What’s New

Mar 22, 2022

 iOS/Android

  1. Introduced My Cards page – This page allows cardholders to view, edit, and manage their ID cards.
  2. Card Installation Improvements – We made a number of improvements to the digital ID card app to make installing ID cards easier.
  3. Bug Fixes – We also fixed a few small bugs to improve the user experience.

Feb 28, 2022

IDMS

  1. Introduced a Feature for Moving Card Records Between Templates – Admins can now move card records between templates from the Card Renewals page.
  2. Introduced a Status Workflows PageThis page allows admins to create and manage card status workflows that can be linked to specific card templates. Status workflows include card banner settings and card status notification settings.
  3. Introduced a Card Banners Page – This page allows admins to customize card banner settings used to inform cardholders of any status changes to their ID cards (e.g. Deactivated, Expired). 
  4. Introduced a Card Status Notifications PageThis page allows admins to customize in-app notifications used to inform cardholders of any status changes to their ID cards (e.g. Deactivated, Expired).
  5. Added an Option to Search Templates – Admins can now search for specific card templates from the Card Templates page.
  6. Introduced a “More” Column on the Card Templates Page –  Actions such as Customize Email, Customize Banners, Customize Notifications, and Copy Template can be found under the “More” column on the Card Templates page.
  7. Updated Navigation to the Email Invitation Template – The Email Invitation tab has been moved out of the Card Template Builder. Admins can now customize the email invitation template by going to the Card Templates page -> More -> Customize Email.
  8. Improved the Admin Emails Page – Account owners can now select specific admins that will receive account-related email notifications.

Jan 17, 2022

iOS/Android

  • Option to Auto-generate Signature The signature can now be typed in and auto-generated
  • Improvements to the Date Selector – We now support simpler date fields rather than the calendar date picker
  • Accessibility Improvements – Added Voice Control support

Dec 9, 2021

IDMS

  • Expiration Date Improvements – Replaced the expiration date calendar selector in the Card Template Builder with an mm/dd/yyyy field to enter a card expiration date
  • Admin Permissions Improvements – Admin permissions are now separated into two tables (Main Roles and Additional Roles) for further clarity 
  • Updated “Unique Identifier” Settings – When selecting the ID Number as a unique identifier the answer is able to be made case sensitive
  • Improvements to Exporting Card Records – Recipient email addresses are now included in the exported file
  • UI Improvements – Made improvements to our user interface to make it more user-friendly

Oct 18, 2021

iOS/Android

  • Support for Data Regions – We added support for multiple data regions. Institutions can now choose which region they want to store their user data in.
  • Accessibility Improvements – We added support for various accessibility features to make our app accessible to people with disabilities. Special thanks to our visually impaired volunteers who provided valuable user experience testing and feedback!

Sept 14, 2021

IDMS

  • Card Moderation Improvements – Added a way for admins to revert denial of the card data or photo 
  • Photo Export Improvements – Introduced an option for admins to export photos via Zip file where the file name is card ID instead of the full name
  • UI Improvements – Made improvements to our user interface to make it more user-friendly

Aug 2, 2021

IDMS

  • Card Filter Improvements – Introduced a filter on the card data dashboard to display archived cards based on a specific date range
  • Added a Session Expiration Reminder – We are now letting admins know that their session is about to expire a few minutes beforehand. 
  • Introduced a New Card Invitation Setting – Admins can now define how they want to send card invitations: In-App + Email or In-App Only
  • Added a Card Expiration Reminder Setting – Admins can now select if they want to send automatic card expiration reminders to their cardholders
  • Card Deactivation Improvements – Admins can now deactivate not only Installed but also Inactive and Uninstalled cards.
  • UI Improvements – Made improvements to our user interface to make it more user-friendly

June 30, 2021

iOS/Android

  • Introduced a “Reset PIN” feature – Anyone who forgets their PIN can now rest it
  • ID Photo Improvements – We made it easier to upload your ID Photo if it is missing
  • Added “Privacy Commitment” slides – We shared our privacy commitment and informed users that we do not share their data with third parties

