As the Brexit debate rages, UK officials are testing a digital ID app meant to make it easy for EU citizens to continue to live in that country. But bugs have popped up and Apple has, so far, declined to open its NFC chip to outside development.
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Traveler’s using Terminal 4 at Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) will be the next to trial biometric boarding technology as Gemalto launches a pilot with a “leading airline.” The goal of the trial is to gauge if facial recognition can meet passenger needs and expectations, meeting or surpassing the use of traditional boarding passes. Of […]
The rapid growth of the U.S. market for card printer manufacturer Pointman Technologies has led to an expansion of the company’s operations in Camarillo, CA. The new facility is designed to house the company’s in-house technical support team, service technicians and customer support operations. Dedicated training space will enable Pointman card printer customers and reseller […]
A new Mastercard and Microsoft digital ID collaboration hopes to improve the way people authenticate identity for both online and physical transactions. The goal is to decentralize the management of identities. Instead of hundreds of identity providers managing individual databases of users, a federated identity system would enable people to verify their digital identity with […]
HID Global launched its new Crescendo Mobile product to increase security for individuals accessing both local and cloud applications. It is, in essence, a virtual version of the Crescendo smart card that is stored on a mobile device. It shares digital certificates and required authentication data via an NFC or Bluetooth connection. Many organizations are […]
The Swiss Federal Railway implemented a blockchain identity system that let railway track repair workers verify their credentials via certificates held on mobile devices. Train accidents are often linked back to improper track maintenance, and the Swiss government has developed regulations requiring recording of who worked on tracks and if they were certified to do […]
A recent webinar hosted by the Secure Technology Alliance Identity Council focused on use cases for a mobile identity credential in health care, banking and transit industries. The three industries have unique identity issues that mobile devices can help to solve from both usability and security perspectives. Speakers include: Jeffrey Fountaine, Ingenico Group; Judy Keator, […]