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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GET Group North America and Secure Planet partner on face recognition 18 April 2019

GET Group North America, a provider of end-to-end solutions for secure credentials, has announced a partnership with Secure Planet, an I3 affiliated company, which provides facial recognition-based solutions to US government, industry and commercial clients.

Regula updates IRS Secure Documents Ultimate 17 April 2019

Regula has significantly improved the capabilities of its information reference system Secure Documents Ultimate (IRS SDU).

Private sector seeks to revive Jamaican ID system 15 April 2019

Three private sector groups in Jamaica have said that politicians need to continue pushing for progress on the planned National Identification System (NIDS), which was knocked off course by  a Constitutional Court ruling last Friday.

JFK Airport T1 and Vision-Box to roll out facial recognition boarding 11 April 2019

New York’s John F. Kennedy (JFK) Airport Terminal One Group and Vision-Box have signed a cooperation agreement to roll out one of the largest biometric boarding airport platforms in the US. 

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HID Global launches fingerprint reader 10 April 2019

HID Global has announced a new fingerprint reader that the firm says merges its credential excellence with HID’s globally-patented multispectral imaging technology.

Acuity: AI-based biometrics will transform travel 29 March 2019

Acuity Market Intelligence has said that as airports across the globe invest in a range of smart technologies including Artificial Intelligence (AI) and biometrics, that this is the preliminary stage of a far-reaching commitment to transform the inevitable hassles and inconvenience of airport travel into delightful passenger experiences.

IQ Structures protects critical authentication data writing them into holograms 28 March 2019

Mass production of the same element has always been the crucial feature of security holography as anti-counterfeit protection technology

Verimi and Signicat partner to deliver verified digital identity solution 28 March 2019

Identification platform Verimi and digital identity solutions provider Signicat have announced a partnership

SITA Smart Path launched at Athens Airport 27 March 2019

Passengers flying with Aegean Airlines from Athens International Airport are being offered a faster, more efficient journey through the airport by merely scanning their face at check-in and at security points.

Yoti partners with FaceTec 25 March 2019

Yoti – a leader in digital identity management – has announced its partnership with FaceTec and has integrated Facetec’s ZoOm Authentication.

Gemalto creates secure component solutions unit 22 March 2019

Gemalto has announced the creation of a new Secure Component Solutions Unit that will enable customers to benefit from Gemalto's advanced technologies and techniques, incorporating them into secure document programs swiftly and efficiently.

IdentityMind digital ID platform chosen in Mexico 20 March 2019

IdentityMind, Digital Identities You Can Trust, announced today that MO Tecnologías, the successful microloans FinTech in Latin America, has selected their Digital Identity Platform to automate secure onboarding of consumers in Mexico.

Uganda to raise $16mn for ePassport 18 March 2019

Ugandan officials have said the country will need to raise at least $16mn for its ePassport project.

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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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