ID Cards





DOVIDs for Automated and Remote Verification

In today’s fast-paced digital world, document authentication is undergoing a significant transformation. Traditional manual verification scenarios, for example at border controls, are complemented by automated processes and self- service kiosks.

ID Cards - December 1, 2023 12:01 a.m.

ID4Africa Commemorates ID Day (16.9)

The Identity Day (ID Day) Campaign seeks worldwide recognition of 16 September as Identity Day to highlight the importance of having proof of identity.

ID Cards - October 3, 2023 midnight

US States Trial MDLs

In a growing trend of soft-launching Mobile Driving Licences (MDLs) prior to general public release, two US states are currently trialling their state identity documents with select groups of businesses.

Digital Identity - August 30, 2023 midnight

Guyana Introduces ID Card Bill

Earlier this month, Prime Minister Brigadier (retired) Mark Phillips presented the Digital Identity Card Bill to the Guyana National Assembly in an endeavour to consolidate the biometric data of each citizen into one card.

Digital Identity - August 30, 2023 midnight

New Document Issues

The Kurdistan Region of Iraq’s new ePassport was issued on 16 July at a ceremony in the regional capital of Erbil.

Passports - August 2, 2023 midnight

Continuing Efforts for Greener Cards

The inaugural Cash & Payments Sustainability Forum (organised by Reconnaissance International) created the ideal venue for cash, ID and other secure document manufacturers to showcase their efforts to put our industry on a more environmentally sustainable footing.

Technical Features - June 8, 2023 midnight

DOVIDs – Secure Protection for Identity Documents

Despite the developments in digital ID solutions, there is a continual need for physical documents. In protecting these, the omission of advanced security features can result in substandard documents that are easy for counterfeiters to simulate.

Technical Features - April 5, 2023 midnight

Celebrating Innovation in Identity and Travel Documents

The regional ID Document of the Year Awards were presented as part of the industry’s High Security Printing (HSP) EMEA conference on Yas Island, Abu Dhabi, with the awards presented at a special ceremony in the stunning grounds of the W Hotel on 8 March 2023.

Events - April 1, 2023 midnight

New Document Issues

In this round up of recent new secure document issues, we record the new Australian R Series passport and the new Finnish passport and ID card.

Passports - April 1, 2023 midnight

New Document Issues

In this round up of recent new secure document issues, we record the new Swiss passport and ID card and the Slovak ID card.

Government - March 2, 2023 midnight