Kosovo Contactless ID Card – security made in Germany

  The Republic of Kosovo has chosen Giesecke & Devrient to manufacture and deliver its multifunctional, electronic, and entirely contactless smart ID cards - only 3 months after the company won the contract to manufacture the country’s new electronic passports.. As prime contractor, the Munich-based technology company is assuming responsibility for all aspects of project…

Money for nothing: German ID card expands functions for wider acceptance

From now on, German bank customers can use their new ID cards to withdraw cash free of charge. The first cash machine to use the new ID card and the online ID function has now been installed in the Bundesdruckerei lobby at Kommandantenstrasse. The ATM required for these transactions supports withdrawal by online ID authentication…

CeBIT 2013: Withdrawing cash with the new German ID card

Very soon German bank customers will no longer need their bank cards to get their hands on cash. All they will need is the new German ID card with the online ID function activated and the six-digit ID-card PIN. The highlight of last year's CeBIT, a demo application showing how to withdraw cash using the…