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Viewsafe

A one-sided window, cut out of hybrid Durasafe substrate (paper - polymer - paper). As the window is created in the paper layer, the...

UV Ink

Ink that is invisible to the naked eye and that becomes visible when irradiated with Ultra Violet (UV) light. This can consist of text, a...

Unique font

A character that does not form part of a standard font family.

Transparent ink

Transparent ink that becomes visible/invisible, depending on the angle of view and/or light.

Watermark

An image and/or text created during the paper production process by varying the density of the paper.

Varifeye

An optically variable feature comprising a window made of security foil, embedded in the paper. The foil displays different patterns, depending on the lightness/darkness...

Tracking

A security feature that is added to glued/stapled passport photos. It consists of tank tracks, which are applied using a (manual) press. Perforations are...

Touch

Perceptible relief (in the form of shapes or symbols) added for the benefit of the visually impaired. Touch consists of raised dots created by means...

Tilted laserperforation

An image created by laser perforations, carried out under different angles. The image changes depending on the angle of view.

Transparant intaglio disappearing effect

An anti-copy feature that consists of transparent intaglio, added to a reflective, gold or silver-coloured image by means of Intaglio printing. The Intaglio is...

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...

Argentina Releases a New 10,000-Pesos Banknote

The Central Bank of the Argentine Republic (BCRA) put a new $10,000 banknote into circulation on May 7, 2024. Argentina’s ongoing high inflation necessitated...

The Menace of Deepfakes: Part 2

In a previous article, Cyber expert Ravi Das defined Deepfakes, the algorithms behind them, and the damage they can inflict on their victims. Here...

Bosnia & Herzegovina Banknotes to be Removed from Circulation

All Bosnia and Herzegovina banknotes dated before 2012 will cease to be legal tender effective January 1, 2025. After this date, the banknotes can...

The Menace of Deepfakes: Part 1

In the world today, Artificial Intelligence (AI) has become a big buzzword. Much of this has been brought up with the advent ChatGPT in...