Washington state, DHS may use RFID in licenses

Monday, 2 April 2007, 9:39 AM EST

The state of Washington and the U.S. Department of Homeland Security plan to jointly develop a driverís license, likely embedded with radio frequency identification (RFID) technology, as an alternative to a passport for travel to some countries.

The state and the DHS late last month announced plans to launch a pilot program to offer drivers in Washington a license that complies with the federal Western Hemisphere Travel Initiative.

At Computerworld.

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