#CES2015 Speakers on Social: The Smartphone Driver's License

Curious about the next big advance toward a true digital wallet?

Two International CES speakers - CEA Chief Economist Shawn DuBravac and CenDemTech CEO Nuala O'Connor - were among the many (including Marc Andreessen) who retweeted or favorited this tweet about a new GovBeat post on The Washington Post

In the post, Washington Post reporter Hunter Schwarz describes the Iowa Department of Transportation's upcoming pilot program to test a new smartphone driver's license app.

Beyond simply being used as a form of identification, the concept for the app is to enable push notification for things like traffic updates and license renewal.

In the video below from WQAD, Iowa DOT Director Paul Trembino describes some of the features of the new app:


WYSKR at International CES

  January 6-9, 2015

January 6-9, 2015

In the run-up to International CES, WYSKR kept an eye on the content being shared on social media by the event's speakers.  When that content received significant attention on social, WYSKR shared it with you.

Why?

Because great events curate great speakers, and great speakers know - and often share - great content when they see it.

A list of links to all of WYSKR's International CES content is now available via this post. Thanks for reading and let us know what you think!