HID Global’s goID platform offers citizen IDs on mobile phones


HID Global introduced HID goID platform, entering the market for mobile citizen IDs that can be carried on smartphones.

Mobile IDs enable driver licenses and other government IDs to be carried on smartphones with highest level of privacy protection.

“Mobile IDs will simplify people’s lives, empower them with more applications and increase the level of trust for individuals to use their digital identity,” said Rob Haslam, Vice President and Managing Director of the Government ID business within HID Global.

“As the first solution to enable convenient yet secure issuing and receiving of credentials over the air, the HID goID platform creates a brand new category for mobile citizen IDs.”

Governments around the world already rely on HID Global for major programs, such as the US Green Card, Ireland Passport datapage, Angola National ID.

The goID platform for mobile IDs is powered by HID Global’s  Seos technology. It enables instant over-the-air provisioning and streamlined access to cloud-based government information services securely.