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Digital Driver'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.

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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 License (DDL) Pilot will involve stakeholders like law enforcement, TSA, banks and retailers.

 
 
 
  • 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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DDL Advanced In-Field Verification
 

DDL Advanced In-Field Verification

Get a first-hand glimpse at our DDL Pilot activity with the Wyoming Department of Transportation, Wyoming Highway Patrol, and Cheyenne Regional Airport. Enjoy the expert feedback, and watch this innovative technology put to the test!

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DDL webinar
 

Watch DDL Technology Put to the Test

Here’s an inside look into the digital driver’s license pilot across the US. See what Colorado, Maryland and DC participants had to say about their experience using DDLs in the field.

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Webinar On Demand

In this free on-demand webinar, our DDL Pilot experts examine best practices for getting a digital ID right on mobile platforms. We discuss technical and privacy implications for both in-person and online transactions, and discuss the pilot use cases and our discoveries from in-depth field testing.

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 Blog Posts

  • Posted on Sep 04, 2018

    Facing the Facts about Digital Identity Interfaces

    While DDL stands apart in its carefully designed user interface, the crucial element in an effective digital ID framework is the way that information is securely exchanged between licensee and verifier.

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  • Posted on Jun 18, 2018

    A Recipe for a Digital ID that Works: DDL Security, Privacy & Interoperability by design

    Why DDLs are the secret sauce for securing your personal information online

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  • Posted on Apr 11, 2018

    From Check-In to Wheels-Up: 5 Questions on DDLs and Airport Security

    Find out how DDLs offer a smooth, secure process for personal identification in the aviation industry.

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