Octane5 and Crane Currency –
Transforming Product Authentication

Octane5 is proud to partner with Crane Currency to leverage their micro-optic technology for use in the brand protection sector. Together with Crane’s proprietary technology and Octane5’s proprietary marketing-based security approach, this team is ready to transform the practice of brand protection.

Why Micro Optics?





Visually Stunning, Simple To Authenticate

Micro optic technology delivers the highest confidence in a product’s authenticity with visually stunning, intuitive authentication. This secure technology delivers highly engaging 3D effects with unsurpassed depth and movement that enhance shelf appeal and brand perception. This material is also flexible enough to be converted into a wide variety of form factors to meet the diverse needs of global brands including hang tags, pressure sensitive labels, certificates and more.

With one look, you know it’s authentic

Difficult To Replicate

Micro optics technology is used to protect some of the world’s most valuable banknotes and has been proven resistant to the highest forms of counterfeiting attacks for over a decade.

This technology is driven by a team of experience micro-optic designers that generate the most secure and engaging security features. These features are delivered with precision, micro optic lenses as wide as a human hair and ultra-microprinting that is beyond the resolution of traditional security printing. This technology combined with proprietary raw materials, equipment and processes means that Crane is the only company in the world capable of producing this technology.

Consumer-Oriented, Marketing Based Security

Octane5 pioneered the concept of marketing based security and it is built on years of experience in consumer marketing and a deep understanding of the licensing industry and consumer engagement.

Marketing Based Security is more than simply delivering the consumer to a website via a QR code, it’s about delivering the right brand experience to engage with that consumer. Each program is as unique as your brand and range from learning brand and quality perception, delivering sustainability messaging, and much more.