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us census

Part 2: US 2020 Census

Kristin Stanberry Part 1 of our series focused on the purpose of the Census in American life. Part 2 will look at exactly who is...
microprinting

Microprinting placement

Joel Zlotnick, Tyra McConnell and Traci Moran Counterfeit Deterrence Laboratory Office of Fraud Prevention Programmes Bureau of Consular Affairs US Department of State Introduction Microprinting is primarily a security feature...
azure

Part 2: How to increase remote workforce productivity

In this article, we continue with theme of how you can use Microsoft Azure to keep your remote workforce dynamic in these times. How you...

SURYS Photometrix explained

The way we identify ourselves has changed and development of critical online services makes the identification process even more critical. When it comes to...
azerbaijan banknotes

Azerbaijan updates banknote designs

The Central Bank of Azerbaijan (CBA) has updated the designs of its AZN 1, AZN 5 and AZN 50 banknotes, Trend news agency reports. According...
us census

Part 1: US 2020 Census

Kristin Stanberry As I write this article, the US Census Bureau has just completed the 2020 Census, which is quite an accomplishment during the COVID-19...
bahamas banknote

Bahamas issues new banknote

The Central Bank of The Bahamas has released its new BSD 5 banknote, the seventh instalment in its CRISP Evolution family of banknotes. Consistent with...
norway passport

Norway launches new passport

Norway has issued its first new passports to Ine Eriksen Søreide, Minister of Foreign Affairs, and Monica Mæland, Minister of Justice and Public Security,...

This banknote shows security importance

Henk van Zanten Generally speaking, counterfeit banknotes can be easily distinguished from genuine notes by checking the security features and printing techniques used in and...
germany austria

Germany, Austria extend border controls

The German Ministry of Interior has decided to extend border controls with Austria for another six months. Schengen Visa Info reports the ministry determined that...

Sometimes Nature Trumps Tradition in ID Document Design

While the world increasingly runs on technology, nature is making an unexpected appearance in some countries’ passports and other ID documents. Portraits of monarchs...

Suriname Adds SRD 200 and SRD 500 Denomination Banknotes

The Central Bank of Suriname has added two new denominations to the country’s family of banknotes. The new notes, SRD 200 and SRD 500,...

Zimbabwe Unveils a New Family of Banknotes: The “ZiG”

Effective April 8, 2024, Zimbabwe has a new family of banknotes nicknamed Zig, which stands for “Zimbabwe Gold.” The ZiG currency replaces a Zimbabwean...

Peru Adds a 200-Soles Note to Its Newest Banknote Family

Peru’s newest family of banknotes now has a new member: the 200-soles note, which was put into circulation in December 2023. The Central Reserve...

LIVE BLOG: Illinois allows gender-neutral option on driver’s licenses and ID cards

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