[Asis-l] Report: The State of the Electronic Identity Market

wainer lusoli iptseid at gmail.com
Thu Nov 11 12:22:51 EST 2010

It is with pleasure that I announce the publication of the report

The State of the Electronic Identity Market: technologies,
stakeholders, infrastructure, services and policies

Drafted collaboratively by European Commission JRC IPTS and Consult Hyperion.


The report

    * explores the market and the economics of electronic identity,
the changing infrastructural landscape, the structure of eID-enables
service provisions, and relevant issues of policy.
    * finds that usability, minimum disclosure and portability,
essential features of future systems, are at the margin of the market
and cross-country, cross-sector eID systems for business and public
service are only in their infancy.
    * provides evidence of the potential of eID for the Single Digital
Market. Clear monitoring and analysis of this market is crucial for
policy action on identification and authentication, eSignature and

Comments and enquiries to wainer.lusoli at ec.europa.eu

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