Cases of Counterfeit and Tainted Alcohol are Reaching Epidemic Levels Hurting Consumers and Damaging Legitimate Brewers, Distillers and Vintners.

Counterfeit, bootlegged and adulterated alcohol endangers legitimate brewers’, distillers’ and vintners’ customers and businesses – anti-counterfeiting tools can help them fight back. Salzburg, 2020-09-08 While cases of alcohol poisoning have been reported as far back as 1976, in 2020, healthcare professionals and government officials have seen a significant increase in deaths tied to the adulteration […]

The Deadly and Hidden Risks Lurking Inside Your Favorite Alcoholic Beverage

Incidents of Tainted, Adulterated, and Counterfeit Liqueurs are on the rise globally, leaving consumers with a ‘bad taste,’ outrageous hospital bills, and even death – what can you do?   Salzburg, 2020-08-19   According to the World Health Organization, illegally produced alcohol accounted for a quarter of all alcohol consumed in 2014 globally. But despite […]

Holography News: Immunity Verification Using Holographic Fingerprint Tags from Authentic Vision

Salzburg, 22.07.2020 Authentic Vision was recently featured in Holography News, a comprehensive information source on the development of holographic products, technologies, services and markets for security, brand enhancement and industrial applications.   We recently launched a GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) compliant holographic fingerprint health tamper-proof tag that provides secure authentication of the health status of […]

Authentic Vision’s Machine Learning And Computer Vision Algorithms Enable Instant Identification Of Counterfeit Products Around The Globe

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   How Authentic Vision utilizes computer vision and optical machine learning to identify counterfeit goods and deliver best-in-class user experience   Salzburg, Austria. July 9, 2020:  Counterfeiting is big business.  Globally, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and EU’s Intellectual Property Office estimate that counterfeit goods account for more than […]

‘BACK TO NORMAL’: Lösungsansatz zur Bestätigung des Immunitätsstatus

Das datenschutzkonforme Gesundheitssiegel von Authentic Vision bietet in epidemiologischen Ausnahmesituationen eine sichere Authentifizierung des Gesundheitszustandes  von  Individuen  und  ermöglicht  diesen  die  staatlich kontrollierte Rückkehr zum normalen Leben.   EINFÜHRUNG Die Auswirkungen der globalen Pandemie haben deutlich gemacht, dass wir in einer neuen Normalität leben, die sich auf alle Facetten unserer Gesellschaft auswirken wird. Die Pandemie […]

Don’t let counterfeiters slow your business.

Salzburg, 3. June 2020 Automotive parts counterfeiting is a global problem with an estimated value of more than $2.2B annually. And despite efforts by governments and industry groups, counterfeiting continues to rise across all automotive categories.  Automotive parts counterfeiting is lucrative and the problem of counterfeit brake components is especially troubling. For consumers, counterfeit brakes […]

“BACK TO NORMAL” – Immunity Verification Solution

Salzburg, 03. June 2020 The privacy-compliant Health Tag from Authentic Vision provides secure authentication of the health status of individuals in exceptional epidemiological situations and enables them to return to normal life with suitable government and oversight by designated authorities.   1 INTRODUCTION As COVID-19 has swept the globe, it has become clear that we […]

A Hairy Problem For Health And Beauty Products Manufacturers: The Increasing Sophistication Of Counterfeiters And Their Fake Products

With DIY and at-home beauty care on the rise, counterfeiters see an opportunity to benefit – they’ll copy your products, steal your profit, and damage your brand.   Salzburg, Austria. April 22, 2020:  With a significant portion of the globe under social distancing and stay-at-home orders, many consumers are faced with taking care of all […]

Authentic Vision Outperforms in Global Reach, Usability, and Compatibility with its Anti-counterfeiting and Authentication App “CheckIfReal”

Is that product genuine or fake? Around the globe, consumers are using Authentic Vision’s CheckIfReal app on smartphones from over 100 different manufacturers to verify product authenticity.   Salzburg, Austria. March 5, 2020: Authentic Vision today released data on the number of supported smartphones and global reach of its authentication platform and reaffirmed its best-in-class position […]

Exotic Cities, Obscure Devices and Solid Solutions: Product Authentication on a Global Scale

02/11/2020 A smartphone app works just fine, as long as your smartphone is a major brand like an Apple iPhone or Samsung Galaxy. But what happens if you go off the beaten path, using a less popular device? You may have never used, or heard of, a Yulong Coolpad 8675-a, or a Umidigi Z2 Pro, […]

Authentic Vision Extends HDMI Licensing Administrator, Inc. Partnership with New HDMI Cable Certification Program

HDMI Licensing Administrator, Inc. (HDMI LA) expands the use of Authentic Vision’s authentication technology for consumers to identify certified HDMI cables   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Salzburg, Austria. January 17, 2020: Building on the successful Premium HDMI Cable Certification Program with HDMI LA, Authentic Vision announced that it has extended its partnership to HDMI LA’s new […]

Authentic Vision and IBM Research Collaborate to Combat Supply Chain Fraud

Authentic Vision’s anti-counterfeiting and authentication solution is a core component of IBM’s Blockchain framework to enhance security, transparency and efficiency of supply chains globally.   Salzburg, Austria. December 11, 2019: Authentic Vision announced a collaboration with IBM Research with the aim to combat product counterfeiting. Integrating its unrivaled holographic fingerprinting, real-time authentication and analytics platform […]

Circular Economy: Keeping Green Good

Most everyone understands the value of recycling. It’s a virtuous circle. Once begun, the impact is limitless. There’s a clear business and social value driving the Circular Economy. Green is good, and so is saving energy and related costs when economies and societies reclaim refined materials and precious resources, and return them to use in […]

Safe at Every Speed: Using Technology to Eliminate the Threat of Counterfeit Parts

Whether you are rolling along at high speed on a highway, or slowly in a school zone, your safety as a driver or passenger is paramount. Governments invest heavily in safety testing and validation. Why? The public has little tolerance for a defective vehicle or auto component. It only takes a few incidents to trigger […]

