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Selection of biometric electoral enrolment systems

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...

UN Event: Global Support for Digital Public Infrastructure

As part of the SDG Action Weekend led by the United Nations, countries, leaders, philanthropies, and multilateral organizations pledged their support to build a...

Physical & Behavioral Biometric Technologies: Part 16

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In a previous article, Ravi Das introduced keystroke recognition technology, including how it works and what it measures. Here he outlines the strengths and...

Final Days for Paper Banknotes in Northern Ireland, Scotland

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The Association of Commercial Banknote Issuers, on behalf of Bank of Ireland UK and Ulster Bank, has announced that all Northern Ireland paper £50...

Physical & Behavioral Biometric Technologies: Part 15

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The last two articles in this extensive series addressed signature recognition technology. Now, expert author Ravi Das moves on to introduce the topic of...

LIVE BLOG: Alaska Airlines digital app allows passengers to verify their U.S. passport before...

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