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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.

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.

  • 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

Here's a first-hand glimpse into our pilot activity with the Wyoming Department of Transportation, Highway Patrol, and Cheyenne Regional Airport. Enjoy comprehensive feedback from our experts, and watch our innovative technology put to the test!

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DDL webinar

Watch DDL Being Tested in the Field

Take an inside look at the digital driver's license pilot in the U.S. Check out what Colorado, Maryland, and DC participants had to say about their experience using #DDL in the field!

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DDL Pilot Webinar

On Thursday, December 7th, Gemalto hosted a comprehensive webinar – A Collaborative Effort to Shape the Future of Digital Identity – highlighting the methodology and results of phase one of the DDL pilot activity with customers and select stakeholders.

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DDL survey

We want to hear what you think!

Share your thoughts on Digital Driver's License technology by taking our ten-question survey.

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