April 6, 2021

IDMS

  • Single Sign-On – We introduced Single Sign-On (SSO) 
  • Ellucian Integration – We performed a system integration with Ellucian
  • Admin Permissions Improvements – We added the ability to create additional roles and assign admins to specific templates.
  • Push Notifications Improvements – Admins can now send push notifications to multiple specific users
  • Implemented Card Notes – Admins are now able to write internal card notes on the card record dashboard
  • Added a New Status for Uninstalled Cards – Cards that have been uninstalled by admin and not the app user will now have their own card status “Uninstalled by Admin”
  • Added a Device Limit Setting – Admins can now set a device limit for cards 
  • Support for Greek Characters – We added support for Greek characters in the Card Template Builder
  • Bounced Email Detection – We now show an icon on the Card Record Dashboard indicating that a card invitation email bounced
  • Added a Card Search Bar – We added a card search bar as a more convenient way to search for card records across all card templates
  • UI Improvements – Made improvements to our user interface to make it more user-friendly

Mar 4, 2021

iOS/Android

  • Image Clarity Improvements – We improved the quality of smaller image files containing text 

Feb 15, 2021

iOS/Android

  • Increased Image Loading Speed – Improved the loading of digital ID card photos when opening the app
  • Added Multiple Email Addresses – Users can now add more than one email address to their account and see card invitations sent to these email addresses
  • Added a Signature Step during Installation – If an ID card requires a signature, there is now a signature step as part of the card installation process
  • Dark Mode Improvements – Dark mode is now configurable just within the app

Dec 21, 2020

iOS/Android

  • Introduced a Card Invitation Inbox – All digital ID card invitations linked to the registered email address can now be accessed in the Card Invitation Inbox
  • Introduced a Card Action Feature – If a card is missing a photo or signature, an action message above the card will instruct users to add it
  • Added Dark Mode Support – The app will now support dark mode if it’s configured in the device settings

Dec 10, 2020

iOS/Android

  • Special Character Improvements – Enabled special characters to be recognized in user email addresses
  • Push Notification Improvements – Fixed minor issues with customers experiencing delayed push notification activation and badging

Nov 10, 2020

IDMS

  • Added a New Card Filter Setting – We added a filter to display expired and not expired cards
  • Card Data Import Improvements – The “Add New Data & Update Existing Records” option will now be selected by default
  • Added Ability to Export Card Data – Provided the ability to export card data and photos from the IDMS
  • Admin Permissions Improvements – ID photo access can now be restricted from the Admin Permission page
  • Timezone Display Improvements – The Sync Status page will now respect the dates in the respective account timezone and will default to UTC if not available
  • Updated Email Invitation Instructions – We improved our email invitation instructions so that users are aware that they can scan the QR code on their desktop computer using an enabled mobile device to install their ID card
  • UI Improvements – Made improvements to our user interface to make it more user-friendly

Oct 5, 2020

iOS/Android

  • Card Installation Improvements – Introduced a simple 3-step card installation process
  • Font Improvements – We now support larger fonts in the ID card fields
  • UI Improvements – We made small layout changes to make our app more user-friendly

Sept 2, 2020

IDMS

  • Photo Export via Zip – ID photos can now get exported from IDMS via Zip file
  • Two Factor Authentication Login – Added two factor authentication into IDMS login
  • Share Template Design – Admins can now share card template design with other accounts
  • Card Footer Image – Added a Footer Image Setting on the Card Builder
  • Additional Card Design Settings – Provided additional body background and font colors for the card
  • Increased Font Size – Font size has been increased to 16px across the platform

July 17, 2020

iOS/Android

  • Updated ID Card Widget Display – We now display a more detailed card status on the ID card widget.
  • Introduced a Footer Image for ID Cards – ID cards can now have a footer image if required (e.g. an additional logo or signature).
  • UI Improvements – Refined a few UI elements

June 15, 2020

IDMS

  • Introduced Search Preview – Added a “Search Preview” to display how “Select Your Card” screen will look in the App
  • Added a “Card Name” Form Field – Introduced a new form field for how the card template will be named during App Search
  • Support for Vertical Apps – Released 2 new vertical apps (Union ID and Resident ID) and introduced app types in IDMS

May 6, 2020

IDMS

  • Card Moderation – Made a provision for admins to moderate ID cards
  • Push Notifications UI Improvements – Made improvements to the Push Notifications page
  • Introduced Video in Push Notifications – Admins can now send video notifications to their cardholders
  • Custom Card Invitation Template – Admins can now fully customize their card invitation email templates

Apr 10, 2020

iOS/Android

  • Introduced a Notifications Inbox – A new Notifications inbox enables you to review push notifications.
  • Added Video for Push Notifications – Push notifications now support video.
  • UI Improvements – Refined a few UI elements.

