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Current 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...

Your Passport’s Complex Security Tech, Explained By Forgery Pros 

Your Passport's Complex Security Tech, Explained By Forgery Pros The passport is a bizarre and unique object. Think about it: The goal is to put...
us immigration

US Homeland Security expands biometric collection

The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) is planning to expand its use of biometric data for immigration purposes. DHS says it wants to publish...

Face verification robustness & camera-subject distance

After the international standardisation working group responsible for machine-readable travel documents (ISO/IEC JTC1/SC17/WG3) raised the question whether magnification distortion of facial images affected the...
taiwan digital id

Taiwan puts digital ID on hold

Taiwan is delaying its planned launch of a new digital ID system due to complications caused by the coronavirus pandemic, Taiwan News reports. According to...

Driving mobile services

If you’ve hired a car in the UK over the last few years, you will have probably been asked for a ‘check code’ by...

Flash storage versus SSD storage

Introduction to SSDs Very often, people use the terms SSD and flash drives interchangeably with one another. While both mechanisms refer to storage, the two...

Mobile biometrics

Today, there is a variety of smartphones on the market. For many people, the smartphone has become an essential part of their professional and...

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New Banknotes, Passports to Portray the UK’s New King

A change to the head of the British monarchy is always a carefully choreographed process, especially after a reign as long as that of...