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New Report Ventures into Printing Beyond Colour for Security Features

Many technologies and features with their roots in commercial printing have made, and continue to make, a substantial contribution to secure document production. However, these technologies have for the most part been concerned with producing visual colours, perceived by the unaided eye as conventional colour printing. A new technology report – ‘Printing Beyond Colour: Commercial …


High Security Print Awards Celebrate Best in Class of 2021

The HSP (High Security Print) Awards are normally held three times a year, coinciding with three regional HSP conferences – for Asia, EMEA and Latin America respectively. The last HSP conference before lockdowns took hold took place in March 2020 in Lisbon. And with a question mark still hanging over the resumption of in-person events, …


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 …