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Bonding solutions in e-Passports

In this article, Erwin Herzog describes how adhesives contribute to secure biometric and non-biometric passports during the production and personalisation stage and in daily...

E-passports and automated bordercrossing

Since the few years that electronic or e-Passports have been in use, considerable experience has been gained regarding their usage. It is obvious that,...

Smart card middleware technology

Smart card middleware is a software component connecting a smart card with an application such as a web browser. In this article, Markus Hoffmeister...

Multicoloured, 3D floating images

Today’s credential security technologies are largely concentrated in holographic foils, which offer the benefits of being overt and tamper-resistant. However, the low durability of...

Electronic identification

The main trend at the beginning of this millennium is that everything is going ‘e’: from health, commerce and police reports to hotel bookings....

LIVE BLOG: US Virgin Islands’ new Limited-Purpose DL, ID card for non-citizens

To find news about a specific state, click on the state abbreviation here: For news about a specific US Territory, click on the US...

New State-of-the-Art Banknote Security Feature: Nanoswitch™

On July 20, 1969, more than 500 million people around the world watched the Moon landing, the “great leap for mankind.” This was a...

The Evolution of Veridos’ New Lumen ID Echo Security Feature

Earlier this year, Veridos, a global leader in identity solutions, delivered the new state-of-the-art Macau Electronic ID which includes the company’s new Lumen ID...

Argentina Releases a New 10,000-Pesos Banknote

The Central Bank of the Argentine Republic (BCRA) put a new $10,000 banknote into circulation on May 7, 2024. Argentina’s ongoing high inflation necessitated...

The Menace of Deepfakes: Part 2

In a previous article, Cyber expert Ravi Das defined Deepfakes, the algorithms behind them, and the damage they can inflict on their victims. Here...