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Thrusafe

A fully transparent window in hybrid Durasafe substrate (paper - polymer - paper).

Thread

A vertical strip (made of a synthetic, metallic or other material) added to the substrate during paper production.

Thermochomatic ink

Ink that changes colour in response to a source of heat or cold. Once the heat source has been removed, the colour change (shift)...

Stripe

A strip printed on a synthetic substrate, giving it the appearance of a traditional security thread.

Printed Embossed Anticopy Key

A security feature that is integrated in the background printing and consists of structures that are modulated in terms of direction and angle. When...

Stencil (Schablon) printing

A printing technique that uses a multi-colour print plate image. The use of templates ensures the colours don't bleed.

Staples

The binding of a document (booklet) with the use of staples.

Spectrum

This anti-copy protection is based on latent image technology and provides a change in colour and design, depending on the angle of view and/or...

Spark orbital

An optically variable ink changes colour and brightness, giving the impression of dynamic movement. A bright ring can be seen moving around a central...

Spark

An optically variable ink that changes colour and brightness, giving the impression of dynamic movement.

LIVE BLOG: Florida terminates its Smart ID mobile app and more news…

To find news about a specific state, click on the state abbreviation here: For news about a specific US Territory, click on the US...

UAE Extends Passport Validity to 10 Years for Adults Age 21+

The validity of United Arab Emirates passport for citizens aged 21 years and older has been extended from the present five years to 10 years from...

Why Corporate Boards Should Prioritize Minors’ Data Privacy

Whether your company wants to let kids in or keep them out, companies must now comply with expanding digital privacy and safety laws set...

King Charles III Banknotes Due Out June 5, 2024 [Updated]

Early this year, we published this preview of the U.K.'s new banknotes featuring a portrait of King Charles III. The new banknotes went into...

Japan’s New Banknote Series

In 2022, we published a preview of Japan's new family of banknotes. The new notes were released on July 3, 2024. Here we have...