The Story Behind MIRAGE™, HID’s Window-based Security Feature

When the Kingdom of Bahrain launched its first ePassport last year, we were fascinated by one of its special components: the MIRAGE™ window-based security...

Wisconsin’s New-and-Improved Driver License and ID Card

On June 5 the Wisconsin Department of Transportation Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) debuted a new driver license and ID card with a fresh...

The 20 euro note to be painted as standard

The 20 euro banknotes will now also be coated with a special lacquer as standard in order to make the banknotes more durable. As reported...

Banknotes Celebrate the 2022 Olympic Winter Games in Beijing

Four commemorative banknotes are being issued in honor of the XXIV Olympic Winter Games to be held in Beijing 4 to 20 February 2022....

Jamaica Will Issue Its First-Ever National ID Card This Year

Jamaica has unveiled the design of its first National Identification (ID) card, which is electronic and will be offered to citizens at no cost. The...

New IHMA Security Image Register is Launched

The secure registry of holographic images, established by the International Hologram Manufacturers Association (IHMA) to safeguard hologram copyright and underpin the use of holograms...