Estonian e-document system through crises

In 2020, remote working has become the new normal. The transition to electronic documents is necessary and inevitable. When doing this with a short-term view, many long-term impacts and needs may be overlooked. Estonia has worked with electronic documents for 18 years...

User-based Deactivation and Activation of Banknotes

In autumn 2019 students at the Art Center, Pasedena (CA), students investigated the future of banknotes. A series of interviews uncovered some surprising pain points as they relate to the usage of cash. From this, a future banknote that envisions a dual positioning...

Mobile devices as secure and convenient carriers for eID documents

With the issuance of official eID documents onto mobile devices, the mobile device becomes the second factor of identification. Cloning protection is the most crucial factor for acceptance. Java Card applets managed by the issuer and installed onto eSE/eUICC allow for...

Secured smartphone readable features

This paper examines how the reading of security labels by a smartphone can be made more security. We consider three approaches. Firstly, we look at integrating a proprietary security feature at the packaging fabrication stage. A second example is a hidden a QR code,...