Mar 23, 2020

IDMS

  • Ellucian/Banner Integration – Integrated IDMS with Ellucian/Banner
  • UI Improvements – Minor UI improvements and bug fixes to enhance user experience

Feb 13, 2020

iOS/Android

  • Updated Expired Card View – Expired cards now show faded out fields.
  • Improved Institution Search – Improved search for an institution when adding new cards.
  • Updated Deactivated Card View – Deactivated cards now display a deactivation notice.
  • Security Improvements – Introduced a screen recording prevention feature.

Jan 22, 2020

IDMS

  • New ‘Help’ Menu in the Navigation – Account admins can now access IDMS knowledge base to understand or learn about IDMS features.
  • Sync Reports – Account admins will receive a summary report for their sync process with details and a downloadable error report.
  • UI Improvements – Minor UI improvements and bug fixes to enhance user experience.

Dec 2, 2019

iOS/Android

  • App Ratings – Introduced an interface for users to rate the app on the App Store/Google Play
  • URL Link Display Improvements – All URL links are now underlined on the cards.
  • Security Improvements – Today’s date is now displayed next to the barcode on the cards to prevent ID card fraud.
  • Registration Screen Updates – Added “Received an email invite?” section to the Registration screen.
  • Push Notifications Improvements – URL links are now underlined and blue.

Nov 05, 2019

IDMS

  • Role-Based Account Permissions – Added a page to list down role-based account permissions
  • Delete Archived Cards In Bulk – Made a provision for admins to permanently delete all archived cards in bulk based on filter.
  • New Filter on Card Data Dashboard – Added a new filter “All” displaying all cards in that template regardless of the status.
  • Navigation Bar Updates – Moved “My Profile” and “Switch Account” into the Account navigation bar menu. And moved “Account”, “Billing”, and “Settings” navigation bar menu icons to the top below “Integrations”.
  • Hide/Show Barcode Value – Made it optional to show barcode value

Oct 16, 2019

iOS/Android

  • Optional Barcode Value and Photo – Added support for optional barcode value and photo. Controlled by IDMS administrators.
  • Faster ID Card Installation – Implemented universal links in the card invitation emails for faster ID card installation.
  • Simplified User Interface – Minor user interface changes.

Sept 18, 2019

IDMS

  • Add New Account Owner – Made a provision for account owners to add a new account owner
  • Add & Claim Institution in One Step – Added an option for administrators to add and claim their institution in one step
  • New Card ID Photo Options – Added an option for administrators to make a card ID photo mandatory or optional
  • New Card Templates – Added new default card templates: Alumni, Guest, Visitor and Contractor

Aug 19, 2019

iOS/Android

  • Push Notifications – Institutions can now send push notifications to app users with iOS 10+
  • Media Files – Institutions can now add media files to their ID cards
  • URL Links & Phone Numbers – Institutions can now add clickable links and phone numbers to their ID cards
  • iOS 13 Compatibility – Made some compatibility upgrades for iOS 13
  • Country Code Updates – Added support for South Sudan country code.

Aug 5, 2019

IDMS

  • Data Sync – Admins can select additional sync options when importing card data via CSV. They can sync their data with their IDMS account using LDAP. Data sync can be performed on a recurring schedule.
  • Media Files – Admins can now add media files to their digital ID cards.
  • Push Notifications – Admins can now send push notifications to their digital ID cardholders through IDMS. We also introduced a new API to enable institutions to send push notifications programmatically.

June 24, 2019

iOS/Android

  • Auto-Registration – Introduced app auto-registration for cards issued via email.
  • UI Improvements – General improvements to the app user interface.

June 5, 2019

IDMS

  • API Access – API’s are available for paid accounts to allow their developers to integrate with external systems.
  • Card Installation Improvements – The mobile app now supports one-click account registration from email invitations.
  • Multiple Date Formats – Added support for multiple date formats in CSV imports.
  • Navigation Menu – Introduced a new navigation menu
  • Card Signature – Support for enabling signatures on cards.
  • Date Selection Improvements – Date picker has an improved year selection.
  • Card Installation Info – When reviewing card installation info for red flags, admins can now view which devices their cards are currently installed on.

