Information reference system «Currency»

The information reference system “Currency” is intended for express authenticity verification and advanced examination of banknotes from different countries that differ in series and denomination.

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IRS “Currency” contains images of banknotes and corresponding security features and techniques with detailed descriptions.

Contents 

  • Detailed information about banknotes, description of their security features and techniques.
  • Images of:
    • banknotes in white, IR 400–530, 870 and >940 nm, UV 254 and 365 nm spectrum ranges;
    • magnetic ink patterns;
    • security features and techniques such as microprinting, intaglio, watermarks, holograms, etc.;
  • Detailed glossary with descriptions and illustrations of security features and techniques.

Volume of data

  • 168 currencies arranged by country and production series
  • 2 752 banknotes

Versions

  • Express — a basic version that provides the user with the information about basic banknote security features.
  • Forensic — an extended version for advanced banknote examination.
  • Forensic Pro — an expert version for advanced banknote examination with a special Document Builder application used for adding images and description of new banknotes and their security features and techniques to the IRS.

Special features

  • Possibility to select the amount of information provided;
  • High resolution images of banknotes, their security features and techniques;
  • gif-animation of holograms and OVI-elements available in Forensic/Forensic Pro versions;
  • Easy to search;
  • Possibility to add:
    • description and comments to existing banknotes;
    • images and description of new banknotes using the Document Builder application in Forensic Pro version;
  • Integration with Regula Forensic Studio software for image processing, comparing examined objects with reference images of banknotes and security elements;
  • Multilingual interface:
    • English
    • Arabic
    • Hungarian
    • Spanish
    • Italian
    • Chinese
    • Latvian
    • Lithuanian
    • German
    • Polish
    • Portuguese
    • Russian
    • Ukrainian
    • French
    • any other language at customer’s request
  • Automatic update (requires Internet connection);
  • Distant training for systems operation;
  • User-friendly interface.

Application

  • Financial institutions
  • Law-enforcement agencies
  • Forensic laboratories
  • Other agencies and organizations authorized to check documents

Information reference system installation

  • Local
  • Network

Delivery set

  • A software protection USB-dongle with a limited update licence for providing access to the information reference system

Contents of the information reference system «Currency» versions

Contents  Version
Express Forensic/Forensic Pro
Number of images 82 876 114 056
banknotes 2 752
currencies 168
Images in spectral ranges white top + +
transmitted + +
ultraviolet, nm 254 +
365 + +
infrared, nm 870 (reflected) + +
400–530 (IR luminescence) +
>940 (anti-stokes luminescence) +
magnetic ink patterns +

PC requirements

  • Microsoft Windows XP (SP3), Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10
  • Microsoft .NET Framework 4.0 is included in the installation package
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2008 or later for local installation of the information reference system on a PC or on a server; Microsoft SQL Server 2008 Express is included in the installation package
  • Minimum HDD free space required for Forensic/Forensic Pro version — 32 GB
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