OFS and Augentic were honoured the Digital Currency Advancement in Security Award at the Digital Currency Conference in Washington D.C.. Currency Research, the organiser of the conference, wrapped a terrific conference week by honouring achievements in various categories. Orell Füssli’s and AUGENTIC’s DUAL, a connected banknote was recognized and honoured with an award for their contribution in advancing the digital currency. This Award is presented in recognition for outstanding contribution to currency technology and policy and has been selected by the Digital Currency Advisory Committee.
The Digital Currency Conference is a combined, global event that raises important policy, strategy, and technology issues by leaders in the banknote and currency business. This premium event brings together key officials in the currency-issuing and distribution departments of Central Banks and Monetary Authorities, printing works, and leading currency industry suppliers from around the world.
Advancement in Digital Currency Awards are presented to digital currency initiatives that take forward the platform as a payment instrument and are selected by experts of the Digital Currency Advisory Committee. The committee announced the winners on awards gala dinner on 24th of February.
In our digital society CBDC initiatives and projects are gaining traction. Most advanced interbank projects are expanding their scope to test interconnectivity with other interbank projects of the potential of linking with retail projects. The innovative Connected Banknote is an integral part of the roadmap for Central Bank Digital Currencies and Digitalization.