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Passport Office Update on Digital Service

In the six months since the Open Identity Exchange published its White Paper, Digital ID Photo Sending Service, the use of digital photographs to assert identity has been gathering pace. In the private sector, venture capital continues to pour into this space. Retailers such as Timpson are exploring opportunities to develop in this field, while governments like Estonia pilot new partnerships with commercial service providers.

ArkHive – The identity shop by Timpson

ArkHive is a new concept brand from The Timpson Group. Timpson was founded in 1865 and now the group includes the Timpson shoe repair shops and the Max Spielmann and Snappy Snaps photo shops.

Digital Identity Across Borders

Cabinet Office together with Barclays, BBA, FCA, Difi Norway and BankID, participated in an OIX project that looked at the use of digital identity across borders, specifically within the financial sector context. The project tested [...]

International Law and Policy Workshop White Paper

The recent Identity Management Law and Policy Workshop at the World Bank highlighted how pivotal a time this is for Open Identity Exchange members with global interests. The Open Identity Exchange has published a white paper that reports on those discussions.

International Identity Law & Policy Workshop

The Open Identity Exchange, along with the American Bar Association’s Identity Management Legal Taskforce and the World Bank, hosted a workshop on January 14, 2015 in Washington D.C. with the objective of discussing [...]

ForgeRock Technologies in OIX-Sponsored Attribute Exchange Alpha Project

Attribute exchange has the potential to deliver significant savings. At a DCLG Local Digital co-design event in July 2014 it was estimated that £100m could be saved each year by local authorities if they had access to Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) data to deliver a range of services online, such as concessionary bus travel, taxi licences and parking permits.