Facial recognition techniques

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With advances in biometrics technology and improvements in IT infrastructure, there is a growing acceptance of face recognition technologies in our daily lives. Arnoud...

EU initiatives in the ID document domain

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In 2016, the EU Commission published its ‘Action plan to strengthen the European response to travel document fraud’. This article will discuss some major...

The Kyrgyz Republic launches new e-passport

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A new e-passport for citizens of the Kyrgyz Republic was successfully launched last month, according to Biometric Update and a LinkedIn article by IT project...
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Pakistan cancels 10-year extension fee

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To facilitate Pakistan’s labour community working abroad, Interior Minister Sheikh Rashid Ahmed announced that the passport validity will be extended from five to ten...

False Alarm: Fake 500-Rupee Banknotes

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A recent social media post caused great confusion by warning that Indian 500-rupee banknotes with the vertical green security stripe near the picture of...

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Sorting Machines of Globalization: The Redefinition of Border

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As the city torn by the Iron Curtain, Berlin uniquely represents the end of a world structured by border separation. In the fall of...