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Smartphones on Snapdragon 865 will replace passports and driver's licenses


Mobile technology is increasingly embedded inlife of a modern person. At the Qualcomm Snapdragon Tech Summit, Qualcomm and Google announced that the just announced SoC Snapdragon 865 and 765 will support the Android Identity Credential API, which will be integrated into Android R.

So Snapdragon chipsets will be the firstSoC platforms that will receive the Android Identity Credential API, allowing Android R to use electronic identity identifiers, such as a driver’s license.

For the first time it became known that Google is developingThe API for identifiers in March, and in May at the Google I / O conference, the company officially announced work on an interface that will be implemented in one of the next versions of Android.

Android Identity Credential APIprovides Mobile ID technology, which allows for safe and unambiguous user identification. In the future, each user will be able to transfer all his documents from a passport to a driver’s license to smartphones.

Source: 9to5google