Anchor Management: Blockchain Security and Stability with Crypto Anchors

Salzburg, 11/18/2019: Most everyone knows that boats and ships use anchors to secure themselves in port. They also lower an anchor in times of distress for stability during unsafe conditions. In nautical technology, an anchor is typically a heavy iron device shaped to grip the bottom and hold a vessel at her berth; emphasis on […]

Authentic Vision and Sociedad Nacional de Industrias Project Aims to Combat Use of Counterfeit Agrochemicals

Spanish version of the PR below Protecting farmers and their crops is the focus of this new program, along with increasing awareness and educating about the environmental and community risks of the use of counterfeit agrochemicals. Salzburg/Lima 11/11/2019: Authentic Vision announced that it has initiated a project with Peru’s Sociedad Nacional de Industrias to combat […]

Salzburger Nachrichten: Wie die Blockchain die Mozartkugel fälschungssicher macht

Salzburg, den 30.09.2019 Während der Bitcoin-Kurs fällt, erobert die dahinter stehende Technologie neue Felder. Österreich will mitmischen: In Wien startet ein hoch dotiertes Blockchain-Zentrum. Was dies mit gepantschtem Olivenöl und Schokolade zu tun hat und wie Authentic Vison zur Lösung dieser Probleme beiträgt, lesen Sie im aktuellen Bericht der SN. Um den vollständigen Artikel anzuzeigen, […]

MyMediabox and Authentic Vision Collaborate to Deliver Industry-leading Authentication and Royalty Compliance Solution

MyMediabox and Authentic Vision Collaborate to Deliver Industry-leading Authentication and Royalty Compliance Solution, helping companies mitigate counterfeiting and reputation risks. Salzburg, Austria. September 24, 2019: MyMediabox is set to announce its newest product, Mediabox-SM (Security Manager), in partnership with Authentic Vision, a leader in the security tag technology space. Mediabox-SM, which is the result of […]

Danfoss Power Solutions Joins Hands with Authentic Vision to Combat Counterfeits and Gray Market Products to Ensure Customers Receive Genuine, High-Quality Danfoss Products

Anti-counterfeiting and authentication solution from Authentic Vision provides industrial equipment manufacturer tools to mitigate threats from counterfeit and gray-market products. Salzburg, Austria. August 23, 2019: Authentic Vision announced today that is has entered into an agreement with Danfoss Power Solutions enabling the company to utilize its anti-counterfeiting and authentication solution to combat the growing threat […]

Getting at the Root Cause: Authentication for Agro-Chemicals

Salzburg, August 14th, 2019 Look around. As you enjoy that salad (kale or beet), put on that blouse or dress shirt (cotton), relax on living room couch (pine) or outdoor hammock (hemp), consider how everything in our consumer culture, our entire culture, depends on agriculture. While we normally associate agriculture with the farming of crops, […]

Smooth Ride

Salzburg, August 7th, 2019 Pouring counterfeit motor oil into a car, motorcycle or commercial engine could be a non-starter, literally. That fake quart of 10/40W could ruin an engine and, to make matters worse, the damage caused by non-approved, non-specified lubricants is not covered by the manufacturer’s warranty. Why? Because the brand on the box […]

Authentic Vintage: Authentication in the World of Wines & Spirits

Salzburg, July 29th, 2019 Zion Market Research reports the global wine market was just over $300 billion in 2017, growing at a healthy annual rate of 6%. By 2023, the wine market will be $423 billion (the GDP of Belgium or Argentina). In other words, the wine market is crushing it. According to MarketLine’s Spirits […]

“Grand Theft Auto”: Putting the Brakes on Fraud and Counterfeit Products in the Automotive Aftermarket

Salzburg, July 25th, 2019 According to the Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA) the U.S. automotive aftermarket was a $287 billion industry in 2017, with projections of a compound annual growth rate of 3.6% for the next three years. This statistic is for domestic automotive only, and does not take into account medium and heavy-duty vehicles. […]

Authentic Vision Enables Blockchain Use Case

Authentic Vision’s Unique Fingerprint bridges Blockchain’s security into the physical world   Salzburg, July 13th, 2019 Authentic Vision, a leader in product and brand authentication, presented a blockchain use case in cooperation with the DTZ (Digitales Transferzentrum) of the University of Applied Sciences Salzburg to the State Secretary Deputy Mariana Kühnel and the President of […]

MyMediabox and Authentic Vision Collaborate to Offer Industry-Leading Authentication and Royalty Compliance Solution

MyMediabox introduces options for their partners to manage security tag lifecycles, helping 125+ leading licensors, agents and thousands of licensees mitigate counterfeiting, reputation risks, and potential lost revenues. Salzburg, July 9th, 2019 MyMediabox announces a new partnership with Authentic Vision, a leader in the product authentication solutions space. The partnership will provide MyMediabox’s clients, consisting […]

Authentic Vision and Eurostampa Partner to Expand Distribution of Secure Authentication Solution for the Wine and Consumable Spirits Industry

Salzburg, July 1st, 2019 Authentic Vision, a leading provider of anti-counterfeiting and authentication technologies, announced it has signed a partnership agreement with Eurostampa, a leader in the wine and spirits labeling industry. The partnership expands Authentic Vision’s reach in the wine and spirits market segment and provides Eurostampa’s customers with a unique anti-counterfeiting and authentication […]

The Tag Revolution: Customer and Commerce Empowerment with Unique Holographic Fingerprint Technology

Salzburg, June 14th, 2019 Global commerce expands markets, shrinks timeframes and leads to accelerated growth and higher margins for today’s brands. But just as the Global platform is an accelerator, it also leads to exposure from fraud, license liability and delays in business intelligence. You can’t be everywhere, all at once, scanning at the granular […]

Digital Crimestoppers

Digital Crimestoppers: How Unique Holographic Fingerprint Technology is Reducing the Threat of Product Counterfeiters Salzburg, June 5th, 2019 Your company’s brand will not fit in a getaway van, but it can certainly be stolen in broad daylight. Your hard-earned reputation will not fit in a satchel hidden beneath the floorboards of a criminal’s shack, but […]

