This is the latest news about Jura.
Jura at Trustech
At the end of November 2018, Jura participated in Trustech event, in Cannes, France.
Bence Adam (Technical Expert) and Janos Friss (Head of Travel Document Business Unit) are pictured with Konstantin Papaxanthis, Founder and Chairman of the eID Forum.
Jura at RIAM 2018
In November 2018 Jura participated in Ibero-American Network of Migration Authorities (RIAM) conference, in Lima, Peru. The company was represented by Janos Friss (Head of Travel Document Business Unit), Zoltan Zsoter (Regional Sales Director, North, Central and South America), Tadej Turk (Security Printing Expert, Project Manager) and Percy Krapp (Local Representative).
For more information on RIAM, please click here.
Global Currency Forum(TM) by the ICA
GLOBAL CURRENCY FORUM(TM) by the ICA Takes Shape: First Event in Autumn 2020
Today, the International Currency Association (ICA), a cohesive voice for the currency industry, confirmed that it will launch its first Global Conference in September 2020.
The Global Currency Forum(TM) will be held in Barcelona from Sept 21st to 24th 2020. Speaking about the event, Wolfram Seidemann, Chairman of the ICA, commented: 'this conference is a new visionary event that will focus on the evolution of currency and its benefits in a rapidly changing payment landscape. It aims to attract customers and leaders across the payments industry to debate key issues on currency, share learning and best practice. In addition it will showcase new technologies and provide all players – large and small – with a platform to illustrate their vision of the future of payment.'
The Global Currency Forum(TM) is an independently run not-for profit event. The ICA plans to run this event every two years and will communicate further details about the plans for Barcelona in due course.
Kálmán Manhercz, MD of Jura added: 'As members of the ICA, we are delighted to be involved in this new and exciting event. It will provide an event the industry and our customers will find informative and insightful, and we look forward to participating in Barcelona'.
Jura at the ICAO Trip Symposium
Jura and ARH exhibited together on the 14th TRIP Symposium, 23-25 October 2018, in Montréal, Canada. Jura received a delegation from the Ministry of Public Security of Vietnam. The delegation received presentation in the Vienna Office of Jura. The subject was about the preparation on the next-generation passport of Vietnam.
Jura at eID Forum 2018
Jura participated on the eID Forum conference and exhibition in Tallin, Estonia, on September 19–20. The venue was held in an old power-station, used now for such events.
Jura at Gallus Innovation Days 2018
At the end of June 2018 Jura visited Gallus Innovation Days, in St. Gallen, Switzerland, viewing the new Gallus Labelfire printing machine with 8 colour digital head from Fujifilm, with 1200 dpi resolution.
Jura at HSP Latin America 2018
In the middle of June 2018 Jura participated in High Security Printing (HSP) Latin America, in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.
Jura at Secure Identification Conference 2018
In May 2018 Jura participated in Secure Identification Conference, in Riga, Latvia. Our sales director Janos Friss had a great performance on the subject of Government Solutions.
Jura and Gemalto for Hong Kong ePassport
The Hong Kong Immigration Department awarded the next-generation ePassport data-page production and personalisation to Gemalto. Jura was selected by Gemalto as the supplier of constant hidden (ICI®) and variable hidden image (IPI™) technologies, as well as a high-security variable personalised secondary portrait (LetterScreen++®). Jura has been a technology provider to the Immigration Department since 1997.
The attached photo shows the Project Manager of Gemalto, Ms. Lay Shirley Kusumawati and Jura’s technical expert Bence Adam during the consultations on technical details.
ARH at Connect:ID 2018
At the end of April 2018, Jura' technology partner, AR Hungary, exhibited on Connect:ID Exhibition venue in Washington DC, USA. Our sales director Janos Friss (government solutions) proudly observed that ARH displayed the famous Jura features, IPI™ and LetterScreen++®.
Jura at GBP Conference 2018
In April 2018 Jura participated in 4th Global Brand Protection Innovation Programme, in London, UK.
Latest ID News
- Four of the five Scandinavian countries have opted to use Jura high-security feature(s) to protect the facial image on the national passports. Two of them already in circulation, two of them will be launched very soon.
- The Immigration Department of Hong Kong selected Jura high-security features for the new eID card and for the new ePassports. Hong Kong is using Jura features to secure their documents since 1997.
- One more central African country, Burkina Faso, will soon have a Jura high-security additional facial image (ghost image) on the national passport.
Jura at HSP Europe Conference 2018
In February 2018 Jura participated in HSP Europe Conference, in Warsaw, Poland.
Jura's new house
In the middle of last year Jura has expanded its territory. Previously we acquired the neighbouring plot and completely renovated the building on it. Since then, we have been working in the beautiful new house as well, keeping the well-known headquarters in use. Please find a photo below from the snowy wintertime of 2018!
Late results from 2017
2017 brought some further success for Jura, as a provider of high security features for travel documents.
Jura became a subcontractor of the awarded prime-contractors for the next generation eID card and passports of Hong Kong. Same for the new passports of Finland, Norway and Portugal.
Jura continued to enhance the famous and popular IPI security feature. There has been a major progress in the reading and verification of IPI by Android-smart phones.
2018 is expected to welcome a couple of further new countries having Jura security features in their documents.