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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IQ Structures integrates different card security elements 10 December 2018

IQ Structures, a Czech research company focused on optical nanotechnologies, introduced a solution that enables integration of security printing with high-resolution holograms.

Veridos launches new color image tech 10 December 2018

Identity solutions provider Veridos has announced the release of a new security feature that will allow governments to apply secure, durable and vibrant color ID photos with high process flexibility.

Matica launches chromXpert 29 November 2018

Matica Technologies will release a new consumables program at a trade show.

Pikcio partners with BioID to deliver age verification as a service 22 November 2018

Blockchain-based data exchange company Pikcio and cloud biometrics developer BioID have announced a joint project in which BioID’s facial recognition will be used to deliver age verification as a service. 

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Five countries in West Africa select SPS solutions for eID cards 21 November 2018

SPS has said the choice of its technology for five African countries demonstrates the company’s products are fully compliant not only with the ECOWAS international standard, but also able to fulfill specific demands from each government.

Punta Cana Airport using Sita ABCs 15 November 2018

Punta Cana International Airport (PUJ), the busiest airport in the Dominican Republic, is using SITA’s Automated Border Control Gates to automate the border process for passengers from the US and Canada, as well as Spain, UK, and France, as they leave the country.

iProov to support UK Home Office 13 November 2018

iProov, a provider of biometric facial verification technology, today announced that it will play a key role in a multi-year contract with the UK Home Office.

Vision-Box opens 'seamless travel' centre 13 November 2018

Vision-Box has announced the opening of a new Center of Excellence in Miami that's goal is to foster innovation in Seamless Travel and Identity Management in the American continent.

Infineon and NEXT Biometrics introduce biometric card design 08 November 2018

Infineon Technologies and NEXT Biometrics have joined together to develop a reference design for biometric payment cards.

secunet and Dataphone unveil iPhone App for ID checks 08 November 2018

The secunet app for mobile identity checks, secunet bocoa, is now available for the iOS platform.

Security Foiling launches new feeder system 06 November 2018

Security Foiling has now added a feeding system for larger plastic card sizes to its popular hologram application system.

Nepal to launch ePassport tender 06 November 2018

Nepal's Department of Passports (DoP) will call a global tender to print ePassports next year, according to local media.

Alaska extends driver license contract with Gemalto 01 November 2018

Gemalto and Alaska DMV get set for Real ID

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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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