Trusted identity

The next generation of digital identity enabling access and dissemination of Personal Identification Information with efficiency, integrity and security.

Digital identity interactions

Digital identity solutions can be described using a set of identity verification interactions types that pertain to both in-person and online experiences. Our daily lives are filled with a variety of identity interaction experiences. These daily life experiences may include a visit to the bank clerk, entering the airport or a login to your utility company’s […]

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Identity requests: Let us count the ways

We use our identity documents many times per week without much thought. Verification of our identity or a specific privilege tied to our identity is so commonplace that we rarely question the request. Essentially, identity interactions are part of our daily life experiences. While most people in the US use a driver’s license, any form […]

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Multi-document verification in a digital world

Nearly everyone has some form of Government Issued Identity Instrument (G3I). Even though a driver’s license conveys the privilege to operate certain types of vehicles, it is also the most commonly used form of G3I. The table below lists several use cases and indicates whether an actual driver’s license (DL) or a G3I document is […]

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A new era in personal identity: Safer, smarter, more secure

Most U.S. citizens have some type of Government Issued Identity Instrument (G3I) for identity verification. The most common form is a driver’s license. But we also have a plethora of other identity instruments that we carry around every day; healthcare and prescription cards, employee badges, library cards, gym memberships, gun ownership, fishing and hunting licenses, store […]

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Moving beyond barcodes

We all have many plastic cards in our wallets — driver’s license, credit cards, healthcare cards and more.  Many have some mechanism for exchanging data with a reader either via a barcode, magnetic strip or chip. Unfortunately, these mechanisms for exchanging data do not always provide the best authentication. Barcodes are for automation, not identification […]

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On the move with mobile identity and blockchain

What if you could initiate a change of address for all your accounts at once? Sound like a dream? With IBM Mobile Identity (MI) and blockchain technologies it could become a reality. Consider Holly’s scenario of moving to a new apartment in the same city or state. A new home Holly is moving into a […]

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Using trusted identity to streamline medical office visits

Do you get aggravated each time you go to a doctor’s office and are handed a clipboard with a form to verify that your personal information is current? Then, when returning the completed form, the assistant requests your health insurance card to photo copy it. You must now dig through your wallet to find a […]

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Citizen identity solutions offer improvements for officer notes

Have you ever wondered what becomes of the notes an officer takes while on duty? Scratch Police Field Interview Notebooks are used to capture the unstructured written observations of a field officer. These written notes, often referred to as scratch because they are written on a scratch pad, allow the officer to capture details about […]

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Arizona takes inside lane on adoption of digital licenses

Last month the Arizona Department of Transportation (ADOT) and IBM completed their first joint pilot to evaluate the applicability of digital identification documents for DMV agencies. ADOT is considering several pilots to help them explore the concepts of a Mobile Driver’s License (mDL). This initial endeavor represented a significant industry milestone as it was the first time that a […]

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