One of the world’s most populous countries is trying to accelerate its digital ID efforts — a push that includes biometric authentication.
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The new initiative from the digital ID security trade group comes as mobile driver’s license efforts are live in at least a dozen U.S. states.
On Oct. 1 2020 an estimated 40% of Americans will not have credentials to board airlines
In 2005 Congress enacted REAL ID to make state-issued driver’s licenses and ID cards more secure, and as our REAL ID infographic explains, one year from now – on October 1, 2020 – those without a compliant ID or a valid passport will not be able to fly on commercial airlines. Up to 40% of […]
The project, reportedly among the first in the European Union, is designed to offer citizens more security and control over their personal data.
Add the Oklahoma mobile driver’s license to the list of pioneering state-issued IDs. According to reports from local media, the state is beta testing its own mobile driver’s license program, with hopes that a full program can be rolled out this fall, perhaps in October. Oklahoma is home to some 4 million people, of whom […]
New credential improves traditional functions, opens door to eGovernment services
A world without physical card-based identification may still be years away, but that doesn’t mean it’s too early for innovation in the mobile ID space, including significant adoption for key use cases and applications. Whether it is building on visual or optical security features, or empowering new business models and personalized user experiences based around […]
Getting away from passwords is among the most vital, and best funded, work going on in the digital world, and a new contact smart card reader for mobile devices is here to help. The new Bluetooth device is from physical security and secure identification services provider, Identiv. Identiv launched uTrust 2920 F, as a Bluetooth […]