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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...

Brazil’s Bold New Blockchain-based Digital ID

Brazil has launched an ambitious national digital identity system, powered and protected by blockchain technology. Digital identity documents are issued via a private blockchain...

Finnish Digital Travel Credential Pilot Program Takes Flight

A revolutionary airport travel test has taken flight in Finland. Finland’s Border Guard is currently piloting its Digital Travel Credentials (DTC) at Helsinki Airport...

Mauritania 50-Ouguiya Banknote: One Design, Three Substrates

The Banque Centrale de Mauritanie (Central Bank of Mauritania) has put into circulation a group of 50-ouguiya banknotes with a new design but printed on three...

UNDP & SIA Global Partnership to Improve Digital ID Systems

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Secure Identity Alliance (SIA) have announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to assist...

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?...