Designing better banknotes

The involvement of the general public in the testing of security features and banknote configurations can provide valuable information about the usability and security...
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All Myanmar banknotes to feature Aung San

The Central Bank of Myanmar (CBM) says it will introduce the image of independence hero General Aung San on all denominations of the country’s...

UAE Marks 50-Year Anniversary with Commemorative Banknote

The Central Bank of the United Arab Emirates is commemorating the country’s 50-year anniversary with a new 50-Dirham banknote. The note pays tribute to...

Update: New French Digital ID Card (eID) Launched in 2021

On 16 March, the French government launched its new national digital ID card, equipped with an electronic chip, QR code, and fingerprints to fight...

ATMs not a fan of new 100-franc

Bank machines belonging to the PostFinance bank do not seem to like the new blue CHF100 note, which was officially launched on 12 September. PostFinance...

OneButtonPIN: Authentication Tool for the Visually Impaired

Academics from University of Waterloo and Rochester Institute of Technology have addressed the limitations of the most common biometric modalities, developing a new authentication...