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When photonics enter the e-ID challenge

Category: Identity

Confidence is a cornerstone for our societies to enjoy the benefits of an open world and mitigate the risks posed by increased regional tensions and the spread of a dark economy. Identity authentication systems enable such confidence, and the e-ID challenge is to integrate them into the digital and mobility age, while caring for citizens’ concern about the security and privacy balance...


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When design meets security…

Category: Banknotes

Banknotes are beautiful; like music, paintings, jewelry, they are inspiring; they are the proud of a nation, the mirror of their history, the skyline of their future. They are a concentrate of creativity, spirit, science and legacy; the most talented artists, ancient techniques carried over thru civilizations...


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Behind the curtain…

It takes a big deal of engineering research and obstinacy to understand how the optical marvels in the surrounding nature work. Look for example to the deep iridescent blue wings of the morpho butterfly. The mystery behind this phenomenon puzzled scientists for centuries till someone discovered that the wings are colorless and that microstructures cover them that interact with incident light to create this impressive blue color...


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ID check to fight fraud!

Category: Identity

Fraud involving identification documents, commonly known as ID fraud, affects a growing number of individuals and organizations around the world. Worse, the interconnected nature of today’s world has turned the problem into a truly global menace. Losses suffered as a result of ID fraud run into billions of dollars each year...


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10 practical tips when checking ID documents

Category: Identity

Each year, over 195 countries issue numerous ID documents. Given the complexity and sheer number of ID documents currently in circulation, ID checking clearly presents organizations with an enormous challenge...


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REALITY CHECK! Reaping the benefits of Authentication Apps

Security and authentication ‘apps’ are emerging onto the global market, enabling users to identify famous wine labels, confirm the integrity of spirits bottles, register electronic & consumer goods warranties, and automatically authenticate security documents etc. Examples of tailor-made authentication applications are increasingly diverse and multiplying rapidly...


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