The Evolution of LatAm Passports: Tradition Meets Innovation

Latin America (LatAm) boasts a rich tapestry of cultures, landscapes, and identities, intricately woven into the fabric of each nation. At the heart of this diversity lies the passport, a symbolic gateway that not only facilitates travel but also embodies the essence of sovereignty and citizenship.

Free - April 27, 2024 midnight

UK Government Prioritises Digital Identity and AI

The UK government has recently spotlighted digital identity and artificial intelligence (AI) as key technologies for state- supported research. Its policy document promises to reshape how the UK interacts with technology and pave the way for economic growth and a more inclusive society.

Free - March 27, 2024 midnight

What Can Airport Iris Recognition Systems Learn from Apple?

Optic ID, an iris authentication system developed by Apple, is a key feature integrated into Apple’s new Vision Pro headset. This technology enables users to securely unlock their device, authorise transactions, access personal data, and sign-in to various applications using iris recognition.

Free - March 1, 2024 midnight

New IHMA Security Image Register Launched

The secure Hologram Image Register (HIR), established by the International Hologram Manufacturers Association (IHMA) to help safeguard hologram copyright and underpin the use of holograms in authentication and security printing, has been extended and relaunched as the Security Image Register (SIR).

Free - December 1, 2023 midnight

10 Years On – Going Strong but Still More to Do

As ID & Secure Document News™ celebrates its 10th year in print, I took a moment to delve into the archive and re-read the newsletter’s first editorial in September 2013. This gave, as the newsletter’s raison d’être, the increased societal and commercial interest in secure identity, principally driven by ‘terrorism, technology, illegal immigration and global criminality’.

Free - November 3, 2023 midnight

The A to Z of Aadhaar Unique ID

A lot has happened in India since the introduction of the Aadhaar unique ID number for its citizens under the Aadhaar Act of 2016. In this article we round up recent activity in what is considered to be the most populated digital identity platform in the world.

Digital Identity - October 3, 2023 midnight

HID Global to Acquire Evolis

ASSA ABLOY intends, through its subsidiary HID Global SAS, to purchase approximately 98.5% of the shares of Evolis, a Euronext Growth company listed in Paris and a leading French manufacturer of ID card printers and consumables.

Free - August 29, 2023 midnight