WebID has received a patent for their product WebID Video Ident from the China National Intellectual Property Administration, the Chinese patent office. As a result, WebID has laid the foundation for their expansion into a promising new market.
Berlin, 20. February 2020
WebID Solutions GmbH, the German inventor of Video Ident and international innovator of identification services, has now opened up a new Asian market by receiving a Chinese patent. The China National Intellectual Property Administration has granted the patent „Method for evaluating a document“ (Patent Certificate Number: 3571998) for WebID’s solution for video identification.
“We are delighted by this recognition of our innovation by the Chinese authorities. After having already expanded to India, we now have a legal foundation for us to help Chinese companies identify their customers safely and quickly online”, Frank Jorga, Founder and CoCEO of WebID, says. “This is especially interesting for us, as the Chinese market is quickly developing within numerous industries and offers an online identification expert like ourselves many opportunities – especially in the fields of Finance, eCommerce, Telecommunication and Mobility.”
Using WebID Video Ident, companies can identify their customers safely and quickly – from anywhere on the planet. All customers need, is a web-enabled device with a microphone and camera. The identification process can be completed in three easy steps: entering your personal data, videocall with a specially trained agent from the high-security Identcenter and entering a TAN number.
Digital identities are becoming increasingly important with the global rise of online business transactions. This is why WebID offers a number of identification products besides the now patented one: such as eID Ident, identification via the chip in the ID card, Automatic Ident, a fully automated ID card check using artificial intelligence, or Database Ident, with which customers can verify their identity within seconds by accessing their own data, which has been saved with their approval in the WebID database. All products are connected to the Global Trust Technology Platform (GTTP) developed by WebID, which also contains products by third-party suppliers and hence allows for very individual solutions for WebID clients.