The Gold Standard

MOTION® Switch


MOTION was the first Crane micro-optic solution in banknotes, creating an entirely new type of security feature and setting a new standard of security. Since its first use, it has been issued around the world as a premium security feature. 

MOTION Switch is woven into the paper and the moving images are framed within rectangular windows of the banknote, appearing and disappearing from the center of the substrate. 

Exciting Visual Effects 

MOTION Switch allows the creation of an exciting visual effect from two images. When the note is tilted, the icons switch and move perpendicularly at the same time. 

MOTION Switch can be augmented with UV fluorescence and micro-text. 

Good designs make things even more difficult for counterfeiters and MOTION Switch enables the combination of security print, micro-optics and substrate to work together. Security printing on the reverse of the banknote can deliver complementary effects when viewing MOTION Switch in transmitted light.