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Composite material, evolution in ID’s

Polycarbonate, a very useful material for ID-card manufacturing, is relatively sensitive to influences such as chemical stress and ageing. Similar to other applications, a...

Biometrics versus ID-cards

The world of identity cards evolves around making a safer card for less money. The essence of ID-cards is that on the one hand...

Safe and reliable use of biometrics

The security of our modern information society increasingly depends on the ability to accurately identify people. That way, they can conduct transactions, prove something,...

Key elements in banknote design

Commissions to design a new banknote are typically unclear, hiding many implicit aspects. In 2008 Hans de Heij started a Ph.D. on the subject...

Breeder and supporting documents

Barack Hussein Obama wasn’t even the US Democratic presidential candidate yet when the first allegations about his citizenship began to emerge. The issue was...

Renaissance of intaglio

In this article a link is presented between visual and somatosensory receptive fields in the authentication of a document or banknote containing intaglio printing....

Interoperability of IAS systems

Published information, whether in the form of periodicals, journals or files transferred around the internet needs to be trusted, if it is to be...

Safe and reliable use of biometrics

In this article, which is a continuation of the one that appeared in KJD issue 32, the chairman of The Netherlands Biometrics Forum (NBF)...

A new anti-counterfeiting technology

These days, luminescent materials are widely used as anti-counterfeiting measures in security documents. When exposing a banknote to ultraviolet light the illuminants can be...

Keesing Journal 57

Editorial: Food for thought Innovation: Identities in the blockchain A working model of self-sovereign identity in the blockchain  Identities in the blockchain ...

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...

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...