Full colour holograms great potential on
high security document market
Full colour holograms great potential on high security document market by Martijn van Heerden
Holography dates back to 1947. The Hungarian/British scientist Dennis Gabor worked at British Thomson-Houston in London. He discovered the principle of holography while working to improve the resolution of an electron microscope.
Gabor coined the term hologram from the Greek words: ὅλος (holos, whole) and γραφή (graphe, writing or drawing). Holograms still offer the easiest method for general public to determine if a product is authentic.
Unfortunately, due to the increased availability of hologram origination technology worldwide. Fake products incuding counterfeit holograms are no longer an exception.
Read the article by Martin van Heerden here http://www.hologramstudio.nl/pdf/KJD45_Heerden-p3-9_DEF.pdf