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 […]
On Oct. 1 2020 an estimated 40% of Americans will not have credentials to board airlines
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 […]
05 Sep, 2019Taiwan digital ID program gains serious steam
The country of some 24 million people is on track to put its new digital ID cards into circulation just more than a year from now. The new ID will serve for driving privileges, health ID and digital signature capabilities.
Embedded security elements can work on both cards and mobile IDs
As counterfeiters are increasingly able to simulate even the best physical credential, issuers and the identity industry are looking to a future where digital credentials are the highly secure norm. But, for the time being, the physical credential remains the standard, and it is up to the vendor community to develop security features that work […]