New Usecases Broaden Mobile ID, NFC
shown at Mobile World Congress (MWC), held here last month, but the traditionally PC-based technology is challenging for an increasingly mobile world. Several existing systems rely on the presence of smartphones to unlock devices. Chrome OS uses Bluetooth connection to an Android smartphone or tablet to unlock a Chromebook and Chromebox. Using mobile identification in this fashion is difficult as many people do not have access to a laptop or desktop computer, or they share one with others and don't want to install a digital ID on it.