You???ll eventually be able to securely save your driver???s license in Android - Android Authority

You???ll eventually be able to securely save your driver???s license in Android  Android AuthorityGoogle is working on its IdentityCredential API to securely store digital driver's licenses in Android. Even better, you'll be able to show your license even when ...

You???ll eventually be able to securely save your driver???s license in Android - Android Authority

With digital driver???s licenses seeing wider adoption in the U.S. and other countries, the question becomes how secure can companies tighten down such sensitive information? That???s where and its IdentityCredential API come in, according to a commit submitted by senior software engineer Shawn Wilden.

Digging into the commit,?? noted that the new IdentityCredential framework could securely store your driver???s license and reveal it either in full or in specific portions. For example, IdentityCredential would only display your name and verified birthdate if you???re buying alcohol or tobacco.

The framework could even display your driver???s license if your phone doesn???t have enough juice to start up. That feature would require specialized low-power hardware, a secure chip, and a new version of to work.

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