Apr 30, 2019

iOS/Android

  • ID Photo Enlargement – You can now enlarge your ID photo by rotating the phone 90 degrees.
  • Signature – We introduced a Signature Pad. Now digital ID cards can include a handwritten signature.
  • Country Code Updates – We added support for Cyprus and Guam country codes.

Apr 25, 2019

IDMS

  • JWT API – Published JWT API to validate JWT token signature and extract information.
  • Card API – Published Card API to add/edit/view/delete card data programmatically.
  • Card Status API – Published Card Status API to update the status of cards programmatically.
  • Navigation Menu – Introduced a new left side navigation menu in IDMS.
  • Signature – Added support for the new Signature feature configuration.
  • Card Expiration Updates – Introduced a standardized date format for Card Expiration and improved “Year” selection in the calendar pop up.
  • New Date Formats – Added support for new date formats in CSV imports.
  • Devices Details – Added additional information about devices that have installed each card.
  • JWT Tools – Added additional JWT Tools and a Barcode Generator.

Jan 30, 2019

iOS/Android

  • Improved UX – Users can experience a more smooth and user-friendly interface.
  • Enlarged Barcode and ID Photo – Users can now tap to enlarge the barcode and photo on their ID cards.
  • Network Optimization – Users can now experience reduced data and battery use when using our app due to network optimization.

Jan 21, 2019

IDMS

  • Improved Photo Moderation – Updated photo moderation page to be more intuitive and user-friendly.
  • Added Card Issuance via Email – Administrators can send digital ID cards directly to their recipients’ email inbox.
  • New “Card Renewals” Tab – Administrators can renew digital ID cards more efficiently with the new Card Renewals page, which can be accessed via its independent tab.

Nov 29, 2018

IDMS

  • ID Photo Zip Upload – Import multiple ID photos at once by uploading a zip file. The system can also retrieve zip files from a server or a file hosting service (Google Drive, Dropbox, etc.).
  • Bulk Email Issuance – Issue digital ID cards by sending card invitation emails right from our IDMS.
  • Improved Photo Moderation Process – When the photo moderation feature is enabled, new cards will be disabled until an ID photo is approved by the administrator.
  • Improved User Interface – We added a new card status “Uninstalled” to let administrators know when the card has been uninstalled from the app user’s device. We also provided instructions at the top of the page defining each card status and made a few other improvements to the “View Card Data” page.
  • Improved CSV Import Functionality – Administrators are no longer required to match card fields every time a new CSV is imported. The system will remember previously matched fields of the last CSV import.

Oct 30, 2018

iOS/Android

  • Improvements to Offline Mode – App user experience in offline mode has been improved.
  • Improved UI – Minor user interface improvements and fixes.

July 24, 2018

IDMS

  • Improved User Interface – We simplified the Card Builder interface to make the card issuance process smoother and faster for administrators. We’ve also re-structured the Card Data Dashboard to make it easier for admins to view the status of each card. Lastly, we’ve simplified the process for manually adding data to the Card Data Dashboard.
  • Added “Email Preferences” Page – The account owner can now subscribe/unsubscribe administrators to receive email notifications based on various app user activities and updates/changes made in the ID Management System.
  • New Barcode Settings – Administrators now have the option to enable our system to auto-generate barcode values for them. Additionally, admins can now choose to hide the barcode in the app.
  • Added “Form Preview” in the Card Builder – Administrators can now preview the form that app users pre-fill before adding their card to their device.

July 9, 2018

iOS/Android

  • New Card Restriction Function – Once a card is installed on a user’s device it can not be installed on another user’s account unless permitted by the administrator. This is to help prevent identity theft and fraud within the app.
  • New Expiration Icon – App users can now view the time and date on when their card expires.
  • New Accessibility Functions – We’ve expanded our accessibility functions to further facilitate the user-experience for those with a disability.
  • Enhanced Search Option – We’ve improved our search options to make it even more effortless to find an institution.

June 9, 2018

iOS/Android

  • Improved Registration Process – We made it easier for app users to authenticate themselves with just a click of a button in their email instead of manually entering the verification code. Additionally, we no longer require Date of Birth or a Photo to register.
  • Simplified Add and Claim Institution Process – Disabled zip code field for countries that don’t support zip codes on all web forms add Institution and claim institutions etc.

