Identity Law & Policy Workshop Amsterdam

                The Open Identity Exchange organised and facilitated a legal and policy workshop on March 24, 2016 in Amsterdam, with the objective of advancing the discussion of the key issues surrounding the adoption of identity management legislation and in particular eIDAS . The workshop […]


Warwickshire County Council & Open Identity Exchange Work Together on Digitized Blue Badge Application Pilot: Reporting Positive Results

The Warwickshire County Council and the Open Identity Exchange (OIX), together with Centralized Government services, have been working on a pilot of an online eligibility checker for Blue Badge applications. In the UK, Blue Badges allow disabled drivers or passengers to park closer to their destinations.   OIX and Warwickshire have worked with the Government […]


Passport Office Update on Digital Service

In the six months since the Open Identity Exchange published its White Paper, Digital ID Photo Sending Service, the use of digital photographs to assert identity has been gathering pace. In the private sector, venture capital continues to pour into this space. Retailers such as Timpson are exploring opportunities to develop in this […]


ArkHive – The identity shop by Timpson

Background ArkHive is a new concept brand from The Timpson Group. Timpson was founded in 1865 and now the group includes the Timpson shoe repair shops and the Max Spielmann and Snappy Snaps photo shops. The group is now one of the UK’s biggest providers of ID photos, which is […]


Digital Identity Across Borders

Cabinet Office together with Barclays, BBA, FCA, Difi Norway and BankID, participated in an OIX project that looked at the use of digital identity across borders, specifically within the financial sector context. The project tested the following hypothesis: ‘Individuals coming to the UK will be inclined and able to open […]