GET Group to offer NFC support on iOS for mDL and mobile ID transactions at point of sale

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North America that develope mobile ID technology said that its GET Mobile ID Digital Identity Solution for can support (NFC) for identity transactions at Point of Sale (POS), airports, and even kiosks.  GET Mobile ID for Android already supports NFC identity transactions.

GET Group NA and global partner Scytáles AB, developers of mobile ID technology, are the first to extend the new ISO 18013-5 standard so that iOS devices can also use NFC for data transmission, or allow NFC tap followed by either local or online data transfer, all under citizen control, said the company.

“Supporting NFC for both iOS and Android devices is critical to developing a variety of more secure and convenient retail, payment, and ID verification use cases for mobile driver’s licenses and other forms of mobile ID,” said David Kelts, Director of Product Development, Mobile Identity, GET Group North America.

“We are proud to be participating in the development of the ISO 18013-5 standard, together with Scytáles AB, and committed to ensuring our technology will protect citizen privacy and meet specifications for secure interoperability on all mobile device operating systems,” said Kelts.

The company also informed that GET Group NA and Scytáles AB are ready to enable ISO 18013-5-compliant identity transactions between both iOS and Android devices and POS terminals already used today for payments.

ISO 18013-5 which is expected to be published later this year, is the international standard that specifies the technical and interoperability requirements for mobile driver’s licenses (mDL).

For more details, please contact Mr. Vishesh Sharma: [email protected]

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