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A new tech tool to combat underage drinking

September 2, 2013 12:35 pm Published by Comments Off on A new tech tool to combat underage drinking


Servers and members of security at venues that service alcohol have a new resource to make it easier to check patrons’ aged. barZapp is an ID-checking mobile app that allows a user’s smartphone to check an ID card.

With barZapp, users can aim their smartphone at the barcode on a driver’s license to instantly read and verify the encoded information and display the results—including the bearer’s name, date of birth, ID expiration and ID number. barZapp incorporates Intellicheck Mobilisa’s patented ID Check software that instantly verifies the authenticity of state and provincial driver licenses and ID cards, as well as military and government ID cards. read more