May 31, 2018

IDMS

  • Improved User Interface -We made major improvements to the user interface in such components as the Card Templates page where you manage your card templates, the Card Builder where you design your ID cards, and the CSV Imports page where you view the status of your data import.
  • Added ID Card Slider – We added an ID card slider enabling more fields to be displayed on the card. Each card can have up to three slides: Front, Secondary and Back.
  • Simplified Deeplink Functionality – Administrators can now preview deeplink formats from the Card Templates page.
  • Made User Authorization Unique per Template – User authorization is now unique per template rather than per account. This means that administrators can use the same Unique Identifier/Security Question 1/Security Question 2 combination in several templates on their IDMS account.

Apr 20, 2018

iOS/Android

  • Improved ID Card Dashboard – Introduced Full Card View.
  • Identity Exchange Barcode Scanner – Introduced a new feature to scan QR codes for specific actions that require identity exchange between the user and institution.
  • ID Photo Peek and Pop View – Peek and Pop View was introduced for viewing images on the card, as well as profile.
  • Expiration Date Display on Card – Expiration data can be displayed on the card in user’s timezone or specific timezone set by an administrator.

Apr 20, 2018

IDMS

  • New Expiration Date settings – Introduced card expiration functionality to enable administrators to show an expiration date on the card.
  • Time Zones for Card Expiration – Enabled different time zones for Card Expiration settings
  • Card Renewals – Added functionality for renewals of expired cards.
  • Card Template Builder Update – Minor updates on the card template builder to improve user experience.
  • Email Updates for Card Data Import – Implemented sending of email updates of total imported and failed card records during Card Data Import.
  • Live Chat Support – Added live chat support on IDMS.

Mar 14, 2018

iOS/Android

  • New Dashboard design – A new design of the Dashboard has been implemented.
  • New Settings page – Settings page has been updated.
  • New “My Identity” page –  New genders added: transgender, non-conforming.
  • New Filters page – Added Country Selector to the Filters page.
  • Search by Country – Users can now search for their institution by Country.
  • Support for zip codes with spaces – Added support for zip codes with spaces (e.g. ON 2347).
  • Face ID recognition on iPhone X – iPhone X users can now unlock their ID app using facial recognition technology.

Feb 21, 2018

IDMS

  • New Card Template Builder – Data Sources have been added for quick and easy template customization. Now, depending on the data source selected, card settings will be pre-populated.
  • Card Expiration – A feature to set expiration dates to ID cards. Cards will be automatically revoked on users’ phones after the expiration date.
  • Code 39 Support – Added support for Code 39, in addition to previously supported QR code, Aztec, PDF417, Code128.
  • Edit Self-Issued Card Data – Manually editing self-issued card data for specific cards has been implemented.
  • Support for different Date formats – We’ve added support for different date formats to be displayed on the card.
  • Delete Card Templates – A button to delete card templates has been added. However, deleting card templates will only be allowed if all cards associated with the template have been deleted.

Nov 29, 2017

iOS/Android

  • Widgets – A new way to view card data has been added to the widget screen.
  • My Identity – Refactored ‘My Profile’ to ‘My Identity’.
  • 3D Touch features – Access to ‘Identity’ widget and option to create card built right away into 3D Touch.
  • Rear Camera flash – Rear Camera flash issue was fixed.

Nov 17, 2017

IDMS

  • Photo Moderation Panel – A moderation system for images taken by users that allows administrators to review and approve or deny them.
  • Restrict Updating Photo – Administrators may also restrict app users from changing their photo ID’s
  • Temporary Card Deactivation – A feature to temporarily deactivate a card without removing card data record.
  • Manually Add Card User Data – In addition to importing user data via a CSV/TVS file, administrators can now do it manually, one by one.
  • Edit Imported Card User DataEditing imported data for a specific card has been implemented.
  • Support for JPG – Image URLs can be uploaded in both PNG and JPG file formats.
  • New Card Template Builder – A modern user-friendly system for customizing ID card design, with examples and tool tips.
  • New Institution Type – “High School” has been renamed to “School (Pre K – 12)” to include all school levels.
  • Parent ID – Schools can now create ID cards for parents.