Technical Features





The Universal Usability of DOVIDs

Diffractive optically variable image devices (DOVIDs) are highly effective and robust security features for identity documents. Their inherent sophistication and security are known to offer a multitude of benefits in combating counterfeiting and ensuring the authenticity of ID documents.

Technical Features - May 2, 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

UK Police Granted Powers to Run Facial Recognition Searches

In a quiet amendment to a new criminal justice bill, the UK government has granted police the authority to conduct facial recognition searches on a vast database containing images of all 50 million driving licence holders in the country.

Technical Features - January 26, 2024 midnight

New Product Launch from Regula

Regula Forensics has unveiled the spectrometer-microscope Regula 5006, a two-in-one device tailored for advanced forensic scrutiny of identity and other secure documents.

Technical Features - December 22, 2023 midnight

Fingerprint Technology – Bigger is Better

In his article ‘Emerging Fingerprint Technologies for Smartphones’ (see IDN January 2023), technology consultant Dr Alan Hodgson predicted that in response to the need for better fingerprint recognition on devices, technology suppliers would be looking to increase the size of their biometric sensors. And he was right!

Technical Features - December 1, 2023 midnight

Vision-Box Installs eGates at Ezeiza Airport

Multinational technology company, Vision-Box, has deployed its Seamless Journey Platform in the new terminal at Ezeiza, Argentina’s largest international airport by passenger numbers.

Biometrics - July 3, 2023 midnight