Dr Uwe Seidel

Dr Uwe Seidel
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Dr Uwe Seidel is Head of the Identity Document Systems department of the German Bundes-kriminalamt, which involves overseeing R&D projects for increasing the counterfeit resistance of German official documents. He is an active member of ICAO's NTWG as well as a regular speaker at international conferences.

EU initiatives in the ID document domain

In 2016, the EU Commission published its ‘Action plan to strengthen the European response to travel document fraud’. This article will discuss some major...

Current aspects in machine authentication of security documents

In part 1 of this publication Ulrich Schneider and Uwe Seidel discussed the current situation regarding the application of machine authentication systems to security...

Current aspects in machine authentication of security documents

The success of ICAO’s electronic document initiative has led to a large number of e-MRTDs currently in circulation, requiring the deployment of travel document...