Sessions » Technological trends - The shape of things to come

Technological trends - The shape of things to come

Churchill Room

Session Chair's Introduction
Matthew Finn, SDW 2018 Conference Co-Chair and Managing Director, AUGMENTIQ, UK

Mobile credential – your identity in your mobile
Edwin Faber, Senior Manager Cross Market Innovation, Citizen Identity, IDEMIA, The Netherlands

A view on what the future could look like with the onset of secure mobile identification.

The journey will take you past different use cases requiring different types of evidence (e.g. 18+) – highlighting an app that allows the citizen to share only necessary, but government-approved, data.

An explanation of where a mobile ID is strong – compared to physical documents – and how to leverage the advantages. Each benefit will be illustrated with a use case, the mobile ID is

•    Instant;
•    Dynamic;
•    A new communication channel;
•    Flexible.

Zoom in on the main risk – The army of fraudsters.

•    Mobile ID is its own unique form factor;
•    Attribute sharing;
•    Fast, but secure and accurate mobile ID verification;
•    Zero knowledge proof;
•    Privacy & Security by design.

Graphic Code: A new reliable machine-readable system for coding and authentication
Nuno Gonçalves, Innovation Manager, The Portuguese Mint and Official Printing Office, Portugal

The Portuguese Mint and Official Printing Office (INCM) is a Portuguese state company in charge of producing security and identity documents such as the Portuguese Citizen Card and the electronic Portuguese passport with the most demanding and innovative security standards. In this presentation, we will present a new graphical security technology developed by INCM in conjunction with the University of Coimbra, which is being incorporated in the electronic Portuguese Passport, other identity documents as well as in stamps and labels.

A new machine-readable approach for coding a textual message into an image is being introduced. It combines the visual appeal of images with the communication power of words into a codified message. The new coding system is based on the creation of patterns by organizing the available graphic primitives in a pre-defined way. The coding consists of properly spreading the patterns associated to the symbols of a given message, and complementing them with further patterns for a specific visual purpose.

The graphic codes produced are easily incorporated in any security and identification document and on product stamps or labels too, and can be composed of diverse security elements, namely printed graphics and holograms using cross-validation for enhancement of the security level.

•    A new machine-readable approach for coding, security and authentication;
•    Graphic codes supporting printed and holographic security elements;
•    A new security graphic code for security and identification documents.

Opportunities for biometrics in government: Creating a customer-centric environment
Marek Rejman-Greene, Consultant, Identity for Services, UK

•    Technical developments – What's new and which innovations are likely to be used extensively?
•    The crossovers between the commercial and government sectors; options for reuse and limitations.
•    Developing the proposition from the end-user's perspective.

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