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Digital Drivers's License US Pilot

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​A secure companion to the physical ID for mobile-first citizens

NISTGemalto​ has received a two-year grant from the US National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) to pilot the development of a smartphone-based credential.​

The interoperable pilot will run over the course of two years in five US jurisdictions, and explore four main use cases, namely enrollment, updates to the document once it's in the field, attribute sharing and law enforcement.

Gemalto is partnering with Colorad​​o, Idaho, Maryland, and Washington D.C. 

Gemalto is partnering with Colorado, Idaho, Maryland, Washington D.C. and Wyoming

The Digital Driver’s Licenses (DDL) pilot will involve stakeholders like law enforcement, TSA, banks and retailers.


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  • What is a digital driver's license?

    The digital driver’s license enables new security features, coupled with advanced in-field verification. It also allows for enhanced privacy for citizens through better control of personal information. 

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  • Posted on Sep 05, 2017

    Future Uses for DDL – The Sky’s the Limit

    The possible applications of DDL are limitless: We’ve imagined how DDL transforms wallets, business transactions, and eTicketing.

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  • Posted on Jul 25, 2017

    Colorado is the first state to launch Digital Driver’s License live pilot

    Colorado is the first state to start its live DDL Pilot and it was a big success

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  • Posted on Jun 14, 2017

    The FAQs of a DDL – Chapter 4: Fraud, Counterfeits & Stolen Data

    What are the security implications of carrying an ID on your phone instead of on a plastic card in your wallet?

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