Live Updates: COVID-19 Cases
  • World 18,492,053
    World
    Confirmed: 18,492,053
    Active: 6,075,569
    Recovered: 11,717,939
    Death: 698,545
  • USA 4,865,523
    USA
    Confirmed: 4,865,523
    Active: 2,257,992
    Recovered: 2,448,515
    Death: 159,016
  • Brazil 2,751,665
    Brazil
    Confirmed: 2,751,665
    Active: 744,644
    Recovered: 1,912,319
    Death: 94,702
  • India 1,865,947
    India
    Confirmed: 1,865,947
    Active: 588,981
    Recovered: 1,237,885
    Death: 39,081
  • Russia 861,423
    Russia
    Confirmed: 861,423
    Active: 185,601
    Recovered: 661,471
    Death: 14,351
  • South Africa 516,862
    South Africa
    Confirmed: 516,862
    Active: 150,286
    Recovered: 358,037
    Death: 8,539
  • Mexico 443,813
    Mexico
    Confirmed: 443,813
    Active: 100,124
    Recovered: 295,677
    Death: 48,012
  • Peru 433,100
    Peru
    Confirmed: 433,100
    Active: 115,198
    Recovered: 298,091
    Death: 19,811
  • Chile 361,493
    Chile
    Confirmed: 361,493
    Active: 17,810
    Recovered: 333,976
    Death: 9,707
  • Spain 344,134
    Spain
    Confirmed: 344,134
    Active: 315,662
    Recovered: ?
    Death: 28,472
  • Iran 314,786
    Iran
    Confirmed: 314,786
    Active: 24,634
    Recovered: 272,535
    Death: 17,617
  • UK 305,623
    UK
    Confirmed: 305,623
    Active: 259,413
    Recovered: ?
    Death: 46,210
  • Saudi Arabia 281,456
    Saudi Arabia
    Confirmed: 281,456
    Active: 34,759
    Recovered: 243,713
    Death: 2,984
  • Pakistan 280,461
    Pakistan
    Confirmed: 280,461
    Active: 25,065
    Recovered: 249,397
    Death: 5,999
  • Italy 248,229
    Italy
    Confirmed: 248,229
    Active: 12,474
    Recovered: 200,589
    Death: 35,166
  • Bangladesh 244,020
    Bangladesh
    Confirmed: 244,020
    Active: 100,926
    Recovered: 139,860
    Death: 3,234
  • Turkey 233,851
    Turkey
    Confirmed: 233,851
    Active: 10,607
    Recovered: 217,497
    Death: 5,747
  • Germany 212,331
    Germany
    Confirmed: 212,331
    Active: 8,399
    Recovered: 194,700
    Death: 9,232
  • France 191,295
    France
    Confirmed: 191,295
    Active: 79,501
    Recovered: 81,500
    Death: 30,294
  • Canada 117,031
    Canada
    Confirmed: 117,031
    Active: 6,487
    Recovered: 101,597
    Death: 8,947
  • China 84,464
    China
    Confirmed: 84,464
    Active: 800
    Recovered: 79,030
    Death: 4,634
  • Netherlands 55,955
    Netherlands
    Confirmed: 55,955
    Active: 49,805
    Recovered: ?
    Death: 6,150
  • Australia 18,730
    Australia
    Confirmed: 18,730
    Active: 7,876
    Recovered: 10,622
    Death: 232
  • S. Korea 14,423
    S. Korea
    Confirmed: 14,423
    Active: 770
    Recovered: 13,352
    Death: 301
  • New Zealand 1,567
    New Zealand
    Confirmed: 1,567
    Active: 22
    Recovered: 1,523
    Death: 22

Google working on a tech to store digital version of your license on smartphone

Author at TechGenyz Google
Google Digital Drivers License

Well, in this tech prompting generation, soon you’ll be able to load a secure version of your driver’s license onto your mobile device. A future version of Android could allow you to carry a digital version of your IDs, such as a driver’s license or another standardized identity credential. Google is apparently working on a new API that would be able to store a digital version of your license on your smartphone.

This API, called the IdentityCredential API, seeks to solve some of the major issues with digital IDs. The API tackles issues like controlling what can access your digital ID and ensuring you have enough charge so you can turn on your phone and pull up the ID.

With this new method, the company is trying to aim probably one of the most essential things that a majority of users carry in their wallet in addition to money and other credit or debit cards, the driver’s license.

According to external reports, the company is working on addressing some other fundamental issues that are associated with keeping your critical data on a smartphone. These issues include limited battery life. Circumstances may happen like, If you are driving and your smartphone runs out of battery and eventually shuts down then you need your driver’s license or any other crucial identity-related document. If the company manages to figure a secure and full-proof way for this, users can easily do away with their wallets in ideal conditions.

Not much is known regarding this API as the commit was just submitted pretty recently, and didn’t offer a lot of information. With Google Pay replacing the wallet it seems that this new API will be leaving very few reasons to carry our wallet with us. A physical wallet could be a thing of the past.

Career

Subscribe