Kevin Lynch, Apple VP of Know-how lately went on a Yahoo Finance interview to elucidate how ID playing cards will work with the upcoming watchOS 8 and iOS 15 updates.
Apple Watch and iPhone customers within the US can quickly add their IDs into the Pockets app and eradicate the necessity to carry it round. In sure states it’s not allowed and Apple intends to launch an inventory when the characteristic goes dwell.
Lynch mentions how the ID needs to be added to the Pockets app, just like having the ability to entry your playing cards within the platform. Moreover, the VP says that it ought to work seamlessly and very like you’d Apple Pay. Customers current their ID digitally as proof, and relying on the data being introduced could also be locked behind a passcode.
Apple is lately furthering its Automotive Key characteristic and plans so as to add sensible lock assist and digital home keys inside the Pockets app. Particulars are but to be disclosed however the characteristic can be obtainable on watchOS 8 and iOS 15.