Mobile Identity Acceleration in a Market Anchored to the Physical

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By Lucas Stewart | 4Q 2021 | IN-6389


Washington D.C. TO Join Cohort of States with Mobile Driver's License


Washington D.C. is set to join eight other U.S. states in implementing a mobile solution for ID, specifically a digitized mobile companion to citizen’s physical driver’s licenses. D.C. followed suit soon after the state of Iowa announced similar plans in late November 2021, continuing the conversation brought to mainstream attention following Apple’s announcement of the Apple ID wallet. Whilst Apple have pushed back release of their mobile ID (mID) functionality to early 2022, they sit amongst a handful of smartphone Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEMs) and major tech players who seek to offer their own mobile identity platform in the near future. The relevance and feasibility of mobile credentials is on the rise, with ABI Research forecasting the installed base of mobile credentials to rise by a factor of four over the next five years. Current and upcoming projects are being set into motion globally, where a competitive landscape of mobile ID service-givers is emerging.

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