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Civil registration Bosnia and Herzegovina

The civil register of Bosnia and Herzegovina was introduced to enable citizens to obtain their breeder documents in any municipality rather than just the...

Advances in holography

Holography dates back to 1947, when Hungarian/British scientist Dennis Gabor working at British Thomson-Houston in London discovered the principle of holography while working to...

Wanted: Look alikes

We live in a time where ID documents are authenticated more and more frequently, with the chip becoming an increasingly popular security feature. Prior...

Transforming transportation with technology

The widespread prevalence of technology has permeated the airport business, especially when it comes to transaction handling. Everyday transactions have become more efficient thanks...

The world is flat

It was in 2003 when I bought my first old passport at a flea market in Kyoto, Japan. It was a wonderful Japanese document...

US Biometric and Identity Intelligence Programme

The advancements in modern forensic capabilities have enabled law enforcement officials to quickly identify the details of who caused an incident and how it...

Does money make you ill?

Let’s face it: money is dirty. As banknotes are passed from hand to hand, people are exchanging not only a form of payment, but...

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...