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Apple Toying With The Idea Of Using iPhones For Identification

6 monthes ago   |   By Ubergizmo

Our smartphones are highly personal devices and in some instances, they can already be used for personal identification, such as storing driver's licenses. However it seems that Apple is taking things one step further and suggesting that perhaps our iPhones could even be used as passports. This is according to a recently discovered patent in which with the use of a secure storage using using RFID, the iPhone has the potential to be used as a passport. The patent also mentions how there is a growing use of e-Passports, which are passports that come with a chip embedded in them that contain...
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