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Bangladesh celebrates the country’s first eGates

Bangladesh celebrates the country’s first eGates

14/07/2021 Munich

This week, Asaduzzaman Khan, Honorable Minister of Home Affairs of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, officially opened the country’s first eGates at the capital’s International Airport. The implementation of the state-of-the-art automated border control (ABC) solution is part of the country’s overall modernization of the next-generation electronic passport infrastructure. Veridos, a world-leading provider of integrated identity solutions, provides the eGates as well as the whole value chain for tamper-proof ePassports.

Giesecke+Devrient invests in deep technology firm FNA – both companies partner to simulate the impact of digital currencies on financial ecosystems

Giesecke+Devrient invests in deep technology firm FNA – both companies partner to simulate the impact of digital currencies on financial ecosystems

13/07/2021 Munich

Giesecke+Devrient (G+D), a global security technology group headquartered in Munich, has invested through its corporate venture capital arm, G+D Ventures, in UK-based FNA (Financial Network Analytics), a deep technology firm specialising in advanced network analytics and simulations.

Giesecke+Devrient acquires global IoT specialist Pod to enlarge connectivity business portfolio

Giesecke+Devrient acquires global IoT specialist Pod to enlarge connectivity business portfolio

07/07/2021 Munich

Giesecke+Devrient (G+D), a global security technology group headquartered in Munich, has acquired Pod Group, an Enterprise Network Operator (ENO) specializing in scalable Internet of Things (IoT) connectivity solutions. The UK-based firm with offices in Seville/Spain and other locations across the globe has access to 600+ networks in 185 countries. The acquisition is another step in the strategic development of G+D towards a solution provider in the IoT business. It complements G+D's offering of trusted connectivity enablement for IoT, with tailored connectivity management services. The purchase price was not disclosed.

New technology takes the SIM card to new heights

New technology takes the SIM card to new heights

01/07/2021 Munich

Modern eSIM technology catapults classic SIM cards to the next level. Giesecke+Devrient (G+D) explains why this is good news for users.

Fintech Aumax enhances premium services with Metal Cards from G+D

Fintech Aumax enhances premium services with Metal Cards from G+D

29/06/2021 Munich

For its premium service package, the French fintech company Aumax is teaming up with Giesecke+Devrient (G+D). G+D’s metal card is an exclusive option for the most selective Aumax pour moi customers.

TU Kaiserslautern successfully tests eSIM deployment within a private network

TU Kaiserslautern successfully tests eSIM deployment within a private network

28/06/2021 Munich

The Technical University of Kaiserslautern (TUK) has completed the world's first deployment test of eSIMs in a private network. Network solutions from MECSware and eSIM technology from Giesecke+Devrient (G+D) are being used.

Giesecke+Devrient supplies BBVA its new sustainable cards made of 100% recycled PVC

Giesecke+Devrient supplies BBVA its new sustainable cards made of 100% recycled PVC

11/06/2021 Munich

Giesecke+Devrient (G+D) is one of the suppliers selected by BBVA to manufacture the bank's new sustainable cards as part of its commitment to fight against climate change. With these cards G+D joins this commitment and provides BBVA with the first cards on the market made of 100% recycled PVC layers, thus becoming the first bank in its markets to have this type of card.

Mastercard empowers consumers to choose a sustainable future with eco-friendly cards

Mastercard empowers consumers to choose a sustainable future with eco-friendly cards

02/06/2021 Munich

According to a recent Mastercard study, 58% of consumers are more mindful of their impact on the environment, with 85% willing to take personal action this year. Today, Mastercard makes this promise easier to realize with a new badge to identify cards made more sustainably from recyclable, recycled, bio-sourced, chlorine-free, degradable or ocean plastics. Easy to spot on the card, the badge is a simple reminder of the commitments made to address sustainability concerns.

New thread technology boosts security for banknotes

New thread technology boosts security for banknotes

20/05/2021 Munich

Giesecke+Devrient (G+D) has launched a new security thread for paper-based banknote substrates. The RollingStar® i+ impresses with a variety of design options including textures, colors and dynamic effects. Brilliant motifs, movement and color shift purity when the banknote is tilted offer maximum protection against counterfeiting.

Veridos reaches halfway point and first results in D4Fly project

Veridos reaches halfway point and first results in D4Fly project

12/05/2021 Berlin

Two years ago, the EU-funded "D4Fly" project started, with the aim of improving document and identity verification techniques at border-crossing points. One of the objectives is to speed up the border control process for travelers while ensuring high verification accuracy and security. In addition to contributing to several work packages, Veridos is the overall coordinator of the project. At the halfway point of the project, D4Fly has achieved its first positive results, despite challenges due to the ongoing pandemic.

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