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Kosovo Contactless ID Card – security made in Germany

  The Republic of Kosovo has chosen Giesecke & Devrient to manufacture and deliver its multifunctional, electronic, and entirely contactless smart ID cards – only 3 months after the company won the contract to manufacture the country’s new electronic passports.. As prime contractor, the Munich-based technology company is assuming responsibility for all aspects of project […]

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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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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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Karsten Ottenberg leaves Giesecke & Devrient for Bosch and Siemens Hausgeräte

Dr. Karsten Ottenberg (51), Chairman of the G&D Management Board, is leaving the company on his own accord, effective September 30, 2013 to become Chairman of the Board of Management of Bosch und Siemens Hausgeräte GmbH. „We would like to thank Karsten Ottenberg for his great commitment. He has contributed significantly to the successful development […]

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Unique display card with one-time password developed by Infineon and Bundesdruckerei

Infineon Technologies AG and Bundesdruckerei GmbH have developed a new security smart card with an LED display and a one-time password. This new technology is centered around a security chip in the card which generates a one-time password for each transaction and displays this on the integrated LED display. Requesting the one-time password in addition […]

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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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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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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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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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Infineon awarded highest score for innovation within ABI’s Gvt., Healthcare & Citizen ID IC Competitive Assessment

Infineon was recognized as most innovative IC supplier while ​NXP and Gemalto are the highest ranked smart card and IC vendors within ABI Research’s latest government, healthcare and citizen ID Competitive Assessment. The assessment consists of full year 2011 and first half 2012 market shares and two vendor matrices, one for secure ICs and the […]

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Annual Silicon Trust meeting puts focus on ‘ID document lifetime’

This year’s annual Silicon Trust Marketing Day was a huge success, attended by over thirty participants, representing twenty companies along the secure ID value chain. With its focus topic ‘ID document lifetime’, the 2012 meeting, which took place on September 12th, attracted important players, such as Giesecke & Devrient, Gemalto, Bundesdruckerei, HID Global, T-Systems, Agfa […]

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