security pigments. These luminescent materials convert near infrared (NIR) laser light to visible (VIS) light. The anti-Stokes shift occurs when the emission is a shorter wavelength than the original excitation wavelength. Ge...

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Speaker Spotlight on Kerre Corbin, Counterfeit Analyst, De La Rue

With Anti-Countefeit & Currency Conference around the corner, we speak with Kerre Corbin, Counterfeit Analyst at De La Rue who will be sharing her trailblazing knowledge at the Plenary Session 'Know Your Counterfeiter', taking place November 7, 2018. Read th...

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Lowering cash management costs – 7 best practices for the merchant community

The importance of efficient cash management Despite a gradual decline in usage, cash volumes remain high and cash continues to be a widely used form of payment by consumers.  A combination of rising interest rates, increasing labor costs, reduced banking options, and industry-changing merger and acquisition announcements mean that now more than ever merchants need to focus their attention on optimizing their cash handling costs. The four key drivers for merchants in all...

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In wake of cash industry bomb-shell, payments consultancy hosts specialized cash management forum for merchants

The cash industry in the U.S. has long been a difficult market for U.S.-based merchants to operate in – from often limited regional coverage, managing multiple supplier relationships, and navigating an estate spread over 3.7 million square miles – merchants often struggle to get their cash arrangements right. Add into the mix the recent announcement from Brink’s of its intention to acquire competitor, Dunbar, and now is a tumultuous time for cash-focused payment professionals in...

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The 3 Keys to KICTeam’s Lasting OEM Partnerships

The relationship between an OEM and a product provider is one that is built on trust and reliability. The OEM must count on the provider to dedicate their time and resources to the design and distribution of their products. In turn the provider gains industry confidence and a long-term partner. How you approach this partnership is crucial to the future of the relationship and each other’s success. ...

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Guardian™ at the Forefront of Banknote Security

As more central banks adopt Guardian™ polymer banknotes, CCL Secure redefines banknote security.  CCL Secure was born out of a central bank’s vision to build a better banknote – one that was cleaner, safer and stronger – and this goal has underpinned Guardian™ polymer substrate technology ever since. Following several years of extensive research and development, Australia beg...

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Anti-Counterfeit & Currency Expo has partnered with Global Coin Solutions

Anti-Counterfeit & Currency Expo has partnered with Global Coin Solutions (GCS), the Leader in Foreign Currency Fundraising, to collect donations for the NCRG, whose mission is to help individuals and families affected by gambling disorder through high quality research and evidence-based educational programs on gambling disorder and responsible gaming. Collection boxes will be placed throughout the Anti-Counterfeit & Currency Expo.  Donations of any ...

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How do UV fluorescent security pigments work?

UV fluorescent security materials are able to absorb non-visible light in the UV‑A (365 nm, black light), UV‑B (300 nm), or UV‑C (254 nm) region and emit visible light in the whole range of the visible spectra. LuminoChem’s special luminescent products have an easy to implement fluorescent effect displaying colours from ice blue to deep red.  ...

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