DNV GL joins forces with Authentic Vision to explore solutions for product and supply chain traceability

Agreement signals mutual intent to collaborate in the area of blockchain enabled service offerings for product traceability, anti-counterfeit and digital assurance. Salzburg, May 28th, 2019 DNV GL is teaming up with Authentic Vision to further advance its digital assurance solutions for key industries. The collaboration addresses a growing need for innovative solutions that track products […]

Artwork tokenization

Salzburg, May 27th, 2019   By simplifying and securing the process of verifying an artwork’s authenticity blockchain technology offers the Art world the power to breathe new life into the market’s online investment channels. Blockchain boutique Verum Capital AG has been exploring the subject through a pilot use case. Read more By Janis Graubins Published […]

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Growing Chinese Auto Aftermarket Attracting Supplier and Counterfeiter Attention

During our recent travels in China, we were struck by the rapid growth in auto sales and the total number of cars on the road. This growth and car owners’ resulting needs for repair and maintenance parts will certainly make China an increasing target for auto aftermarket counterfeiters. Salzburg, December 13th, 2018 Protection of auto […]

A View on Globalization & Anti Counterfeiting from Automechanika Shanghai

Automechanika Shanghai wrapped up earlier this week, and we’re still thinking about all that we saw and learned from being on site at this fast-growing event. With an estimated 140,000 visitors and over 6,000 exhibitors from more than 40 countries and regions, there’s no denying that the automotive industry is truly global in nature.Growing Need […]

Anti Counterfeiting and Brand Protection Momentum: Authentic Vision Recognized Among Best Start Ups by Salzburg News

We are pleased to be profiled by Salzburger Nachrichten in its best startups feature! This is a great way to wrap up in 2018, which has been a year of growing momentum. Our anti-counterfeiting solution has protected brands and customers from over 100 million counterfeits in the last year. We send a big thank you […]

N2 Packaging Systems and Authentic Vision Announce Product Authentication and Anti-Counterfeiting Collaboration for the Cannabis Industry

 Authentic Vision, innovators of mobile product authentication technology for product labeling and N2 Packaging Systems, LLC, leaders in cannabis packaging for medicinal and recreational cannabis products, are pleased to announce a new collaboration to add a copy proof holographic fingerprint to N2’s patented packaging and other packaging for cannabis products. Counterfeit products have become an increasing […]

Beyond Labelling: 5 Techniques for Success in Anti Counterfeiting Programs

      At Authentic Vision, we are strong supporters of product security labels to fight the problem of fake goods. But, we know it takes more than just a hologram on product packaging to deliver real anti counterfeiting benefits.   We’ve developed a next gen system of security labels using copy-proof fingerprints and online […]

U.K. Baby Food Buyer Survey Highlights Importance of Anti Counterfeiting Efforts

      A new survey examining consumer awareness and attitudes toward counterfeiting found that U.K. baby food buyers surveyed choose security over price when making their purchasing decisions. Just over 8 in 10 buyers said they would pay more for products they could check are truly authentic.   Respondents reinforced that sentiment throughout the […]

Authentic Vision Brand Licensing Europe 2018 Wrap-up

      We’re still feeling the excitement from Brand Licensing Europe in London last week. The speakers, deals and exhibits demonstrated the momentum that continues in the brand licensing field. But, seeing all of the activity and incredible properties all in one place also reminded us of the real need for anti counterfeiting measures […]

Actionable Advice for Avoiding Counterfeit Automotive Aftermarket Products

      We know that counterfeiting of automotive aftermarket goods is a serious issue in need of more widespread consumer awareness as well as attention by manufacturers and retailers. Car owners confirmed that view in our recent survey but said they needed help identifying fake products.   Now, there are new resources available from […]

Car Owners Speak Out About Counterfeits in Automotive Aftermarket Goods

      The stakes around product counterfeiting are high in the automotive goods aftermarket because of the potential for safety issues and damage to automobiles. Car owners are understandably concerned and willing to take action, according to our just published.   With trade in fake goods having become a $431B problem reaching across geographies […]

Join Us July 25 to Learn About the Newest in Brand Protection Solutions

      Counterfeiting is a critical issue in today’s age of global, unsecured supply chains. Brand piracy presents significant risks for a company’s revenue and reputation – as well as consumer safety. Join Authentic Vision and Dependable Solutions on July 25 for a webinar to learn about the next generation of strategies and technologies […]

Brand Licensing: It’s Time to Go Beyond the Hologram

      Holograms were once the gold standard for product verification. Now, three decades later, the newest technologies are enabling a much more secure and comprehensive solution to product authentication – also going well beyond QR codes and RFID. Yet, many brands have not evolved their approach to protecting their licensed products.   Recently […]

Understanding Today’s Product Authentication Methods: Are You Truly Protected?

    Product authentication must be an essential element in product and brand management programs for companies across all industries.  Our guide to Next Generation Product Authentication can help c-level, risk, product and brand executives understand today’s newest methods and technologies.   Product counterfeiting has emerged as a significant economic issue, with the market value of pirated […]

Fighting Product Counterfeiting in the Age of Free Trade Zones

Free trade zones present a significant threat to the protection of intellectual property and brands due to light regulation and law enforcement, according to a new report1 from OECD and EU Intellectual Property Office examining the link between free trade zones and the flow of counterfeit goods. The study found a direct link between the […]

Piracy in the Automotive Aftermarket – Coming Together for Action

  Our Executive Vice President Mahesh Sundaram was a featured presenter to the Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association’s Intellectual Property Council during the association’s annual Vision Conference held in Chicago. We’re pleased to have been invited and applaud the efforts of the council.   Anti-counterfeiting is one of the top three priorities for AASA, and its […]

Press Release in German: AUTHENTIC VISION UND RESENSIVE

Salzburg, 20. September 2017 AUTHENTIC VISION UND RESENSIVE Gemeinsam erobern zwei Österreichische Unternehmen die dm-Regale Geförderte Innovation führte hier auf schnellstem Weg zu internationalem Erfolg: Die Produkte zweier erfolgreicher Österreichischer Startups sind ab jetzt gemeinsam im Regal der Drogeriekette dm in Bosnien und Herzegowina zu Hause: ReSensive startet mit seinem weltweit neuartigen Produkt für die […]

