G&D | ColourShift



ColourShift - Security with style

Instant authenticity check

Astonishingly brilliant

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Functionality and technology

High-tech combined with brilliance

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Interview

One step ahead

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Instant authentication is the trump card

G&D | ColourShift

Banknotes are miniature works of art. The attractive design of the security features draws the observer's attention to them, encouraging users to check the authenticity of the note in an intuitive way. The same applies to security threads, though of course these offer literally little room for design. Window threads must therefore be especially eye-catching in order to attract attention. Striking colors or color shifts and surprising effects are critical here since a distinctive appearance or optically variable shift helps the security feature stay in the memory. A successful security feature is therefore one that allows simple and rapid banknote authentication.

Keeping a lid on global counterfeiting

In developing ColourShift, Louisenthal has produced a security thread that combines attractive design with distinctiveness, individuality and counterfeit protection. In recent years, demand for optically variable security threads has increased exponentially around the world and Louisenthal has since incorporated this security feature into the currencies of 20 countries and more than 40 denominations.

The following pages describe the features and technology of the security threads and the developments to be expected in the future.




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    Casino cash operations

    Integrated solutions for maximum efficiency

    Modern casinos are complex businesses. A customized end-to-end cash processing solution, including workflows and room layout, ensures top-notch security and efficiency.

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    A combination of beauty and functionality

    Banknote architecture

    Aesthetics, counterfeit protection, easy to handle for both people and machines – modern banknote design has to cover a lot of bases.

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    ColourShift

    Security with style

    ColourShift combines an attractive design with the key criteria of distinctiveness, uniqueness and counterfeit protection.

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    Subscription Management

    M2M Enabler for the automotive industry

    More and more devices are getting “smart.” The automotive industry is a pioneer in this field.

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    Electronic payment

    Many countries plan chip migration

    To ensure a secure future, increasing numbers of countries are turning to chip cards, which are significantly more counterfeit-proof than magnetic strip cards.

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    Open standards

    Flexibility through openness

    The OSPT Alliance is committed to an open standard that is fast, flexible, and cost-efficient.

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    The future of the cash cycle (III)

    Software for cash centers

    Productivity and control in a cash center can be increased considerably with the right software that can be adapted to individual processes.

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    Banknotes in circulation

    Fit for people and machines

    Banknotes wear out over time. But how long does our money last for?

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    The future of the cash cycle II

    More capacity with Remote Service

    Stoppages and breakdowns are an annoyance for any business. G&D minimizes this downtime with a comprehensive Remote Service offer.

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    RollingStar

    Creation and development of a security thread

    Brilliance and dynamism: Rolling Star is a unique security feature that combines high-tech innovation and elegance.

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    Hybrid banknote substrate

    Touch and feel the real banknote

    Banknotes often become worn after just a few months. Hybrid, an innovative combination of cotton and polymer, solves this durability problem and offers major savings.

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    Secure mobile OS

    TEE: Trusted Mobile Services for all?

    The growing use of mobile services on smartphones and mobile devices requires new security concepts to protect against data misuse.

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    Product authentication

    Originals and fakes

    Product piracy is no longer a niche market – today it is a global, booming business. Intelligent security features provide companies and users with modern product protection.

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