Tag Archives: Fire and Security

Digital Identifications Solutions becomes Matica Technologies AG

Silicon Trust Partner Digital Identification Solutions AG will begin operating under the new name Matica Technologies AG. While the name change is effective immediately, other elements of the new brand identity will be transitioned in phases over the next year. The Group confirms with this step its company strategy with the global availability of its […]

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AKD starts production of EU-compliant Croatian national ID card

With the Republic of Croatia joining the  EU,  the New Croatian eID card bill was passed in the process of harmonization with relevant and applicable international guidelines and standards. The  Government of the Republic of Croatia and the Croatian Ministry of Interior commenced the first phase of the implementation of New Croatian eID card project […]

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CeBIT 2013: Bundesdruckerei shows ID management solutions for secure data exchange

At this year’s CeBIT fair from 5 to 9 March in Hanover, Bundesdruckerei will present its solutions and ideas for full ID management. Visitors to the “City of IDeas” (booth C18) in hall 7 of the Public Sector Parc will see for themselves how data can be exchanged in a trustworthy manner – in everyday […]

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Hot off the press: The Vault # 11 is available for download

The management of an ID card lifecycle is a highly relevant topic for our  industry. Many government-issued travel and ID documents have lifetime guarantees of up to 10 years. A decade in electronics is a totally different thing than in security printing – advancements are much faster, as are the skills of hackers and counterfeiters. […]

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The next generation of identity cards

By Emmanuel Ventadour, Gemalto Providing security, confidentiality and opening the door to innovative eServices Smart cards – in the form of credit cards and SIM cards – are the most common form of IT processing power on the planet. The available technology offers now the potential for a virtuous circle of increasing take-up supporting increasing […]

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Gothaer Versicherungen offers first online function for the new German ID card

Gothaer Allgemeine Versicherung is the first company in Germany to be officially authorised by the Federal Administration Office (BVA) to use electronic proof of ID. At the same time, the company opted for the eID Service and authorisation certificates from Bundesdruckerei GmbH for the new online authentication function. The new German ID card launched on 1 […]

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Electronic Vehicle Registration Card (eVRC)

By Carsten Müller und Birte Bräutigam, Giesecke & Devrient Since January 15, 2005, the eVRC (electronic vehicle registration card) has been a valid option for member countries of the EU. Requirements placed on the card body and the electronics as well as the outlook for the future are presented below. Introduction of the eVRC Owing […]

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Full speed ahead for infosecurity on the road

By Detlef Houdeau, Infineon Technologies Automotive security applications have been around for over 25 years.  Parallel to the growth of electronic control systems, electronic security applications have been developed to protect vehicle and  driver from misuse, theft as well as cyber attacks. Anti-theft electronics were included in the BMW 7 series in 1982 and a […]

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