Veridos delivers more than 74 million Mexican Voter ID cards
World-leading identity solutions provider Veridos has announced the acquisition of a major contract with a long-standing customer; the Mexican Instituto Nacional Electoral (INE). This project is expected to deliver a minimum of 74 million identification documents to Mexican citizens during the contract duration of five years. The highly-secure, durable ID cards will ease verification processes and enhance national security.
How eco-friendly is our money? – Louisenthal strives for more sustainability in the production of banknotes
The ecological footprint of banknotes depends on many factors. Stringent product requirements to ensure security, durability, functionality and design limit the scope for sustainability concerns. Louisenthal, a subsidiary of the Giesecke+Devrient Currency Technology Group, has analyzed the production of banknotes with regard to sustainability and launched an information campaign to raise awareness. This campaign also aims to assist central banks and banknote printing plants in their efforts to improve the sustainability of banknotes.
HENN realizes technology center project at the Prinzregentenstraße site
Together with the implementing company MC Grundstücksgesellschaft, global security technology group Giesecke+Devrient (G+D) is erecting a new building with around 42,000 square meters of floorspace at the premises of the company headquarters. The building complex at the Prinzregentenstraße site in Munich will offer space for companies operating in similar fields of technology as G+D. Architectural office HENN has now been commissioned with constructing this building at G+D’s Munich headquarters.
Preserving culture: 25th anniversary of the Museum of the Printing Arts Leipzig
Living social responsibility: Giesecke+Devrient (G+D) has committed itself to this objective and established the non-profit G+D Foundation in 2010. Under this umbrella, organizations are promoted that are committed to educational work for children and young people as well as the promotion and preservation of art and culture. One such institution is the Museum of the Printing Arts in Leipzig. Here, you can see over 550 years of printing and media history up close. The museum has just celebrated its 25th anniversary. Furthermore, the City of Leipzig has now presented Verena von Mitschke-Collande, G+D shareholder and Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Giesecke+Devrient Foundation, with the Leipzig Medal of Honor for her commitment to the museum.
Paper mill in Königstein celebrates its 450th anniversary
The Königstein location in Saxony is one of Germany’s oldest paper mills. The “paper mill in Biela valley” was first mentioned in an official document in 1577. In 1991, the security technology group Giesecke+Devrient acquired the mill, and in 1997 it was fused it with the company’s Louisenthal subsidiary, an internationally active substrate and foil producer based in Gmund am Tegernsee, Germany. G+D celebrated the 450th anniversary in a ceremony on June 29 at the company site in Königstein.
G+D Mobile Security and Crédit Agricole launch pilot project with biometric payment cards
The French banking group Crédit Agricole is testing contactless payment cards with integrated fingerprint readers in a pilot project with 200 customers. The biometric cards in use come from G+D Mobile Security.
G+D Mobile Security and IDEMIA intend to create the White Label Alliance (WLA) to define an open standard for payment.
Considering global market demand for independent and standardized payment solutions, G+D Mobile Security and IDEMIA announce their intention to create the White Label Alliance (WLA) to provide a new security solution for next generation payment applications. The solution will be based on White Label EMV specifications and will enable ready-to-deploy solutions for domestic payment schemes and closed-loop worldwide.
G+D Mobile Security presents secure mobile solutions for seamless travel at UITP Summit 2019
G+D Mobile Security is demonstrating its comprehensive solution portfolio for public transport at this year's UITP (Union Internationale des Transports Publics) Summit. At the same time, the company can look back at 25 years of contactless ticketing.
G+D Mobile Security brings its innovative and secure solutions for the Financial Ecosystem to Money20/20 Europe 2019
At Money 20/20 Europe 2019, G+D Mobile Security will showcase an E2E customer journey, including a secure digital customer onboarding, a compliant two-factor authentication with biometrics and safe digital payment solutions.