Moving Beyond Barcodes

  We all have many plastic cards in our wallets – driver’s license, credit cards, healthcare cards, and more.  Many have some mechanism for exchanging data with a reader either via a barcode, magnetic strip, or chip. Unfortunately, these mechanisms for exchanging data do not always provide the best authentication. Barcodes are for automation, not Identification The use of barcodes, […]

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On the Move with Mobile Identity and Blockchain

What if you could initiate a change of address for all your accounts at once?  Sound like a dream?  With IBM Mobile Identity (MI) and blockchain technologies it could become a reality.  Consider Holly’s scenario of moving to a new apartment in the same city or state. A New Home Holly is moving into a new apartment within the Des […]

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Using Trusted Identity to Streamline Medical Office Visits

Do you get aggravated each time you go to a doctor’s office and are handed a clipboard with a form to verify that your personal information is current?  Then, when returning the completed form, the assistant requests your health insurance card to photo copy it. You must now dig through your wallet to find a card that you, hopefully, rarely […]

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