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Enter Veridos: G&D and Bundesdruckerei bundle their foreign business for government solutions

Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) and Bundesdruckerei GmbH have signed a contract to establish a joint venture which is to operate under the name Veridos GmbH. The partners are bundling their international business with solutions for secure identification, such as passport and ID card systems for governments. The new company is to be headquartered in Berlin. […]

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CeBIT 2014: World’s smallest optical fingerprint scanner

Biometric identification in the mobile era: according to its manufacturer Dermalog, the LF1 fingerprint scanner sets new standards in terms of biometric identification for mobile applications. Using software for mobile devices developed by DERMALOG, the fingerprint scans produced by the LF1 can be transferred to a smartphone or tablet within a fraction of a second. […]

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CeBIT 2014: German ID card to “kesh” in with mobile payment

Bundesdruckerei has taken note: mobile payments will be one of the mega trends in years to come. At this year’s CeBIT, therefore, the German state-owned secure ID provider has joined forces with XCOM AG and biw Bank für Investments und Wertpapiere AG to show how identity services based on the German ID card can facilitate […]

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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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