TAKKT AG Invests in Authentic Vision

Success for the fighter against product piracy Authentic Vision was featured in the Salzburg News on July 25th, 2017. Click on the link to read the article:   Salzburger Nachrichten: Success for the fighter against product piracy

2017 Situation Report on Counterfeiting and Piracy in the European Union

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Europe Crackdown On Fake Pesticides Results In Huge Haul

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Authentic Vision Accelerates with new Investor: TAKKT AG

Authentic Vision accelerates with new investor: TAKKT AG The German specialist in B2B direct marketing TAKKT AG, with its venture investment company TAKKT Beteiligungsgesellschaft (TBG), took part in the recent seven-figure amount Series B investment round in Authentic Vision. Authentic Vision provides a solution to the increasing global counterfeit problems: It makes the world a […]

Nahverkehrskongress 2017 in Salzburg mit Authentic Vision

The annual 4. IGV-Nahverkehrskongress in Salzburg, Austria, took place from the 25. until 26. April 2017 at the Hotel Crowne Plaza – The Pitter and hosted ca. 150 participants. Thomas Weiß, cofunder of Authentic Vision, introduced the brand with its unforgeable fingerprint for products within the category “Start-up Pitches”. “We give products an unforgeable fingerprint and allow manufacturers a […]

The IQ Innovation Award 2017 Goes to Authentic Vision

The Authentic Vision Unique Tag is awarded for its innovative features on counterfeiting and customer communication for the wine industry. The Innovation + Quality conference is a one-of-a-kind forum for ultra-premium wineries that took place March 2nd, 2017, at Charles Krug Winery in St Helena CA (Napa County), hosted by Wine Business Monthly. In addition […]

Authentic Vision wins Austrian Innovation Award for Packaging

The winning solution is a fully integrated security packaging for the pharma industry that was accomplished in cooperation with multiple parties, including Melasan, a sport-supplement producer near Salzburg. Find some press coverage about the award in German Here:   https://www.land-der-erfinder.at/?p=29621 and here:  https://www.salzburg.com/nachrichten/zeitung/sn/artikel/die-schlaue-schachtel-223131/    

German: Authentic vision in newspaper Salzburger Nachrichten

Salzburg startups in Silicon Valley: A model of Itzling Authentic Vision was featured in the Salzburger Nachrichten on November 18, 2016. Click on the link to read the article. www.salzburg.com/nachrichten/medien/sn/artikel/salzburger-start-ups-im-silicon-valley-ein-vorbild-aus-itzling-222653/    

Spängler Familienunternehmen Event 2016

Spängler Familienunternehmen Event 2016

Levensohn Vineyards Implements Copy-Proof Anti-Counterfeiting Label

  Saint Helena, CA, September 14, 2016. Levensohn Vineyards, producers of a premium Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon wine, is the first vintner in the world to fight wine counterfeiters by using Authentic Vision’s patented, copy-proof 3D fingerprint. This security solution assures customers of the authenticity of the wine they have purchased. The technology is embedded in […]

“Lamina Check-it” Authentication Solution by Authentic Vision

LAMINA TECHNOLOGIES and Authentic Vision partner to launch the “Lamina Check-it” authentication solution, an innovative program combining a smartphone application with advanced copy-proof and tamper-resistant product tagging. Yverdon-les-Bains, Switzerland – Salzburg, Austria, September 7st, 2016 –  Lamina Technologies announces the launch of the “Lamina Check-it” authentication solution developed in cooperation with Authentic Vision GmbH. “Lamina […]

Tellurium Q Partners with Authentic Vision

Made in Britain products secured by Austrian security labels ready for counterfeiting challenges around the Globe World-wide premium reputation and hand-built in Britain  – these are just two of many reasons why Tellurium Q® wants their clients to have confidence that they own authentic, high performance cables. Tellurium Q® and Authentic Vision have joined forces to enable customers to securely check […]

Authentic Vision and Proaltitude Collaborate to Stop Counterfeiting in Certification

Both will strive to improve qualifications and safety for workers at heights ProAltitude (member of IRATA) trains and certifies climbers to perform highly complex and dangerous jobs at heights worldwide. These jobs can be anything from cleaning a skyscraper windows to servicing windmills.  Unfortunately, this kind of certification is subject to significant counterfeiting as it […]

Guala Closures Group Partners with Authentic Vision for “Smart” New Anti-Counterfeiting Closure Solution

  Alliance to fight counterfeiting and re-filling, provide trade parallel insights and enable consumer engagement   Guala Closures Group and Authentic Vision have joined forces to launch a new anti-counterfeiting closure solution with a wealth of end-consumer marketing opportunities for the spirits, wine and olive oil industries. The innovative solution will work by enabling smartphone […]

HDMI Press Release

Includes the update on the Authentic Vision powered HDMI Premium Cable Certification Program, which attracted 28 adopters to date HDMI LICENSING, LLC CONTACT: Rob Tobias President, HDMI Licensing, LLC Rob@hdmi.org HDMI Interface Approaches 5 Billion Consumer Devices as Advanced-Performance HDMI Products Reach Market Spotlight on New HDMI Premium Cable Certification Program Participants LAS VEGAS, Nevada […]

HDMI, LLC Selects Authentic Vision as Global Solution Provider

HDMI, LLC Selects Authentic Vision as Global Solution Provider for Consumer Engagement, Including Product Authentication and License Compliance   MEDIA CONTACTS: HDMI Kim Rose ShapeTechnology for HDMI Licensing 650-759-6385 Krose @shapetechmarketing .com     Authentic Vision                                                                                                                              Ivar van Dijk ivd@authenticvision.com HDMI, LLC Selects Authentic Vision as Global Solution Provider for Consumer Engagement, Including Product Authentication and License […]

Cases of Counterfeit and Tainted Alcohol are Reaching Epidemic Levels Hurting Consumers and Damaging Legitimate Brewers, Distillers and Vintners.

