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KINEGRAM security solutions for passports


Embedded KINEGRAM solution for passports with polycarbonate data pages

What are the KINEGRAM solutions for polycarbonate passports?
  • Aimed to protect the personalized data and the photograph of the passport’s data page
  • Completely embedded and can therefore not be manipulated, and additionally protected by the overlaying polycarbonate layer against wear and tear in daily use
  • Large range of first, second and third level inspection features, including options such as combining transparent and metallized design elements
  • Compatible with most of today’s existing manufacturing processes to produce ICAO compliant documents
  • Features for optical machine authentication

KINEGRAM References

Appropriate KINEGRAM product:
KINEGRAM PCI

Learn more about suitable foil enhancement:
Foil Technoloy


KINEGRAM solutions for passports with paper based datapages


Thinfilm on rolls

What does KINEGRAM offer for paper based passports?
  • Wide range of unmatched and unique features for first, second and third line inspection, such as KINEGRAM ZERO.ZERO
  • Highest available resistance against fraud and manipulation, thanks to unique properties of the solution
  • Easy integration into ICAO compliant passport manufacturing and personalization processes, thanks to compatibility with many manufacturing and personalization machines
  • suitable for automated passport personalization equipment
  • Available on rolls, single sheets and as sewn-in solutions

Appropriate KINEGRAM product:
KINEGRAM TKO


Thinfilm single sheets

  • Ultrathin film supplied in sheets that allows for manual insertion
  • Each laminate can be individually numbered

Appropriate KINEGRAM product:
KINEGRAM TKO


Thinfilm sewn-in solutions

  • Supplied as 1-up or 2-up formats or in rolls
  • Easy workflow and management of materials required during the the passport issuing
KINEGRAM references

Appropriate KINEGRAM product:
KINEGRAM TKO


Cover and inlay solutions


Special gold foil

  • Gold foil with forensic features
  • Looks at a glance like a normal gold foil
  • Customised gold foil dedicated to one customer and not commercially available
  • Protects against total forgeries and enables passport designers to cover sensitive areas in the cover e.g. the chip location

eCover solutions

  • High quality copper plated antenna securely embedded in a Teslin® composite laminate
  • Highest quality in terms of cover flatness and visual appearance
  • Maximum durability against mechanical stresses and corrosive environments
  • Optimized resistance to fraudulent manipulation

eCover inlay solutions

  • High quality copper plated antenna securely embedded in a Teslin® composite laminate
  • Maximum resistance to layer separation thanks to the use of special adhesive formulations
  • Durable solder bonding of the chip module to the copper antenna
  • Unique double-sided antenna designs for highest RFID performance

News

New Australian $100 Banknote with KINEGRAM ZERO.ZERO

The Australian Reserve Bank has announced the new $100 banknote will be released into general circulation on 29 October 2020. The new banknotes have been in production since mid-2019 and will soon be distributed ahead of their release into general circulation.

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EU Court Opinion: Cash must be accepted as legal tender for transactions

Since the birth of the single European currency, the principle that euro banknotes and coins are legal tender has been enshrined in the EU Treaty. Unfortunately, during the Coronavirus pandemic, fake news about a link between cash and the covid-19 virus has scared many retailers.

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New European Commission Strategy: Cash is a public good and must be accepted by retailers

In the European Commission’s Communication on a Retail Payments Strategy, the European Union’s executive has underlined the importance of cash as a public good – stating that “Cash is a means of payment that offers instant settlement in face-to-face transactions, without any technical infrastructure. It is still the only form of money individuals can hold directly. As such, it should remain widely accessible and accepted.”

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