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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...

Sometimes Nature Trumps Tradition in ID Document Design

While the world increasingly runs on technology, nature is making an unexpected appearance in some countries’ passports and other ID documents. Portraits of monarchs...

Suriname Adds SRD 200 and SRD 500 Denomination Banknotes

The Central Bank of Suriname has added two new denominations to the country’s family of banknotes. The new notes, SRD 200 and SRD 500,...

Zimbabwe Unveils a New Family of Banknotes: The “ZiG”

Effective April 8, 2024, Zimbabwe has a new family of banknotes nicknamed Zig, which stands for “Zimbabwe Gold.” The ZiG currency replaces a Zimbabwean...

Peru Adds a 200-Soles Note to Its Newest Banknote Family

Peru’s newest family of banknotes now has a new member: the 200-soles note, which was put into circulation in December 2023. The Central Reserve...

LIVE BLOG: Illinois allows gender-neutral option on driver’s licenses and ID cards

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