EU to lay out plans for Europe-wide digital identity wallet

European Union (EU) flag

The European Union is set to reveal plans for a digital wallet that will enable citizens in all 27 member states to store identity documents such as their driving licence, payment details and passwords and to access a range of private and public services with a single online ID, according to a report in the Financial Times... More








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BMW adds UWB to digital car keys

BMW iX electric car with UWB digital car key

Apple iPhone users who purchase a BMW iX electric car will be able to lock, unlock and start the vehicle without taking their smartphone out of their bag or pocket using ultra wideband (UWB) functionality built into an upgraded version of the vehicle manufacturer’s Digital Key... More



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NFC Forum launches device certification program designed to improve the NFC user experience

NFC Forum CR12 Certification Program

The NFC Forum has introduced a product certification program that improves the user experience for NFC device owners by enabling manufacturers of smartphones and other NFC-enabled devices to prove that their products fully conform to a wide range of contactless transport, payments and access control standards... More







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Florida to introduce mobile driving licences

Thales digtal Id and driving licence on a smartphone

Drivers in the US state of Florida will soon be able to apply for a mobile driving licence that they can use to provide digital proof of their identity, licence status and age — just as they do with a conventional licence — and also to verify themselves when accessing a variety of online services... More


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Canada begins testing national digital ID framework

Pan-Canadian Trust Framework (PCTF) identity graphic

The Digital ID and Authentication Council of Canada (DIACC) has begun alpha testing a framework of industry standards for digital ID authentication in order to create a trusted digital environment before the rollout of a digital ID infrastructure in the country — and the launch of a national trustmark for service and solution providers... More


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NFC testing innovator Cilab opens NFCW Expo showcase

NFCW EXPO: NFC testing innovator Cilab is providing NFCW readers with early access to a showcase in the NFCW Expo hall that provides information on how its ci230 high speed NFC tester works, the benefits it offers to both engineers and to budget holders — and highlights the testimonials it has received from customers... More