Document Anti-counterfeiting

All the latest news and information on the development of document anti-counterfeiting features used in the production and personalization of next-generation secure documents.

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Trump to delay Real ID deadline due to coronavirus 24 March 2020

US President Trump on Monday said he will extend a October 1 deadline for people to apply for Real ID identification cards that enable citizens to board domestic flights in the United States.

Proxy raises $42M Series B funding 19 March 2020

Proxy, a provider of digital identities for the physical world, announced today that it has raised a $42M Series B funding round led by Scale Venture Partners

RBC introduces digital government identity verification 18 March 2020

Royal Bank of Canada has developed a solution that gives clients the ability to digitally verify their identities when opening an account in branch

Kimaldi and Elyctis reinforce partnership 16 March 2020

Elyctis and Kimaldi have decided to reinforce their partnership building upon the skills of both companies in order to expand onto new markets. 

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SecureKey Technologies and Onfido partner on real-time ID verification 13 March 2020

SecureKey Technologies, a leader in identity and authentication solutions, today announces an innovative partnership with global identity verification provider, Onfido. 

Document Security Systems showcases its Digital Smart Card Platform at connect:ID 2020 13 March 2020

Document Security Systems, a leader in anti-counterfeit, authentication and diversion protection technologies, announced that its platform serving the Government and Identification marketplace, will be introduced at the connect:ID Expo in Washington, D.C. on March 11 and 12, 2020

Indian ink developed to stop counterfeit rupee notes, fake passport 04 March 2020

Scientists from India's CSIR-National Physical Laboratory have come with a security ink which can prevent fake printing of passports and counterfeiting of currency notes. 

Texas increases security feature for driver license/ID 02 March 2020

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) began issuing the newly designed Texas driver licenses (DL), identification (ID) cards and license to carry (LTC) cards to all Texans.

iProov to provide technology for Estonia’s Digital Identity scheme 28 February 2020

iProov today announced that its facial authentication technology is the first to achieve international digital identity conformance certification and has gone live in Estonia’s state-certified digital identity programme.

Datasonic wins Malaysia-Singapore entry point e-gate contract 28 February 2020

Datasonic Group Bhd has been awarded a facial recognition e-gate supply contract worth RM6.97 million ($1.6mn) by the Malaysian Home Affairs Ministry, reports local media.

Goode Intelligence forecasts new ID industry to be worth $27bn by 2024 26 February 2020

In its latest research into the global identity market, Goode Intelligence forecasts that the combined revenue opportunity for electronic identity and document verification (eIDV) and digital identity will be $27.38 billion by 2024.

NIC adds mobile passport application and renewal to Gov2Go I 13 February 2020

NIC, an industry leader in providing innovative technology solutions for government, today introduced the latest addition to its Gov2Go platform

IN Groupe announces the acquisition of Nexus 04 February 2020

IN Groupe (formerly Imprimerie Nationale), a world specialist in identity and secure digital services, entered into a share purchase agreement, as of February 2020, to acquire Nexus. 

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Special Features

HID Global - Mobile ID solutions for government-to-citizen applications

Citizen ID documents such as national IDs and driver licenses will ultimately follow the trend toward mobility.

NEW! - eMRTDs – The importance of digital certificates
Electronic machine-readable travel documents (eMRTDs) are well-known for their good security. But the correct use of digital certificates in these documents is the difference between good security and superior security. Georg Hasse and Michael Schlüter of secunet Security Networks AG report
SDW InterOp 2013 results
Results from the latest in the series of international ePassport interoperability testing events - SDW InterOp 2013 - have been announced with largely positive results. The event, which was held alongside SDW 2013 on 21-23 May in London, focused on the new Supplemental Access Control (SAC) mechanism, which will be implemented by various countries from 31 December 2014.
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