Experts Call for Plans to Harmonise Taxi Licencing in UK

Currently, there are around 280 local authorities setting distinct rules, processes and fees for motorists wanting to obtain a taxi licence in the UK. But industry experts are now calling for plans to harmonise the procedures in line with the principles of ‘fill it out once’.

Free - September 5, 2022 midnight

News in Brief

As a side event to the 78th session of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), the UN hosted ‘Building a More Resilient Future with Inclusive Civil Registration and Vital Statistics – Strengthening Linkages with the Health Sector’.

Free - June 9, 2022 midnight

The Importance of ID Data Intermediaries

For many years, the ID and secure document industry has understood the potential that universal citizen identity would have for increasing worldwide economic development. And now, a WEF think-tank has produced a 46-page report illustrating the potential benefit of a worldwide unifying digital ID data management policy.

Free - March 31, 2022 midnight

Company News

Thales has been awarded a new contract to provide the District of Columbia Department of Motor Vehicles (DC DMV) with secure driving licences and ID cards.

Free - March 2, 2022 midnight

I’ll See You in Vienna!

In just under two months the Optical & Digital Document Security (ODDS) conference will get underway in Vienna, Austria. ODDS merges the extremely successful Optical Document Security conference with the newer Digital Document Security conference to recognise the growing interdependence of these two domains.

Free - January 31, 2022 midnight

ISO Publishes New Standard for Mobile Driving Licences

The International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) has published ISO/IEC 18013-5 which, amongst other things, specifies the interface between the Mobile Driving Licence (mDL) and mDL reader and the interface between the mDL reader and the issuing authority infrastructure.

Free - December 7, 2021 midnight