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Digital Driver’s License U.S. 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 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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  • Digital Driver’s License — Just the FAQs

    Gemalto Presents Digital Driver’s License FAQ

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  • Security & Privacy by Design

    We have designed our DDL solution with security and privacy at its core.

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  • DDL Pilot Phase One Results

    Here are the complete results from the first multi-state DDL Pilot.

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  • What is a Digital Driver’s License?

    DDL is more than just a replica of your driver’s license or ID card on your mobile device.

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Blog Posts

  • Posted on Dec 18, 2018

    Physical vs Digital: why both worlds matter for drivers’ licenses

    We look at the history of drivers’ licenses, and why both digital and physical licenses need to be secure.

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  • Posted on Oct 19, 2018

    Wearable Technology: The Next Big Thing for DDL is Here

    As the adept leader in digital identification, our DDL solution has gotten in on the wearable technology action.

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  • 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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