Counterfeit, bootlegged and adulterated alcohol endangers legitimate brewers’, distillers’ and vintners’ customers and businesses – anti-counterfeiting tools can help them fight back. Salzburg, 2020-09-08 While cases of alcohol poisoning have been reported as far back as 1976, in 2020, healthcare professionals and government officials have seen a significant increase in deaths tied to the adulteration […]

The Deadly and Hidden Risks Lurking Inside Your Favorite Alcoholic Beverage

Incidents of Tainted, Adulterated, and Counterfeit Liqueurs are on the rise globally, leaving consumers with a ‘bad taste,’ outrageous hospital bills, and even death – what can you do?   Salzburg, 2020-08-19   According to the World Health Organization, illegally produced alcohol accounted for a quarter of all alcohol consumed in 2014 globally. But despite […]

Holography News: Immunity Verification Using Holographic Fingerprint Tags from Authentic Vision

Salzburg, 22.07.2020 Authentic Vision was recently featured in Holography News, a comprehensive information source on the development of holographic products, technologies, services and markets for security, brand enhancement and industrial applications.   We recently launched a GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) compliant holographic fingerprint health tamper-proof tag that provides secure authentication of the health status of […]

Authentic Vision’s Machine Learning And Computer Vision Algorithms Enable Instant Identification Of Counterfeit Products Around The Globe

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   How Authentic Vision utilizes computer vision and optical machine learning to identify counterfeit goods and deliver best-in-class user experience   Salzburg, Austria. July 9, 2020:  Counterfeiting is big business.  Globally, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) and EU’s Intellectual Property Office estimate that counterfeit goods account for more than […]

‘BACK TO NORMAL’: Lösungsansatz zur Bestätigung des Immunitätsstatus

Das datenschutzkonforme Gesundheitssiegel von Authentic Vision bietet in epidemiologischen Ausnahmesituationen eine sichere Authentifizierung des Gesundheitszustandes  von  Individuen  und  ermöglicht  diesen  die  staatlich kontrollierte Rückkehr zum normalen Leben.   EINFÜHRUNG Die Auswirkungen der globalen Pandemie haben deutlich gemacht, dass wir in einer neuen Normalität leben, die sich auf alle Facetten unserer Gesellschaft auswirken wird. Die Pandemie […]

Don’t let counterfeiters slow your business.

Salzburg, 3. June 2020 Automotive parts counterfeiting is a global problem with an estimated value of more than $2.2B annually. And despite efforts by governments and industry groups, counterfeiting continues to rise across all automotive categories.  Automotive parts counterfeiting is lucrative and the problem of counterfeit brake components is especially troubling. For consumers, counterfeit brakes […]

“BACK TO NORMAL” – Immunity Verification Solution

Salzburg, 03. June 2020 The privacy-compliant Health Tag from Authentic Vision provides secure authentication of the health status of individuals in exceptional epidemiological situations and enables them to return to normal life with suitable government and oversight by designated authorities.   1 INTRODUCTION As COVID-19 has swept the globe, it has become clear that we […]

A Hairy Problem For Health And Beauty Products Manufacturers: The Increasing Sophistication Of Counterfeiters And Their Fake Products

With DIY and at-home beauty care on the rise, counterfeiters see an opportunity to benefit – they’ll copy your products, steal your profit, and damage your brand.   Salzburg, Austria. April 22, 2020:  With a significant portion of the globe under social distancing and stay-at-home orders, many consumers are faced with taking care of all […]

Authentic Vision Outperforms in Global Reach, Usability, and Compatibility with its Anti-counterfeiting and Authentication App “CheckIfReal”

Is that product genuine or fake? Around the globe, consumers are using Authentic Vision’s CheckIfReal app on smartphones from over 100 different manufacturers to verify product authenticity.   Salzburg, Austria. March 5, 2020: Authentic Vision today released data on the number of supported smartphones and global reach of its authentication platform and reaffirmed its best-in-class position […]

Exotic Cities, Obscure Devices and Solid Solutions: Product Authentication on a Global Scale

02/11/2020 A smartphone app works just fine, as long as your smartphone is a major brand like an Apple iPhone or Samsung Galaxy. But what happens if you go off the beaten path, using a less popular device? You may have never used, or heard of, a Yulong Coolpad 8675-a, or a Umidigi Z2 Pro, […]

Authentic Vision Extends HDMI Licensing Administrator, Inc. Partnership with New HDMI Cable Certification Program

HDMI Licensing Administrator, Inc. (HDMI LA) expands the use of Authentic Vision’s authentication technology for consumers to identify certified HDMI cables   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Salzburg, Austria. January 17, 2020: Building on the successful Premium HDMI Cable Certification Program with HDMI LA, Authentic Vision announced that it has extended its partnership to HDMI LA’s new […]

Authentic Vision and IBM Research Collaborate to Combat Supply Chain Fraud

Authentic Vision’s anti-counterfeiting and authentication solution is a core component of IBM’s Blockchain framework to enhance security, transparency and efficiency of supply chains globally.   Salzburg, Austria. December 11, 2019: Authentic Vision announced a collaboration with IBM Research with the aim to combat product counterfeiting. Integrating its unrivaled holographic fingerprinting, real-time authentication and analytics platform […]

Circular Economy: Keeping Green Good

Most everyone understands the value of recycling. It’s a virtuous circle. Once begun, the impact is limitless. There’s a clear business and social value driving the Circular Economy. Green is good, and so is saving energy and related costs when economies and societies reclaim refined materials and precious resources, and return them to use in […]

Safe at Every Speed: Using Technology to Eliminate the Threat of Counterfeit Parts

Whether you are rolling along at high speed on a highway, or slowly in a school zone, your safety as a driver or passenger is paramount. Governments invest heavily in safety testing and validation. Why? The public has little tolerance for a defective vehicle or auto component. It only takes a few incidents to trigger […]

