Tag Archives: Germany

Leading the debate on Digital Identity and Biometrics, in Europe

By | July 4, 2018

The European Union and EAB organises its annual conference (EAB-RPC 2018) to update its stakeholders on research and innovation in biometrics and digital identity. The 5th edition of the EAB Research Projects Conference (EAB-RPC) will take place on the 24th and 25th of September 2018, at the premises of Fraunhofer IGD in Darmstadt, Germany. The conference is organized… Read More »

CardTREX Attendees Receive Exclusive Plant Tours

By | June 14, 2018

PRINCETON JUNCTION, N.J., June 14, 2018 — Card industry professionals who attend an ICMA CardTREX event this fall will gain valuable industry insight with an exclusive tour of a member site, the International Card Manufacturers Association (ICMA) announced today. In addition to the tours, CardTREX educational sessions will elevate and empower attendees through card-focused education, trend analysis and… Read More »

Bundesdruckerei under new leadership

By | February 6, 2018

Berlin, 6 February 2018 – On 1 February and as scheduled, Dr. Stefan Hofschen (50) took over the helm as CEO of Bundesdruckerei GmbH. He succeeds Ulrich Hamann who is retiring after 14 years at the head of the company. Back in May 2017, the Supervisory Board had appointed Dr. Hofschen CEO with effect as of 1 February 2018.… Read More »

Mobile payment with a digital credit card and girocard at German Volksbanken Raiffeisenbanken

By | January 31, 2018

Munich/Wiesbaden (Germany), January 31, 2018 – In December 2017, the Cooperative Financial Network Volksbanken Raiffeisenbanken in Germany started a “Family&Friends” pilot project for mobile payment via smartphones, using a digitized credit card or girocard (girocard being the most widely used payment card in Germany). This new mobile payment solution has been very well accepted, not only by the… Read More »

DERMALOG Enables Secure Access to Electronic Passports

By | December 18, 2017

HAMBURG, Germany, December 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The German Federal Office for Information Security has certified DERMALOG‘s “ePassport MRTDAPI“ inspection software. The innovation leader in biometrics thus offers a secure and reliable solution for checking electronic ID documents. Thanks to biometrics, official documents are better protected against counterfeiting. For example, passports today not only consist of visible authenticity features such as holograms or imprints,… Read More »

Heidelberg is a reliable partner to the document and plastic card industry

By | July 18, 2017

First Security Day shows the possibilities of security printing Strong protection against counterfeiting for documents through a variety of applications in the Speedmaster XL 75 with UV technology Cost-effective production of short runs of plastic cards with the Speedmaster XL 75 Anicolor 2 Suprasetter CtP platesetter and Diana Eye offline inspection system round off high-quality and zero defect… Read More »

Germany’s DM Introduces Contactless Payment

By | May 12, 2017

German drugstore chain DM has introduced contactless payment services in all of its 1,856 branches in Germany. The technology allows for payment of transactions under €25 to be completed quickly without authorisation, by tapping the customer’s contactless card on the terminal at the checkout. Benefits The retailer says that the aim of this service is to make payment… Read More »

Germany – Deutsche Bank Rolls Out Mobile NFC Payments for Android Handsets

By | April 5, 2017

In a first for cash-loving Germany, Deutsche Bank has added host card emulation-based contactless payments to its Android app. Customers with NFC-enabled Android handsets will be able to link their Mastercard debit or debit card and make contactless payments of up to EUR25 by unlocking their phones and holding them against a POS terminal. For larger payments, they… Read More »

Dermalog – Multi-Biometrics Provide Security

By | March 16, 2017

As one of the pioneers in the development of biometric products, DERMALOG Identification Systems has shaped the world of modern security technology. The largest German biometrics company has supplied states and governments all over the world in its more than 20 years of corporate history. From 20. – 24. March DERMALOG displays the use and possible combinations of… Read More »

New German Passport to Boast Enhanced Security Features

By | February 23, 2017

February 23, 2017 Germany’s Interior Ministry has released details of a new passport to be released on 1 March. A statement by the ministry on 23 February noted that the new safety features included in the travel document will “secure the high international reputation of the German passport”. Speaking at presentation of the new passport, German Minister of the Interior,… Read More »