Mobile Id

Mobile ID Becomes a Reality Driven by Technology and Standards

Back in 2015, HID Global was one of the first advocates of mobile identity for government-issued documents. When we started to promote that idea, few could imagine that one day there would be legally enforceable documents issued on a mobile phone.

The Cost of Driving National ID Programs to Digital

What are the costs for a country to design, implement and succeed in its transition to digital citizen IDs? We will look at the costs and considerations to moving to digital ID, and we’ll explain why experienced companies from the identity sector are in the best position to ensure a smooth coexistence between traditional and digital ID programs.

Digital Drivers License on Smartphone

Mobile Identity Isn’t Just About Driver’s Licenses

Mobile identity has been an evolving technology in the citizen identity market for five years now. Most of the time and effort has been focused on mobile driver’s licenses, and there are many good reasons for that. However, mobile identity has developed so quickly that other use cases are now starting to emerge. It may surprise you to learn that Argentina is leading the way in deploying mobile identity for its national ID project.

Iconic Identity Trends to Keep an Eye On in 2020

At the start of 2019, we wrote about the trends in the document security industry for the year ahead. In a new series of articles we will look at whether those trends look set to continue into 2020 and what we can expect in the next year.

Taking Mobile Authentication Mainstream

The online hub for the modern workforce is the mobile phone—making reliable, frictionless security critical. Without it, text messages, location data, contacts and any account information stored on the phone is at risk for theft and misuse. Moreover, the broader universe of enterprise applications accessed through the mobile device can be imperiled.

Why Governments Should Consider Private Sector Verification Needs When Introducing Digital ID

Digital identity is more than a buzzword in the government business. It is almost reality. More than 10 pilot projects and a small number of live projects are currently running worldwide, mainly around digital driving licenses. But what do we mean when we talk about digital identity? Is it just a digitalized identity document that is accessible on a smart phone? This would not make it any different from a conventional physical document, so why bother at all investing in such a project?

Six Simple Steps for Choosing a Rapid Identity Solution (Rapid ID)

Every day law enforcement, border control and other agencies use official documents to confirm a person’s identity. But what happens when the person they encounter doesn’t possess an acceptable document, or when the document they do have doesn’t appear to be genuine? In today’s world, it’s increasingly important to know the real identity of a person to determine if they are a threat.

Why Digital Transformation in Government is Key to Improving Identity Schemes

Exciting new products and processes such as mobile and digital IDs, innovative visions of frictionless borders and improved traveler experiences are emerging in the identity market. Given the potential benefits to citizens and governments alike, it is impossible not to wonder why these products and processes face such slow adoption.

The Top 3 Uses for Mobile Identity

Mobile identity is one of the most popular topics in the identity business today. If we look at ongoing pilots all over the world, the most common use case we see is the mobile driver’s license. For many countries, a mobile driving license is often used as the primary identification document when there is no national identity card. But this view is a very limited one that does not take into account the other benefits and features of mobile identity.