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Posted: 25 Oct 2016
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Secure mobile identity is becoming a reality for government-issued credentials. With smartphones in hand, individuals are already empowered to an unprecedented level, including gaining secure keyless access to automobiles, office buildings and hotel rooms. Going forward, citizens will have the option to conveniently use their smartphone as driver’s licenses or other identity-based documents....

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Posted: 26 Sep 2016
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If you are currently active on social media or reading the industry news, you’ve perhaps heard about the emergence of mobile IDs, seen as a handy complement to someone’s physical ID.  This evolution should be of no surprise as smartphones have become pervasive, often being used for a myriad of applications ranging from email
to personal banking to paying for your coffee. Now, new...

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Posted: 29 Jul 2016
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The world of secure identification is all a-buzz right now with the emergence of mobile IDs. To those who are new to this concept, we’re talking about IDs on a smartphone.

Citizen privacy and protection of law enforcement is a real concern in countries around the world right now.  That’s why mobile IDs — in particular, mobile driver’s licenses — are providing citizens with...

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Posted: 11 Mar 2016
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A survey of Departments of Motor Vehicles (DMVs) was recently conducted to gauge the interest in mobile driver’s licenses. In a sample of the 69 jurisdictions that issue driver’s licenses in North America, approximately one-third of them indicated either interest or planning for the move to offering mobile driver’s licenses to citizens in the future. We expect that this trend will only...

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