News and trends from a nanoworld

IQ System: advanced optics for sustainable lighting from NANOPTIQS

IQS NANOPTIQS has launched IQ System, the first nanotechnology lighting optics to be delivered as a modular kit. IQ System means lighting manufacturers and designers can now design and produce luminaires that are much slimmer, save material and energy, and provide precisely controlled light distribution for a wide variety of

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IQ Vinyl – vinyl records with holographic effects

IQ Structures, a first-class supplier of anti-counterfeiting protection based on advanced optical nanostructures, has launched IQ Vinyl, a product enabling the production of gramophone records with large holograms covering the whole vinyl surface. This patented technology is particularly appropriate for special and anniversary editions, gift series, and more, elevating vinyl

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Biomedical micro-implants made with 3D nanoprinter

At the 3D Nanoprinting Conference in Lelekovice, Brno Region, IQS Nano presented the first Czech 3D nanoprinter capable of producing extremely detailed objects. The printer produces objects with dimensions of less than 100 nanometres. This innovative device was developed in cooperation with the Institute of Scientific Instruments of the Czech Academy

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IQ Structures expands production of security features for ID documents

IQ Structures, a research and manufacturing organisation focused on nanotechnology engineering, a member of the IQS Group, announced that it has received orders for anti-counterfeiting protection for nearly 50 million personal documents for this year. These include polycarbonate passports, ID cards and driver’s licenses. The applied product is IQ proID.

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Fabio Tremolada appointed to the IQ Structures board

IQ Structures, a research and manufacturing organisation focused on nanotechnology engineering, today announced the appointment of Fabio Tremolada as a new member of the board of directors. Fabio has over 25 years of experience in the field of document, banknote and product security at Hologram Industries, SICPA and SURYS. He

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IQ Structures introduces hybrid ID documents

IQ Structures, a research and production organisation focused on nanotechnology engineering, is launching holographic technology for virtual ID cards based on an unforgeable physical document. The new solution overcomes the weakness of leaving holders of the virtual IDs themselves vulnerable to hacking attacks. If there is no physical document and

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IQ Structures confirms entry into a new era of security holography

Nanotechnology engineering beats existing computer generated holography. That’s the main lesson from the Excellence in Holography awards, organised by the industry trade body International Hologram Manufacturers Association (IHMA), where IQ Structures, a research and production organisation, a member of IQS Group, won the main category ‘The Best Origination’. It turns

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IQ Structures brings machine-readable holograms

IQ Structures has introduced holograms that can be authenticated automatically. All it takes is a normal light and a mobile phone app. When checking the security features, it can happen that the supervisor is not completely sure of the authenticity and yet, for various reasons, is not able to verify

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IQ structures wins tender for protection of Czech ID

IQ Structures has announced that it has been selected as the supplier of anti-counterfeiting protection for the ID card of the Czech Republic (population 10 million). The thorough selection process took several years, involved major global players and the result is definitive. The winning solution is based on IQ proID

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