Entries by Brittaney Gillies

New Florida Digital ID Pilot Being Tested

In an attempt to modernize the world of state issued identification cards, the Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (FLHSMV) is launching a new digital driver’s license pilot program called the Florida Smart ID. This new ID format is based on your physical identification card, which is scanned and verified by Florida Smart […]

Arizona Issues New Digital ID

Earlier this year, Apple announced that Arizona would be the first state ever to offer a digital version of the state issued driver’s license in the Apple Wallet for iPhone or Apple Watch. This new ID format is especially beneficial for those traveling, because you will no longer have to present your physical Arizona while […]

Maryland Releases New Digital ID

Maryland just released a new digital ID format called the Maryland Mobile ID for iPhone and Apple Watch users, with an Android version coming soon. This new ID format is especially beneficial for those traveling, because you will no longer have to present your physical Maryland ID while going through TSA.  To present your ID […]

New York State Considers Biometric Scanning For Alcohol and Tobacco Purchases

What you need to know: On March 4th, 2021 during a regular New York congress assembly session, a new paragraph was suggested in relation to additional verification measures before the sale of alcohol, tobacco, or electronic cigarette products. This bill would allow retailers to require some form of biometric scanning such as fingerprinting, iris scanning, […]