Latest ID Scanning News and Updates
Michigan Cannabis Laws – ID Scanning and Retention of PII
Best Passport Scanners
What do ID Scanners Display After Scanning Your ID?
Can You Scan a Military ID?
Government IDs and badges come with a different set of rules than state issued driver’s licenses. Military ID cards are no exception.
When Will Mobile Driver’s Licenses be Available in New Hampshire?
New Hampshire has no public plans for mobile driver’s license implementation as of yet. There are many advantages to mDLs, however.
Tennessee Considers Mobile Driver’s Licenses
mDLs allow residents to maintain security, while also facilitating access to one’s ID. Tennessee looks into implementation.
Does South Carolina Offer a Mobile Driver’s License for Residents?
South Carolina does not yet have a specific plan in place for implementation of a mobile driver’s license. Stay up to date on the situation.
Convenience retail innovation mesmerizes attendees at Georgia World Congress Center
The trade show offered a wealth of innovation including AI enabled biometric identification and age verification devices and much more.
2% Of IDs Presented At Dispensaries Might Be Fake — The Compliance Implications For The Cannabis Industry
With 2% of IDs presented at dispensaries being fake, the usage of age verification software is key to avoiding massive fines.
Showcasing Age Restricted Vending at NAMA 2023
Unattended retail is the future. Take a look at this video of our partner trying out this age restricted vending machine at NAMA 2023.
What Do We Know About North Carolina mDLs?
Although North Carolina has no specific details on implementation of mobile driver’s licenses (mDLs), we remain hopeful on their behalf.
IDScan.net Releases Inaugural Fake ID Report
IDScan.net has completed its first ever analysis of anonymized data across all users of the VeriScan platform in their 2023 Fake ID Report.
Georgia’s Implementation of Mobile Driver’s Licenses: Coming Soon
Georgia’s implementation of mobile driver’s licenses is soon to be a feature available in residents’ Apple Wallet.
Ohio Mobile Driver’s License Soon to Come
Ohio mobile driver’s license feature is soon to come for the state’s residents. Stay tuned about further information.
ID Scanning for Missouri Cannabis Dispensaries: 19 CSR 100-1.180
The compliance landscape for cannabis dispensaries in Missouri is rapidly evolving to meet the needs of a changing consumer base.
A Comprehensive Guide to Bank Screening Sanctions
Screening sanctions are essential in preventing money laundering, terrorist financing, etc. Here are the types of sanctions and how they work.
New York Bill A02045: Accepting NYC ID Cards as Proof of Age
As one of the most diverse cities in the world, New Yorkers need to have a universal way to verify age. This bill would ensure that.
What Types of Biometrics Can Be Used In Identity Verification
Identity verification methods are moving toward a biometric landscape in an attempt to reduce fraud. Here are some of the most common types.
Business Impacts of the 2021 Digital Identity Act
Overview of the Digital Identity Act, legislation aimed at creating a national standard for identity verification to reduce fraud.
What is a CIP (Customer Identification Program)?
Overview of the history and guidelines of Customer Identification Program (CIP) protocols under the 2003 US Patriot Act.
IDScan.net, A Company Making ID Verification Easier For Dispos, Was A Sponsor At Benzinga’s Cannabis Capital Conference
IDScan.net was a proud sponsor of the Benzinga Cannabis Capital Conference. The company recently found success in the cannabis industry.
ID Scanning Technology Provider, IDScan.net Planning for 50% of IDs Checked to Be Mobile By End of 2027
Thirty US States Are Now Using Or Piloting Mobile IDs with more states likely to adopt in the near future.
IDScan.net Adds Jimmy Treuting, Seasoned New Orleans Entrepreneur, to Board of Directors
Strategic executive and passionate Southern Startup advocate, officially joins IDScan.net’s company Board of Directors.
Top 3 Takeaways from Benzinga Cannabis Capital Conference
Our top 3 learnings from two days spent with cannabis industry executives and investors in Miami at Benzinga Cannabis Capital Conference.
Synthetic Identity Fraud and How to Protect Against It
Synthetic identity fraud is a type of fraud where criminals create a new identity by combining real and fake info. Learn how to prevent it.
Utah Code 32B-1-407 and ID Scanning Compliance
Utah Code 32B-1-407 now requires an authorized person to verify proof of age for anyone who appears under 35 before the sale of alcohol.
Gemalto by Thales has sunset the QS1000 ID & passport scanner
Timeline of production and support sunset for the Gemalto by Thales QS1000 ID & passport scanner.
Product Update: New Features in the VeriScan Cloud Portal
You may have noticed that something looks a bit different since the last time you logged into your VeriScan Cloud account. Our team has been hard at work on bringing forward some of the most…
IDScan.net Announces Hires, Promotions
New Orleans-based technology company continues growing in multiple departments. Check out the newest hires and promotions!
Alcohol Delivery in Kansas Could Soon Be Legal
A historically conservative state with strict alcohol control laws, Kansas is considering legalizing alcohol delivery, including liquor.
IDScan.net Findings Indicate Nearly 2% of IDs Presented at Dispensaries May Be Fraudulent
In a survey of anonymized data, IDScan.net finds fraudulent IDs are flagged with frequency by US dispensaries. Learn more here.
How to Get Iowa’s Mobile Driver’s License
Iowa is another state that has hopped onto the mobile driver’s license wagon. See how the app works and where you can get it for yourself.
