Category Archives: photo id card technology

id card based on DNA for SAT test?

This is not a joke. It’s a real answer for a real problem that north shore Long Island (NY) high school experienced recently. Last year a few teenagers from prominent, respected families got arrested for taking up to $3600 from … Continue reading

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Sophisticated identity theft in California

Very popular self checkout stations have been recently compromised in Northern California Lucky store chain. According to the Police in Petaluma at least 57 people reported funds stolen from their bank accounts after using self checkout lanes VeriFone card readers. … Continue reading

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PA ID cards and DL new security feature

Pennsylvania Department of Transportation is introducing security enhancement to state issued photo ID cards and driver’s licenses. The new feature is a combination of ID card image and overlaying hologram. It’s designed more for bars and businesses than law enforcement … Continue reading

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will ID bagde functionality save Blackberry?

HID, a leader in security access card technology, announced yesterday that Blackberries will be the first devices supported by iClass digital access systems. Recently released Blackberry series came with NFC chips built in however all major US carriers disabled it. … Continue reading

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Google+ ID badges

The social networking site Google Plus has introduced a new feature for identity verification. Verification badge will appear next to the profile name when it comes to celebrities, public figures or users who have a lot of followers. The badge … Continue reading

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dual chip electronic ID cards in Asia Pacific

ZDNet reported that Asian-Pacific governments plan to implement two chips electronic identification cards for its citizens. Technology of 2 chip cards has been known for few years. Basically a card is equipped with two computer chips holding diferent sets of … Continue reading

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FBI launches child ID card app for iPhone

Federal Buereu of Investigation has recently launched an application for iPhone which may help finding a missing child. It’s a fairly simple app that stores child photo and basic data such height, weight and any relevant details which can be … Continue reading

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US Green Card wins International Innovation Award

HID Global has announced that United States Citizenship and Immigration Services Permanent Resident Card won ACT Canada “International Innovation Award” in Identity Management category. USCIS green card is an ID card issued for US permanent residents. LaserCard, HID Global card … Continue reading

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new housekeeper wi-fi ID badge for Carlyle and Savoy Suites in DC

The Carlyle Suites and Savoy Suites Hotels in Washington, DC have introduced a new security feature for their staff. Every housekeeper wears an ID badge that doubles as wi-fi transmitter. In case of emergency a button on the ID badge can be … Continue reading

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new ID badge with 433MHz active RFID

GuardRFID Introduces the First High-Functionality 433MHz Active RFID Staff Tag. This is a major frequency leap from commonly used 13.25MHz cards. New type of ID badge offers two way communication and 2 custom button response capacity and 2 custom LED … Continue reading

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