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Keesing Journal 40

General interest: Looking back and ahead A biometric anniversary Innovation: Spotting the differences The revision of the EUR 5 Cases analysed: Disruptive technologies in personal identification ...

Keesing Journal 41

Editorial: Full circle Innovation: Current aspects in machine authentication of security documents Part 1: Do we need optical document security? General interest: Innovation drives hologram document...

Keesing Journal 42

Editorial: The human factor General interest: Optiks™: past, present and future How experimental work can lead to different opportunities Practical experience: Meeting...

Hype or trend?

Sector organisation IATA predicts flight movements will grow by 30% by the end of 2016 (an increase of 800 million travellers). All these travellers...

Meeting the Olympic challenge

In the summer of 2012, London hosted the biggest sporting event in the world: the Olympic and Paralympic Games. Many commentators agree that the...

Optiks™: past, present and future

In this article, Malcolm Knight discusses the history, technology and status of the banknote feature termed Optiks™. The journey has not been straightforward and...

Fighting crime in Africa

The organisation and management of a country’s identity infrastructure requires the continuous attention of the government. The changes in types of fraud and the...

Part 2: Seeing eye to eye on iris recognition

Ravi Das After the 9/11 terrorist attacks in 2001, the use of biometrics increased dramatically as a means of positively verifying and/or identifying an individual....

SPARK®

This article focuses on the innovative optical technology SPARK®, designed for front-line authentication required for level one protection. The cutting-edge technology - encompassing patented...

New application makes life easier

As all around the world people are becoming increasingly mobile, new demands are being placed on their technological environment. Modern nomads want to make...

Libya is Withdrawing 50-Dinars Banknotes from Circulation

The Central Bank of Libya (CBL) started withdrawing all 50-Dinars banknotes from circulation on April 21, 2024, in response to rampant counterfeiting. The two...

Finland’s Digital Travel Credential Pilot Program Results

In August of last year, Finland launched a pilot program to test its Digital Travel Credential (DTC) with real passengers in real-life border control...

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...