The identity of a person can be as simple as his/her name and ID picture. This is what allows others to recognize and differentiate you among many people. Being recognized as an individual is part of everyone’s life which makes identity even more critical to protect.
Mobile identification is the latest and biggest buzzword in the identification industry. Far from being a clearly defined term, though, ‘mobile ID’ describes many different technologies with different purposes. Mobile ID scenarios describe so many stakeholders, use cases and environments that it would be difficult if not impossible for one technology to address them all. This is a good time to discuss the conflicting requirements and use cases for mobile ID.
Centralisation of passport issuance has a lot of advantages: security, skilled operators, dedicated organization and consistent daily production.
Nowadays, trend is the use of “all in one equipment’s” with an average throughput from 250 up to 1000 passports per hour! Large majority is equipped with industrial inkjet heads and UV curable inks, to cope with high productivity requirements.
While all types of document fraud are on the rise, ID document forgery is booming - in particular that of passports - the document that attests of the identity and nationality of the bearer whilst enabling cross-border circulation.
Fake passports represent roughly 54% of document fraud in France, followed by National ID cards, which are around 18.5%.
Why are there so many different words to describe a "fake"? What are their differences?