Tag Archives: Personalausweis

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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German Open eCard project releases ISO/IEC 24727 based open source eID middleware

The Open eCard team released the sources of the ISO/IEC 24727 based Open eCard App to provide an alternative to proprietary eID middleware solutions as well as the basis for the development of open applications in which all interested citizens can participate. In order to use national eID cards and electronic health cards in the […]

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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 […]

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Bundesdruckerei invests in biometric supplier Dermalog

The two companies have been working together for years, the two CEOs go back even longer. Now, Bundesdruckerei has acquired a 22.43 percent share in Hamburg-based Dermalog Identification Systems GmbH. The acquisition becomes retroactively effective as of 30 June 2012. The investment is of direct strategic importance, according to the statement issued by Bundesdruckerei. In […]

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secunet establishes central certification authority for the German Federal Police

secunet won the German Federal Police’s tender to establish the central certification authority for national border posts. The so-called DVCA (Document Verifying Certification Authority) provides central certificates that are necessary to check electronic identity documents at national border control posts. The data saved electronically in current identity documents, such as the new German ID card […]

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Kostenlose SW für sicheres signieren mit nPA und eGK ab März 2012

OpenLimit präsentiert im Rahmen der Kongressmesse Omnicard in Berlin die SignaturApp, eine Software für das Signieren mit dem Personalausweis und der elektronischen Gesundheitskarte.Veranstaltungsbesucher können sich davon überzeugen, wie Dokumente mit einer qualifizierten elektronischen Signatur (QES) unterzeichnet werden. Die SignaturApp ist zum Start der CeBIT am 06. März 2012 kostenlos erhältlich. „Bei den zwei bedeutsamen Kartenprojekten […]

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Bundesdruckerei delivers 500,000th ID card

Berlin, 15 December 2010 – The 500,000th ID card has been produced and delivered by Berlin-based Bundesdruckerei GmbH just six weeks after the new ID card was introduced in Germany. This means that half a million German citizens now have one of the world’s most advanced and efficient ID documents. The company managed to double […]

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