Authenticate and Secure Government Documents

Governments Require Better Authentication of Documents

With document counterfeiting, identity theft and tax evasion on the rise, the need for innovative document security solutions is a priority for governments and individuals alike. Passports, identification documents, and tax stamps all require robust anti-counterfeiting technology solutions in order to protect from counterfeits.

Our Solution

META® are leaders in the authentication of government documents using leading-edge nanotechnology. Our nano-optic security features help governments protect the public from counterfeit documents using identity solutions that are high resolution, durable and can be applied onto various materials and substrates. Developed and researched in Canada, our nanotechnology-based solutions include movement, 3D depth, and multiple colours that are nearly impossible to reproduce. The top five anti-counterfeiting technology features for government ID are:


QUANTUM™ stripe

QUANTUM™ stripe, exclusive to the banknote industry, uses our award winning nano-optic display technology that combines multi-directional movement, 3D stereo-depth, high resolution, and multiple colours to deliver unique visual effects that are easy to authenticate and difficult to replicate. 

The QUANTUM™ stripe offers unique, visually compelling effects that are simple to understand but memorable. Our proprietary nanotechnology, and the effects that it delivers, create a next level of security and visual engagement while enhancing the theme of the overall banknote. With a toolkit of highly customizable authentication effects, the 



Based on 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.



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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