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Stricter Voter ID Laws for US Elections

As voters prepare to exercise their democratic right once again, we draw on an NBC News report1 to examine the growing trend of stricter voter ID requirements across various states.

ID Cards - May 2, 2024 midnight

Stricter Voter ID Laws for US Elections

Since commenting on the state of voter ID at the 2020 US presidential election (see IDN November 2020), ID & Secure Document News™ has followed up with several other stories (IDN January 2021, June 2021 and August 2022) that demonstrate the overlap between ID, technology and politics.

ID Cards - March 27, 2024 midnight

You Wouldn’t Wait 10 Years for Your Phone to Fix Itself – Would You?

In an increasingly connected world, where patches and updates are delivered to your smartphone on a daily basis, Juliette Thomas and Jérôme Boudineau, from IDEMIA Smart Identity, ask why we need to wait for an electronic ID card to be reissued before we can get an updated operating system. Well now, we don’t!

Digital Identity - March 27, 2024 midnight

ID Awards 2024 – Celebrating the Industry!

One of the highlights of the High Security Printing™ (HSP) conferences each year is the regional awards for the best ID documents and banknotes, which this year were presented at the HSP gala dinner in Sofia.

ID Cards - March 27, 2024 midnight

New Documents Issued

This month, three new document issues go on record, with the launch of the Macau Electronic ID, the Latvia ePassport and the Greece ePassport.

ID Cards - March 1, 2024 midnight

New Document Issue

In a move to enhance security and streamline travel processes, Liechtenstein has introduced a new national identity card for travel and a revamped residence card for EU/EEA/CH citizens.

ID Cards - January 26, 2024 12:01 a.m.

New Document Issues

On 1 December, the Argentine Republic issued a new national electronic identity document. The document is in compliance with international standards, as outlined by the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO). Here is a summary of the key features of the newly issued document.

ID Cards - December 22, 2023 midnight

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 midnight

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