New Zealand government selects Daon for strategic digital onboarding capabilities

A proven global provider of mobile biometric identity technology, Daon has announced that its IdentityX® Platform is now part of the New Zealand Department of Internal Affairs´ (DIA) highly innovative digital onboarding mobile app, RealMe Now, which enables customers to create an online verified identity, the company said.

The app is currently available on iPhone 5s and above.

RealMe gives customers a single verified identity credential to securely prove who they are with participating New Zealand Government services and other private sector services online.

Applying for the RealMe verified identity has previously required a New Zealand PostShop visit for face image capture using Daon´s retail outlet desktop software in order to complete the onboarding process.

Now, in a New Zealand first, the RealMe Now mobile app enables a citizen to simply and securely accomplish identity verification “from the couch,” essentially anywhere and at any time.

Daon,, is an innovator in developing and deploying biometric authentication and identity assurance solutions worldwide. Daon has pioneered methods for securely and conveniently combining biometric and identity capabilities across multiple channels with large-scale deployments that span payments verification, digital banking, wealth, insurance, telcos, and securing borders and critical infrastructure.