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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...


This article focuses on the innovative optical technology SPARK®, designed for front-line authentication required for level one protection. The cutting-edge technology - encompassing patented...

DICE – the banknote of the future

Since time immemorial, cash has determined our social and economic life, with all its related risks and problems, such as enabling crime. Apart from...

IQ Structures designs new banknote security features

IQ Structures has designed a new set of visual security elements for the protection of banknotes against counterfeiting. The Czech research and production organisation said...

Colour-changing crystal glow could make better banknotes

A team of chemists in China has discovered a single compound that has a colour-modified afterglow. According to Chemistry World, this technique could protect banknotes...

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Part 1: Biometrics in The Cloud

The Cloud Before we delve any deeper as to what how biometric technology can be deployed into The Cloud, we must first have a basic...