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Cash industry maps out route to sustainability

The global cash industry – both manufacturers and cash management providers – is making huge strides in reducing its carbon footprint and securing a sustainable future for cash. A new report – ‘Cash: Roadmap to Sustainability’ – highlights the progress in the last decade and innovative developments underway. It challenges some of the myths and …


Regional Banknote and ID Document of the Year Awards to Go Online for 2021

One of the highlights of the High Security Printing™ conferences each year are the regional awards for the best banknotes and ID documents. Thanks to COVID-19, no in-person HSP has been possible since the last event in Lisbon in March 2020, just before the world went into lockdown. And with a question mark still hanging …


New Report Looks at the Art, Design and Security Behind Concept Notes

‘Concept Notes: Art, Design and Security in One’, is a new special report from Currency News, co-published by Reconnaissance, which summarises the latest house notes. House notes, concept notes, specimen notes… Whatever people call them, every year sees the issue of a range of such notes, produced by banknote printers and substrate and feature suppliers …


Reconnaissance Launches New Conference for Identity and Payments in the Digital Age

The technical conference for physical, digital and virtual document security How do we ensure that our financial transactions and identity verification conducted on a smartphone, tablet or other computer are as secure as they have been using banknotes and identity documents respectively? Do those physical secured documents have a role in this new world? Will …


Security Threads for Banknotes

The Definitive Report on One of the Most Enduring and Innovative AntiCounterfeiting Features for Currency A ground-breaking new special report, ‘Security Threads for Banknotes’, has been released. Authored by the publishers of Currency News, the new 130-page report provides an essential guide for currency issuers to the use of one of the most enduring and …


Proof of Health Status White Paper Puts Emphasis on What is Feasible

Reconnaissance International, publisher of ID & Secure Document News™ (IDN) has now published the‘Vaccination Certificates and Immunity PassportsWhite Paper’to coincide with the recent Digital Document Security Conference. The ID and secure document industry is seeing unprecedented changes as it adapts to the shifting business environment and its response to the COVID pandemic. The raised awareness …


Reconnaissance Takes the Lead on how to Secure Immunity Passports

Greece, Israel, the UK, the International Air Transport Association, the USA – these are among the countries and organisations that have either announced that they are introducing a COVID-19 immunity passport or are examining the possibility of doing so. At the same time, many security printers or health management organisations have also announced that they …


Industry Awards Reflect Holography’s Continued Success Despite Global Challenges

A global industry that continues to expand and innovate is reflected by the winners of this year’s Excellence in Holography awards, organised by industry trade body International Hologram Manufacturers Association (IHMA). The awards mark the pinnacle of success for those who have been involved at the forefront of developing innovative or commercially viable hologram products …


New Report Showcases Opportunity and Growth for Tax Stamps

New investment in track and trace systems, rising excise taxes and wider commercial applications will drive tax stamp growth in the next five years, according to a new report published by Reconnaissance International. The third edition of the ‘Tax Stamps & Traceability: A Market Analysis and Technical Update’ identifies cannabis and vaping products as new …


Reconnaissance Launches e-Publishing Platform… Starting with Tax Stamps

Reconnaissance International (RI), publisher of newsletters, special reports and directories for the currency, authentication, tax stamp and ID document sectors, is pleased to announce that its new e-publishing platform is now live. The first publication to be launched on the platform is Tax Stamp & Traceability News™ (TSTN), which can be found at https://taxstamptraceabilitynews.com/. The …