Tag Archives: Germany

VIDEO: Contactless competence by IFX Austria

Contactless technology for smart card applications, ranging from secure ID to payment and ticketing, has to stay on the cutting edge at all times. With contactless technology smart objects make life convenient for the user, helping governments and private sector businesses to roll out suitable solutions across all applications. Infineon’s contactless competence center is based […]

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Latest research project develops security components for future ID cards

After three years of co-operation,  a group of experts including Bundesdruckerei GmbH, Bayer MaterialScience and the Fraunhofer institutes IZM, IAP and EMFT, brought the “SECUDIS” joint research project to a successful conclusion. As part of this project, security components for ID documents have been researched and developed which will be used in future product developments. […]

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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 […]

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Silicon Trust Board welcomes PAV Card

The Silicon Trust Board is delighted to welcome PAV Card as a partner to the Silicon Trust Program. PAV Card is a German, family-run business and one of the leading manufacturers for smart cards and RFID solutions. PAV products are used in many applications, ranging from hotel access,  airport and stadium technology to the use […]

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Back to the roots: Dr. Walter Schlebusch new CEO of Giesecke & Devrient

The Supervisory Board of Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) has appointed Dr. Walter Schlebusch as the Group’s new CEO and Chairman of the Management Board. Taking up this position on July 1, he will succeed Dr. Karsten Ottenberg, who will be leaving the company on June 30, 2013  – sooner than originally announced. Walter Schlebusch has […]

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Bundesdruckerei wins GOLD at the 2013 Best of Corporate Publishing (BCP) Awards

“Einmalig – Eine Bundesdruckerei Publikation” was named Gold Winner in the Technology category of the 2013 Best of Corporate Publishing (BCP) Awards, Europe’s largest competition for corporate publishing media. Krowne Communications GmbH was responsible for the creative implementation and project management. With Einmalig, Bundesdruckerei positions itself as an innovative high-security company that recognizes issues which […]

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Protecting identities in a globalised world – Interview with Bundesrdruckerei’s Ulrich Hamann

Trust is the foundation for secure transactions – both in the analogue and digital world. Ulrich Hamann, CEO of Bundesdruckerei GmbH, talks about the challenges posed by the share economy and solutions for protecting data. Mr Hamann, the keynote theme of CeBIT 2013 in Hanover is the “Shareconomy” – i.e. pooling data, knowledge and experience […]

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Republic of Serbia opts for tachograph solution from Trüb

With the  win of the Republic of Serbia contract, Trüb strengthens its market leadership for digital tachograph solutions, now delivering such solutions to thirteen countries worldwide. The tachograph cards from Trüb are made of polycarbonate and equipped with a chip. Since the introduction of digital tachographs in 2004, Trüb has supplied more than 3 million […]

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