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German National ID is Going Mobile

– Secure ID News

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  • Posted by Good ID team (Good ID)
  • 16 October 2020

Germany’s digital ID will be rolled out this year on selected Samsung smartphones

A chip, built-in to the phone, provides the security infrastructure that means it can safely store people’s national IDs, and gives users control over their data.

"‘Thanks to the Optimos project and in cooperation with Samsung and Deutsche Telekom Security, we now have the chance to combine the high level of trust in the physical document with the user-friendliness of the smartphone,’ says Dr. Stefan Hofschen, CEO of Bundesdruckerei.”

The aim is to provide the open technical infrastructure for secure mobile ID that can be used by many digital identity providers.

We are thus creating the basis to ensure sovereignty and trust in a world that is becoming increasingly digital and mobile. In the future, digital sovereign identities and authorizations can be used and managed by citizens in a self-determined manner via the app

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