Anchor Management: Blockchain Security and Stability with Crypto Anchors

Salzburg, 11/18/2019: Most everyone knows that boats and ships use anchors to secure themselves in port. They also lower an anchor in times of distress for stability during unsafe conditions. In nautical technology, an anchor is typically a heavy iron device shaped to grip the bottom and hold a vessel at her berth; emphasis on […]

Authentic Vision and Sociedad Nacional de Industrias Project Aims to Combat Use of Counterfeit Agrochemicals

Spanish version of the PR below Protecting farmers and their crops is the focus of this new program, along with increasing awareness and educating about the environmental and community risks of the use of counterfeit agrochemicals. Salzburg/Lima 11/11/2019: Authentic Vision announced that it has initiated a project with Peru’s Sociedad Nacional de Industrias to combat […]

Salzburger Nachrichten: Wie die Blockchain die Mozartkugel fälschungssicher macht

Salzburg, den 30.09.2019 Während der Bitcoin-Kurs fällt, erobert die dahinter stehende Technologie neue Felder. Österreich will mitmischen: In Wien startet ein hoch dotiertes Blockchain-Zentrum. Was dies mit gepantschtem Olivenöl und Schokolade zu tun hat und wie Authentic Vison zur Lösung dieser Probleme beiträgt, lesen Sie im aktuellen Bericht der SN. Um den vollständigen Artikel anzuzeigen, […]

MyMediabox and Authentic Vision Collaborate to Deliver Industry-leading Authentication and Royalty Compliance Solution

MyMediabox and Authentic Vision Collaborate to Deliver Industry-leading Authentication and Royalty Compliance Solution, helping companies mitigate counterfeiting and reputation risks. Salzburg, Austria. September 24, 2019: MyMediabox is set to announce its newest product, Mediabox-SM (Security Manager), in partnership with Authentic Vision, a leader in the security tag technology space. Mediabox-SM, which is the result of […]

Danfoss Power Solutions Joins Hands with Authentic Vision to Combat Counterfeits and Gray Market Products to Ensure Customers Receive Genuine, High-Quality Danfoss Products

Anti-counterfeiting and authentication solution from Authentic Vision provides industrial equipment manufacturer tools to mitigate threats from counterfeit and gray-market products. Salzburg, Austria. August 23, 2019: Authentic Vision announced today that is has entered into an agreement with Danfoss Power Solutions enabling the company to utilize its anti-counterfeiting and authentication solution to combat the growing threat […]

Getting at the Root Cause: Authentication for Agro-Chemicals

Salzburg, August 14th, 2019 Look around. As you enjoy that salad (kale or beet), put on that blouse or dress shirt (cotton), relax on living room couch (pine) or outdoor hammock (hemp), consider how everything in our consumer culture, our entire culture, depends on agriculture. While we normally associate agriculture with the farming of crops, […]

Smooth Ride

Salzburg, August 7th, 2019 Pouring counterfeit motor oil into a car, motorcycle or commercial engine could be a non-starter, literally. That fake quart of 10/40W could ruin an engine and, to make matters worse, the damage caused by non-approved, non-specified lubricants is not covered by the manufacturer’s warranty. Why? Because the brand on the box […]

Authentic Vintage: Authentication in the World of Wines & Spirits

Salzburg, July 29th, 2019 Zion Market Research reports the global wine market was just over $300 billion in 2017, growing at a healthy annual rate of 6%. By 2023, the wine market will be $423 billion (the GDP of Belgium or Argentina). In other words, the wine market is crushing it. According to MarketLine’s Spirits […]

“Grand Theft Auto”: Putting the Brakes on Fraud and Counterfeit Products in the Automotive Aftermarket

Salzburg, July 25th, 2019 According to the Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association (AASA) the U.S. automotive aftermarket was a $287 billion industry in 2017, with projections of a compound annual growth rate of 3.6% for the next three years. This statistic is for domestic automotive only, and does not take into account medium and heavy-duty vehicles. […]

Authentic Vision Enables Blockchain Use Case

Authentic Vision’s Unique Fingerprint bridges Blockchain’s security into the physical world   Salzburg, July 13th, 2019 Authentic Vision, a leader in product and brand authentication, presented a blockchain use case in cooperation with the DTZ (Digitales Transferzentrum) of the University of Applied Sciences Salzburg to the State Secretary Deputy Mariana Kühnel and the President of […]

MyMediabox and Authentic Vision Collaborate to Offer Industry-Leading Authentication and Royalty Compliance Solution

MyMediabox introduces options for their partners to manage security tag lifecycles, helping 125+ leading licensors, agents and thousands of licensees mitigate counterfeiting, reputation risks, and potential lost revenues. Salzburg, July 9th, 2019 MyMediabox announces a new partnership with Authentic Vision, a leader in the product authentication solutions space. The partnership will provide MyMediabox’s clients, consisting […]

Authentic Vision and Eurostampa Partner to Expand Distribution of Secure Authentication Solution for the Wine and Consumable Spirits Industry

Salzburg, July 1st, 2019 Authentic Vision, a leading provider of anti-counterfeiting and authentication technologies, announced it has signed a partnership agreement with Eurostampa, a leader in the wine and spirits labeling industry. The partnership expands Authentic Vision’s reach in the wine and spirits market segment and provides Eurostampa’s customers with a unique anti-counterfeiting and authentication […]

The Tag Revolution: Customer and Commerce Empowerment with Unique Holographic Fingerprint Technology

Salzburg, June 14th, 2019 Global commerce expands markets, shrinks timeframes and leads to accelerated growth and higher margins for today’s brands. But just as the Global platform is an accelerator, it also leads to exposure from fraud, license liability and delays in business intelligence. You can’t be everywhere, all at once, scanning at the granular […]

Digital Crimestoppers

Digital Crimestoppers: How Unique Holographic Fingerprint Technology is Reducing the Threat of Product Counterfeiters Salzburg, June 5th, 2019 Your company’s brand will not fit in a getaway van, but it can certainly be stolen in broad daylight. Your hard-earned reputation will not fit in a satchel hidden beneath the floorboards of a criminal’s shack, but […]

