A new identity card is being issued to citizens of Argentina. The new ID card is part of a system developed to prevent ID theft. The identification cards will feature a printed photo rather than a stuck on one and a hologram mark for enhanced security.
ID News Archive for October, 2009
An Australian ear expert claims that ear biometrics are a cost effective and alternative method to identify people. The biometric method is being compared to the accuracy of DNA as a method if ID verification.
A new report is calling for the development of an American National Standard on identity verification. The report was compiled to show that an ID verification system could be used as a tool to combat terrorism and ID theft.
New identification software called Secura has been developed by Datacard Group, a company that specializes in secure ID and card personalization solutions. The company sells items such as ID printers, cleaning kits and blank printable cards.
A new form of ID is being implemented in Saskatchewan in 2011, via the province’s driver’s licenses. The enhanced security features on the ID card will make it nearly impossible to deface or alter
Contactless technology is being used to replace a transportation fare collection system that has been in place 25 years. The contactless chip cards, called EASY Card, are being used in 22 Metrorail stations and on nearly 900 buses in Miami-Dade county.
A new study shows that Americans are willing to provide biometric data for identity verification with governments, financial and retail institutions. The biometric technology may prevent against ID theft.
Contactless chip cards may be one of the new technologies that will prevent against the fraud often seen via the use of magnetic stripe cards. The chip-based cards offer an added layer of security, according to the Smart Card Alliance.
Custom-printed cards with unique online codes are encouraging students to eat on campus. The code on the cards are entered online for a chance to win a variety of prizes. ARAMARK is hoping this will expand its customer loyalty program.