Brazil is moving deeper into the media spotlight as the host of the 2014 World Cup and 2016 Olympic Games. Soon, the public will learn what Brazil experts have long known: despite its socio-economic challenges, Brazil is not only one of the world's fast-growing economies, but is also a tech-savvy market.
As well as having an attractive design, banknotes above all need to be secure and unmistakably recognizable by both man and machinery. The new "Architecture" specimen banknote note is an example of carefully customized security and design expertise.
Giesecke & Devrient (G&D) develops, produces, and distributes products and solutions in the payment, secure communication, and identity management sectors. G&D is a technology leader in these markets and holds a strong competitive position. The Group's customer base mainly comprises central and commercial banks, mobile network operators, business enterprises, governments, and public authorities.