DNV GL joins forces with Authentic Vision to explore solutions for product and supply chain traceability

Agreement signals mutual intent to collaborate in the area of blockchain enabled service offerings for product traceability, anti-counterfeit and digital assurance. Salzburg, May 28th, 2019 DNV GL is teaming up with Authentic Vision to further advance its digital assurance solutions for key industries. The collaboration addresses a growing need for innovative solutions that track products […]

Artwork tokenization

Salzburg, May 27th, 2019   By simplifying and securing the process of verifying an artwork’s authenticity blockchain technology offers the Art world the power to breathe new life into the market’s online investment channels. Blockchain boutique Verum Capital AG has been exploring the subject through a pilot use case. Read more By Janis Graubins Published […]

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Growing Chinese Auto Aftermarket Attracting Supplier and Counterfeiter Attention

During our recent travels in China, we were struck by the rapid growth in auto sales and the total number of cars on the road. This growth and car owners’ resulting needs for repair and maintenance parts will certainly make China an increasing target for auto aftermarket counterfeiters. Salzburg, December 13th, 2018 Protection of auto […]

A View on Globalization & Anti Counterfeiting from Automechanika Shanghai

Automechanika Shanghai wrapped up earlier this week, and we’re still thinking about all that we saw and learned from being on site at this fast-growing event. With an estimated 140,000 visitors and over 6,000 exhibitors from more than 40 countries and regions, there’s no denying that the automotive industry is truly global in nature.Growing Need […]

Anti Counterfeiting and Brand Protection Momentum: Authentic Vision Recognized Among Best Start Ups by Salzburg News

We are pleased to be profiled by Salzburger Nachrichten in its best startups feature! This is a great way to wrap up in 2018, which has been a year of growing momentum. Our anti-counterfeiting solution has protected brands and customers from over 100 million counterfeits in the last year. We send a big thank you […]

N2 Packaging Systems and Authentic Vision Announce Product Authentication and Anti-Counterfeiting Collaboration for the Cannabis Industry

 Authentic Vision, innovators of mobile product authentication technology for product labeling and N2 Packaging Systems, LLC, leaders in cannabis packaging for medicinal and recreational cannabis products, are pleased to announce a new collaboration to add a copy proof holographic fingerprint to N2’s patented packaging and other packaging for cannabis products. Counterfeit products have become an increasing […]

Beyond Labelling: 5 Techniques for Success in Anti Counterfeiting Programs

      At Authentic Vision, we are strong supporters of product security labels to fight the problem of fake goods. But, we know it takes more than just a hologram on product packaging to deliver real anti counterfeiting benefits.   We’ve developed a next gen system of security labels using copy-proof fingerprints and online […]

U.K. Baby Food Buyer Survey Highlights Importance of Anti Counterfeiting Efforts

      A new survey examining consumer awareness and attitudes toward counterfeiting found that U.K. baby food buyers surveyed choose security over price when making their purchasing decisions. Just over 8 in 10 buyers said they would pay more for products they could check are truly authentic.   Respondents reinforced that sentiment throughout the […]

Authentic Vision Brand Licensing Europe 2018 Wrap-up

      We’re still feeling the excitement from Brand Licensing Europe in London last week. The speakers, deals and exhibits demonstrated the momentum that continues in the brand licensing field. But, seeing all of the activity and incredible properties all in one place also reminded us of the real need for anti counterfeiting measures […]

Actionable Advice for Avoiding Counterfeit Automotive Aftermarket Products

      We know that counterfeiting of automotive aftermarket goods is a serious issue in need of more widespread consumer awareness as well as attention by manufacturers and retailers. Car owners confirmed that view in our recent survey but said they needed help identifying fake products.   Now, there are new resources available from […]

Car Owners Speak Out About Counterfeits in Automotive Aftermarket Goods

      The stakes around product counterfeiting are high in the automotive goods aftermarket because of the potential for safety issues and damage to automobiles. Car owners are understandably concerned and willing to take action, according to our just published.   With trade in fake goods having become a $431B problem reaching across geographies […]

Join Us July 25 to Learn About the Newest in Brand Protection Solutions

      Counterfeiting is a critical issue in today’s age of global, unsecured supply chains. Brand piracy presents significant risks for a company’s revenue and reputation – as well as consumer safety. Join Authentic Vision and Dependable Solutions on July 25 for a webinar to learn about the next generation of strategies and technologies […]

Brand Licensing: It’s Time to Go Beyond the Hologram

      Holograms were once the gold standard for product verification. Now, three decades later, the newest technologies are enabling a much more secure and comprehensive solution to product authentication – also going well beyond QR codes and RFID. Yet, many brands have not evolved their approach to protecting their licensed products.   Recently […]

Understanding Today’s Product Authentication Methods: Are You Truly Protected?

    Product authentication must be an essential element in product and brand management programs for companies across all industries.  Our guide to Next Generation Product Authentication can help c-level, risk, product and brand executives understand today’s newest methods and technologies.   Product counterfeiting has emerged as a significant economic issue, with the market value of pirated […]

Fighting Product Counterfeiting in the Age of Free Trade Zones

Free trade zones present a significant threat to the protection of intellectual property and brands due to light regulation and law enforcement, according to a new report1 from OECD and EU Intellectual Property Office examining the link between free trade zones and the flow of counterfeit goods. The study found a direct link between the […]

Piracy in the Automotive Aftermarket – Coming Together for Action

  Our Executive Vice President Mahesh Sundaram was a featured presenter to the Automotive Aftermarket Suppliers Association’s Intellectual Property Council during the association’s annual Vision Conference held in Chicago. We’re pleased to have been invited and applaud the efforts of the council.   Anti-counterfeiting is one of the top three priorities for AASA, and its […]

