Ian Lancaster

Ian Lancaster
Ian Lancaster is a holography specialist and consultant with considerable experience in the field of anti-counterfeiting, security and authentication. He has served as General Secretary to the Interna­tional Hologram Manu­facturers Association since its foundation in 1994, and was recently appointed Chairman of the new CEN Workshop on Protocols for Detecting Counterfeits. Prior to founding Reconnaissance International, which offers consultancy services, he established Third Dimension Ltd, a company that manu­factures holograms. Ian has served as Executive Director of the Museum of Holography in New York.

20 years of commercial holography

Ian Lancaster, general secretary of the International Hologram Manufacturers Association, is stepping down after more than 20 years of service. Ian gives his insight...

Advanced hologram technology

Reports that China is flooding the United States with high‑quality fake driving licenses and other similar incidences remind us constantly that the battle to...

Innovation drives hologram document protection

It might be more than 65 years since the invention of the hologram but today the technology remains a potent weapon in the ongoing...