Update to our Global Coverage

Since the announcement of our Testnet, a number of countries have announced that they are or will issue new identity documents that could be used on our blockchain: National Identity Cards: Belgium, Croatia, Cyprus, France, Malta, Norway and Romania. Even…

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AI Face Matching on the Mobile App

Our mobile apps for Android and iOS have been updated with a new functionality that matches your digital photograph contained within your National Identity Card or Electronic Passport with a photograph taken with your smartphone: to prevent privacy issues, your…

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Delivering the most compliant blockchain

The Financial Action Task Force (FATF) has published a 12-month review of the revised FATF standards on Virtual Assets and Virtual Asset Service Providers. Noteworthy statements from this review are as follows: 35 out of 54 reporting jurisdictions advised that…

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On the Need to Replace the “Filthy” Cash

On March 3, the World Health Organization (WHO) advised the use of contactless technology for payments instead of cash as paper money could be spreading the COVID-19 virus: people should wash their hands after handling cash because COVID-19 could be…

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Mobile App for iPhone

In June 2019, Apple announced at their Developers Conference that iOS 13 would support NFC Tag Reading for ePassports and contactless identity cards: in practice, this feature is only available for iPhone 7 or up, using iOS 13.1 or up.…

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Mobile App Updates

We have listened to your feedback and the mobile app has been updated: Multiple account support: an individual can hold multiple electronic passports and national identity cards.Transaction list: check what transactions have been made from each account. From the “Accounts”…

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The New IBAN of Digital Currency

What is IBAN?             The IBAN is a numbering scheme that was created to identify bank accounts across national borders: it was conceived to unify bank account identification and standardize their format (i.e., country, bank, branch, routing code, and account…

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