Press Release in German: AUTHENTIC VISION UND RESENSIVE

Salzburg, 20. September 2017 AUTHENTIC VISION UND RESENSIVE Gemeinsam erobern zwei Österreichische Unternehmen die dm-Regale Geförderte Innovation führte hier auf schnellstem Weg zu internationalem Erfolg: Die Produkte zweier erfolgreicher Österreichischer Startups sind ab jetzt gemeinsam im Regal der Drogeriekette dm in Bosnien und Herzegowina zu Hause: ReSensive startet mit seinem weltweit neuartigen Produkt für die […]

TAKKT AG Invests in Authentic Vision

Success for the fighter against product piracy Authentic Vision was featured in the Salzburg News on July 25th, 2017. Click on the link to read the article:   Salzburger Nachrichten: Success for the fighter against product piracy

2017 Situation Report on Counterfeiting and Piracy in the European Union

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Europe Crackdown On Fake Pesticides Results In Huge Haul

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Authentic Vision Accelerates with new Investor: TAKKT AG

Authentic Vision accelerates with new investor: TAKKT AG The German specialist in B2B direct marketing TAKKT AG, with its venture investment company TAKKT Beteiligungsgesellschaft (TBG), took part in the recent seven-figure amount Series B investment round in Authentic Vision. Authentic Vision provides a solution to the increasing global counterfeit problems: It makes the world a […]

Nahverkehrskongress 2017 in Salzburg mit Authentic Vision

The annual 4. IGV-Nahverkehrskongress in Salzburg, Austria, took place from the 25. until 26. April 2017 at the Hotel Crowne Plaza – The Pitter and hosted ca. 150 participants. Thomas Weiß, cofunder of Authentic Vision, introduced the brand with its unforgeable fingerprint for products within the category “Start-up Pitches”. “We give products an unforgeable fingerprint and allow manufacturers a […]

The IQ Innovation Award 2017 Goes to Authentic Vision

The Authentic Vision Unique Tag is awarded for its innovative features on counterfeiting and customer communication for the wine industry. The Innovation + Quality conference is a one-of-a-kind forum for ultra-premium wineries that took place March 2nd, 2017, at Charles Krug Winery in St Helena CA (Napa County), hosted by Wine Business Monthly. In addition […]

Authentic Vision wins Austrian Innovation Award for Packaging

The winning solution is a fully integrated security packaging for the pharma industry that was accomplished in cooperation with multiple parties, including Melasan, a sport-supplement producer near Salzburg. Find some press coverage about the award in German Here:   https://www.land-der-erfinder.at/?p=29621 and here:  https://www.salzburg.com/nachrichten/zeitung/sn/artikel/die-schlaue-schachtel-223131/    

German: Authentic vision in newspaper Salzburger Nachrichten

Salzburg startups in Silicon Valley: A model of Itzling Authentic Vision was featured in the Salzburger Nachrichten on November 18, 2016. Click on the link to read the article. www.salzburg.com/nachrichten/medien/sn/artikel/salzburger-start-ups-im-silicon-valley-ein-vorbild-aus-itzling-222653/    

Spängler Familienunternehmen Event 2016

Spängler Familienunternehmen Event 2016

Levensohn Vineyards Implements Copy-Proof Anti-Counterfeiting Label

  Saint Helena, CA, September 14, 2016. Levensohn Vineyards, producers of a premium Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon wine, is the first vintner in the world to fight wine counterfeiters by using Authentic Vision’s patented, copy-proof 3D fingerprint. This security solution assures customers of the authenticity of the wine they have purchased. The technology is embedded in […]

“Lamina Check-it” Authentication Solution by Authentic Vision

LAMINA TECHNOLOGIES and Authentic Vision partner to launch the “Lamina Check-it” authentication solution, an innovative program combining a smartphone application with advanced copy-proof and tamper-resistant product tagging. Yverdon-les-Bains, Switzerland – Salzburg, Austria, September 7st, 2016 –  Lamina Technologies announces the launch of the “Lamina Check-it” authentication solution developed in cooperation with Authentic Vision GmbH. “Lamina […]

Tellurium Q Partners with Authentic Vision

Made in Britain products secured by Austrian security labels ready for counterfeiting challenges around the Globe World-wide premium reputation and hand-built in Britain  – these are just two of many reasons why Tellurium Q® wants their clients to have confidence that they own authentic, high performance cables. Tellurium Q® and Authentic Vision have joined forces to enable customers to securely check […]

Authentic Vision and Proaltitude Collaborate to Stop Counterfeiting in Certification

Both will strive to improve qualifications and safety for workers at heights ProAltitude (member of IRATA) trains and certifies climbers to perform highly complex and dangerous jobs at heights worldwide. These jobs can be anything from cleaning a skyscraper windows to servicing windmills.  Unfortunately, this kind of certification is subject to significant counterfeiting as it […]

Guala Closures Group Partners with Authentic Vision for “Smart” New Anti-Counterfeiting Closure Solution

  Alliance to fight counterfeiting and re-filling, provide trade parallel insights and enable consumer engagement   Guala Closures Group and Authentic Vision have joined forces to launch a new anti-counterfeiting closure solution with a wealth of end-consumer marketing opportunities for the spirits, wine and olive oil industries. The innovative solution will work by enabling smartphone […]

HDMI Press Release

Includes the update on the Authentic Vision powered HDMI Premium Cable Certification Program, which attracted 28 adopters to date HDMI LICENSING, LLC CONTACT: Rob Tobias President, HDMI Licensing, LLC Rob@hdmi.org HDMI Interface Approaches 5 Billion Consumer Devices as Advanced-Performance HDMI Products Reach Market Spotlight on New HDMI Premium Cable Certification Program Participants LAS VEGAS, Nevada […]

HDMI, LLC Selects Authentic Vision as Global Solution Provider

HDMI, LLC Selects Authentic Vision as Global Solution Provider for Consumer Engagement, Including Product Authentication and License Compliance   MEDIA CONTACTS: HDMI Kim Rose ShapeTechnology for HDMI Licensing 650-759-6385 Krose @shapetechmarketing .com     Authentic Vision                                                                                                                              Ivar van Dijk ivd@authenticvision.com HDMI, LLC Selects Authentic Vision as Global Solution Provider for Consumer Engagement, Including Product Authentication and License […]