Meta Materials to preview new KolourOptik strip at Banknote & Currency Conference 2022

HALIFAX, N.S. / ACCESSWIRE / February 17, 2022 / Meta Materials Inc. (the “Company” or “META®”) (NASDAQ: MMAT)(FSE: MMAT), a developer of high-performance functional materials and nanocomposites, today announced that its security products business, Nanotech Security, will preview a new technology, KolourOptik® Stripe, at The Banknote & Currency Conference 2022.

The META Nanotech team will be attending the Banknote & Currency Conference February 21-24, 2022 in Washington, DC Organized by Currency Research, this key event is a definitive forum on emerging trends and cutting-edge technologies in the banknote industry. Bank. At the event, registered attendees will be able to experience a demonstration of our upcoming new nanostructure features based on KolourOptik Stripe, which uniquely incorporates more color, greater motion and 3D depth from all angles to complement and secure a history of banknote design.

“KolourOptik Stripe is designed to deliver ultimate banknote security with engaging and intuitive authentication effects,” said Brian Donnelly, Executive Vice President, Sales at META. “We look forward to pre-launch discussions with partners, ticket designers, technical experts, policy makers and issuing authorities as we showcase our new technology and its customizable effects.”

KolourOptik is a patented visual technology exclusive to the government and banknote market and combines sub-wavelength nanostructures and microstructures (also called metamaterials) to create modern overt security features with a unique and customizable optical effect . Once launched, KolourOptik Stripe will be the latest in a line of plasmonic technology products after M2 and KolourDepth™ and is expected to be one of the largest applications in the optical metamaterial industry.

KolourOptik Stripe and its customizable effects are intended to help central banks and governments protect the public from currency counterfeiters and counterfeit-related economic losses. This is a unique opportunity to meet the META Nanotech leadership team in person and learn how nano-optical technology is driving efficiency and security to keep cash a viable and accessible payment instrument. . Contact us to request a quick sample, book a meeting at the Banknote Conference, or learn more about META’s Nanotech offerings for currency protection.

On October 5, 2021, Nanotech Security Corp. became a wholly owned subsidiary of Meta Materials Inc. Nanotech specializes in the design, origination, recombination, and mass production of nanotechnology-based films with applications for a wide variety of products and markets. Our customizable patented nano-optics include visual authentication technology with a unique combination of multiple colors, 3D depth and omnidirectional movement. Visually appealing visible and hidden security features are nearly impossible to duplicate and protect government documents, banknotes and other customer assets while providing a memorable viewing experience. Nanotech LumaChrome™ optical thin film security features have been used in more than 30 banknote denominations.

About Meta Materials Inc.

META® delivers previously unattainable performance, in a range of applications, by inventing, designing, developing and manufacturing durable and highly functional materials. Our extensive technology platform enables leading global brands to deliver breakthrough products to their customers in consumer electronics, 5G communications, health and wellness, aerospace, automotive and clean energy. Our nano-optical technology provides anti-counterfeit security features for government documents and currencies and authentication for brands. Our achievements have been widely recognized, including being named Lux ​​Research Innovator of the Year in 2021. To learn more, visit

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