Consortium to test digital driving licences and medical prescriptions as part of EU’s European Digital Identity Wallet pilot

Potential Consortium graphic for digital id for EU’s large-scale European Digital Identity Wallet pilot

An international consortium of 148 public and private sector organisations from 19 European Union member states and Ukraine is to develop and test digital identity prototypes across six use cases including digital driving licences and medical prescriptions as part of the EU’s large-scale European Digital Identity Wallet pilot programme... More



EU takes next step towards approving legislative framework for European Digital Identity Wallet

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The European Council has reached agreement on and approved a revised proposal for the legislative framework for the issuance and usage of the EU’s European Digital Identity Wallet that will enable EU citizens to store digital identity credentials including their national ID, driving licence and bank account details on their smartphone... More


EU targets 2024 for European Digital Identity Wallet launch

Three men looking at European Digital Identity Wallet on phone

The European Union is preparing to go live with its European Digital Identity Wallet in 2024, enabling all EU citizens to store digital identity credentials including their national ID, driving licence, and qualification and bank account details, according to EU sources... More





European Parliament passes law that requires Apple to open up its NFC chip

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The European Parliament has adopted the Digital Markets Act (DMA) that will obligate Apple, Google and other “gatekeeper” technology companies to allow app developers and third-party service providers access to device functionalities “such as near-field communication technology, secure elements and processors, authentication mechanisms and the software used to operate those technologies”... More







New EU law to force Apple to open up its NFC chip?

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Negotiators from the European Parliament and the European Council have provisionally agreed the text of a Digital Markets Act (DMA) that will obligate “gatekeeper” technology companies such as Apple and Google to “allow app developers fair access to the supplementary functionalities of smartphones (eg NFC chip)”... More