“Banknotes of the Bank of Russia” mobile application has been updated 16.11.2020
A new version of “Banknotes of the Bank of Russia” mobile application has been issued in November. Push notifications from the Bank of Russia, including links to the Internet resources, have been added. There has also appeared an opportunity to evaluate the application at Google Play and App Store.
The update has appeared as a result of constant collaborative work of the representatives of the Central Bank of the Russian Federation and the specialists of Goznak on information technologies and printed security technologies.
“Banknotes of the Bank of Russia” application makes it possible to examine the banknotes in circulation in detail, study their design and security features as well as obtain information necessary for first party authentication without special equipment.
The application development was started a few years ago. The presentation of the first version took place in June 2018 and was timed to FIFA World Cup 2018. Thanks to this application, guests of the World Cup from all over the world could come to know the peculiarities, the beautiful design and the high security level of the Russian banknotes.
The specialists of the Bank of Russia and Goznak continue to improve the application, add new functions and broaden its opportunities.
Thus, after a large-scale update of 2019, there appeared an opportunity to check the presence of some of the security features on banknotes with the face values of 1000 and 5000 roubles of the modification of 2010, as well as 2000 roubles.
In the future, it is planned to adapt the application for physically challenged users. The banknote face value recognition, display of text and interface elements will be accompanied with special signals.