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Open Identity Exchange UK Board Election Results

Thank you to all who voted to elect a general member and alternate who will represent you on the Open Identity Exchange UK Board of Directors.

Identity Law & Policy Workshop Amsterdam

The Open Identity Exchange organised and facilitated a legal and policy workshop on March 24, 2016 in Amsterdam, with the objective of advancing the discussion of the key issues surrounding the adoption of identity management legislation and in particular eIDAS.

Warwickshire County Council & Open Identity Exchange Work Together on Digitized Blue Badge Application Pilot: Reporting Positive Results

The Warwickshire County Council and the Open Identity Exchange (OIX), together with Centralized Government services, have been working on a pilot of an online eligibility checker for Blue Badge applications. In the UK, Blue Badges allow disabled drivers or passengers to park closer to their destinations.

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 [...]