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Keesing Journal 37

Editorial: Security: Who pays? Who cares? Design: The golden harmony of Fibonacci Striking a fine balance in banknote design Geberal interest: Protecting intellectual property Multimodal biometric...

Keesing Journal 38

Innovation: Palm vein authenticaton and its applications High accuracy biometric authentication General interest: Defining ID cards with ISO/IEC 24789 A new durability standard for the...

Keesing Journal 39

General interest: Image production for identity documents Why achieving optimal image quality is not as easy as it seems Cases analysed: Biocryptography Increasing the protection...

Selection of biometric electoral enrolment systems

The issue of electoral integrity is one that plagues election commissions worldwide, from developed democracies such as the United States of America to rising...

New initiative to support document examination

To ensure that both frontline immigration and border control officers and document examiners can carry out their important responsibilities, the need for continuing support...

Secure colour personalisation

Due to the global use of electronic identity documents, conventional paper documents are increasingly being replaced by modern polymer cards. For these cards, polycarbonate...

Optical effect of novel structural colour OVD

Optically variable devices (OVDs) display special visual effects such as colour-shifting and image-shifting representation. OVDs which are composed of microscopic structures are quite different...

Transliteration of Arabic in MRTDs

ICAO specifies that when a name is “in a national language that does not use the Latin alphabet, a transliteration shall also be provided.” Although...

An introduction to the Biometrics Constitution

Although we have been employing the concept of biometrics in relation to identity verification for a very long time, many people still perceive biometrics...

Palm vein authentication systems and its applications

In recent years, biometric authentication technologies have been widely deployed as a means to verify an individual's identity to prevent information leaks or identity...

The Digital Person: Part 3

This series has, so far, defined the Digital Person and described its evolution, and how the Digital Person compares to ChatBots and Virtual Personal...

LIVE BLOG: Mississippi DPS launches Mississippi Mobile ID and more news…

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

The Digital Person: Part 2

This series began with an expert’s definition and explanation of the Digital Person and a brief history of how it evolved. As we continue...

North Carolina Issuing Redesigned Driver License and ID Card

The North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles has released new driver licenses, permits and identification cards in a new design and integrating the latest in card security...

The Digital Person: Part 1

Whenever you have applied for a job, or even visited an ecommerce store, has it happened that you are, in fact, engaging with Chatbot?...