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Busted: Belgian-Greek Network Smuggling Migrants with fake IDs

The following news story was released by Europe’s Border Security Report earlier this month. Authorities in Belgium and Greece have dismantled a network that was...

Security Banknote Hologram Wins International Trade Award

An advanced banknote showcasing the best in micromirror and hologram integration, has won the ‘Best Applied Security Product’ category at the Excellence in Holography...

Provisional Agreement on European Digital ID Reached

The Council of the European Union issued the following press release on November 9, 2023. With a view to ensuring a trusted and secure...

Biometric Technologies of the Future: Gait Recognition

Gait recognition is the next potential biometric which is being looked at very closely as a viable technology of the future. Gait recognition, simply...

Macau to Launch New 10- and 20- Patacas Notes in Early 2024

Macau expects to put new banknotes in two denominations, with a total of four designs, into circulation early next year. The two issuing banks...

Biometric Technologies of the Future: DNA Recognition

The use of DNA as a unique piece of evidence did not start until 1984, by a scientist known as Alec Jeffreys. It did...

Reducing the Environmental Impact of Identity Documents

Climate change is one of the most pressing issues facing our planet today. This document aims to outline the ongoing work and the various...

Celebração! Brazil has a Colorful and Secure New Passport

Brazil is now issuing passports with a new design that is as vibrant and interesting as the country itself. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs...

New Technology Developments Lead Hologram Growth in 2024

Developments in new anti-counterfeit technologies will help support the growth of holograms in 2024, according to Dr. Paul Dunn, chair of the International Hologram Manufacturers...

National Symbols Become Anti-counterfeiting Protection

IQ Structures, a research and manufacturing organization focused on innovative solutions against counterfeiting, creates a custom National Identity Guard (NIG) for various countries. This...

The Digital Person: Part 3

This series has, so far, defined the Digital Person and described its evolution, and how the Digital Person compares to ChatBots and Virtual Personal...

LIVE BLOG: Mississippi DPS launches Mississippi Mobile ID 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...

The Digital Person: Part 2

This series began with an expert’s definition and explanation of the Digital Person and a brief history of how it evolved. As we continue...

North Carolina Issuing Redesigned Driver License and ID Card

The North Carolina Division of Motor Vehicles has released new driver licenses, permits and identification cards in a new design and integrating the latest in card security...

The Digital Person: Part 1

Whenever you have applied for a job, or even visited an ecommerce store, has it happened that you are, in fact, engaging with Chatbot?...