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Big Banknote Data

The Bank of Canada has recently begun collecting data on all individual notes processed by their high-speed sorting equipment, and now houses over a...

Advances in holography

Holography dates back to 1947, when Hungarian/British scientist Dennis Gabor working at British Thomson-Houston in London discovered the principle of holography while working to...
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China launches facial recognition 5G-powered glasses

Customs officers in Shenzhen, China, now have biometric facial recognition 5G-powered glasses to scrutinize people crossing the border. The Standard reports that the technology has...

Direct-write printing

Direct‑write printing is a relatively recent digital printing method that uses a computer controlled translation stage, which moves an ink nozzle to form 2D...

Secure colour personalisation

Due to the global use of electronic identity documents, conventional paper documents are increasingly being replaced by modern polymer cards. For these cards, polycarbonate...

FIDO: A secure alternative for electronic IDs?

Dr Bernd Zwattendorfer & Navneeta Deo Infineon Technologies Electronic IDs (eIDs) are typically the means of choice for securing online identification and authentication processes in data-sensitive...