Michigan Cannabis Laws – ID Scanning and Retention of PII
Though medicinal and adult-use recreational cannabis has been legal in Michigan since November 2018, they have yet to enact any legislation requiring the use of scanning IDs for entrance into either recreational retail establishments or…
Nevada Bill AB342 – Third Party Checks for Age Verification
IDScan.nets testimony to the Nevada legislature on Bill AB342, which attempts to require third party checks for dispensary age verification.
Washington Mobile Driver’s Licenses Soon To Come
Washington mobile driver’s licenses will soon be available for residents. Senator Mark Mullet sponsors the SB 5105 – bill promoting mDLs.
North Dakota Mobile Driver’s License Available Soon
North Dakota mobile driver’s license is in the works but is not yet available, as ND representatives have been working on other priorities.
Utah Mobile Driver’s License is Finally Live
The Utah mobile driver’s license recently launched. It includes a multitude of security features and costs $1.99 per year.
Pennsylvania Mobile Driver’s License
Pennsylvania Department of Transportation is in the process of creating a mobile driver’s license available to PA residents.
Illinois Cannabis Dispensaries – ID Scanning & PII Retention Laws
Illinois cannabis dispensaries are within the first of many to officially mandate digital scanning for cannabis purchase.
Thales partners with IDScan.net to fight fake ID fraud, underage drinking
French conglomerate and identity technology giant Thales has joined forces with IDScan.net to develop products aimed at tackling ID fraud.
New VeriScan Pricing – A Note From Our CEO
Changes to VeriScan prices & tiers
Woman leaves fake ID at dealership, steals car during test drive
A woman used a fake ID to steal a $14,000 car from a small Texas dealership. She went on a test drive and did not return.
Top 25 Schools with High Fake ID Search Volume
We receive more than 500 views each day on our content related to fake IDs and are one of the top resources in the country for all things related to fake and fraudulent identification.
Product Update: VeriScan For Windows Major Release
The latest updates to VeriScan for Windows. Eligible customers will now have access to a greatly improved VeriScan product for Desktop use.
IDScan.net Expands Its Workforce In Key Roles
Identity tech company, IDScan.net expands its workforce in key roles, announcing three new hires in key positions, rapid team growth.
Virginia Mobile Drivers Licenses – HB 506
Latest updates and news related to Virginia Mobile Drivers Licenses-HB 506 would create digital IDs for the state
Best ID/Passport Parsing APIs in 2023
OCR ID/Passport API is commonly used for identity verification it can automate the process of data extracting. Here are the best available.
Panasonic to discontinue the TOUGHBOOK line, leave Android market
Panasonic confirmed publicly on February 24, 2023 that it will be divesting from its entire Android portfolio, including the FZ-N1 TOUGHBOOK handheld ID scanner.
Pasco man used fraudulent ID in attempt to purchase 2 Mercedes, deputies say
According to authorities, James Brucia went to a Wesley Chapel dealership & attempted to buy two vehicles with a fraudulent ID.
10 Things We Learned At Cannacon Biloxi
MS is the hottest state in the South when it comes to the growing cannabis industry. Here are the top 10 takeaways from Cannacon Biloxi.
Different Types of Symbologies
Different Types of Symbologies: PDF417, MRZ TD1, MRZ TD3, and QR Codes. Learn how each symbology stores and transmits data.
Best Passport Scanners
The 4 best passport scanners for a variety of businesses from high security needs to simple age verification.
Growing Use of Fake IDs By Minors Problematic For Bars, Restaurants, and Dispensaries
Authentication Hardware & Age Verification Software Is The Only Way To Combat Fake IDs among various retail locations.
The future of digital age verification – Louisiana, Utah, Arkansas look to require sites to check ID before entry
Arkansas & Utah look to implement digital age verification for access to adult websites upon the passing of similar legislature in Louisiana.
Overview of South Carolina Bill S425 – ID Scanning For Alcohol Delivery
South Carolina Bill S425 was passed for digital ID scanning using a handheld ID scanner for alcohol delivery.
Overview of Oklahoma Bill 1707 – ID Scanning For Alcohol Delivery
A new bill was proposed in February 2023 in Oklahoma, that would require ID scanning for alcohol delivery. Key elements of Oklahoma Bill 1707 Shall obtain from the consumer a confirmation that he or she…
Overview of Montana Bill No. 293 – ID Scanning For Tobacco & Vape Sales
Overview of ID scanning laws – Montana Bill 293. Montana House of Representatives debates ID scanning bills.
Overview of Pennsylvania Bills 117, 129, 131 – ID Scanning For Alcohol Sales
An overview of new Pennsylvania bills related to sale of wine and liquor under expanded permits. Learn more about the bills here.
How to Choose an ID Scanning Software Provider
An overview of key considerations when selecting ID scanning software for your business – tools, user interface, and document compatibility
Winners Choice Gaming Now Offering VeriLocks For Gaming Rooms
Winner’s Choice Gaming announced the installation of their first ID scanning activated door locking device outside the gaming room of a Smithton, Illinois grocery store. The device, powered by IDScan.net’s age verification software, scans the…
Mike Eckert, Chairman of the NO/LA Angel Network Joins the IDScan.net Board of Directors
New Orleans-based technology company, IDScan.net is pleased to announce the appointment of Mike Eckert to its Board of Directors. “Mike has been a key advisor to the business for many years. His expertise in helping…
Oklahoma launches mobile driver’s license with MID app
Oklahoma launches mobile driver’s license app available to the state’s residents. You must have a valid ID to qualify for the mobile version.
Does Alabama allow for a digital driver’s license?
Alabama updated their laws to allow for the possibility of digital IDs back in November 2015. The mobile driver’s license was announced in 2018. At the time, representatives from Alabama Law Enforcement said that the…