Iowa Has the One Thing Your Digital Wallet is Missing: ID

This summer it will become the first state to test a driver’s license app developed with MorphoTrust USA.

Customers compare an Apple Inc. iPhone 6, left, and iPhone 6 plus during the sales launch at an Apple store in Palo Alto, California, U.S., on Friday, Sept. 19, 2014.

Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg

Smartphone-based payment systems promise to let shoppers eliminate the hassle of carrying cash and credit cards around. But even as mobile payments spread, there’s one piece of plastic people still can’t leave home without: their driver’s licenses. (Sorry, American Express.)

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