Australia Post has released its highly anticipated digital identity verification solution Digital iD via a soft launch for consumers, government and businesses and is available now, with a biometrics-enabled version to be released in the coming months.An “early adopter” release of the smartphone iOS app is available now, with Android to follow shortly and further capability, including face biometrics and the ability to prove your identity in person made available in the second half of 2017.The partnership translates to Australia Post assisting the DTA in the development of their identity policy framework.The new smartphone based “Digital iD”solution, launched initially with selected Australia Post products, ushers in a new era of convenience, confidence and security. The community, businesses and government agencies are all moving to a 'digital by default' footing where proving who-you-are to who-needs-to-know has never been more important.Digital iD is a service designed to let you verify your information once and then easily prove who you are online and in person through the smartphone app. Removing the constant struggle to repeatedly prove your identity and having numerous passwords when accessing products and services.