Daon, originally founded in Ireland and now based in
Virginia, has been in the business of biometric identity assurance supporting travel
and other industries for more than 20 years.
Last year in response to the COVID-19 crisis, the company was
one of the first to jump into the creation of digital health passports, with
the launch of its Verifly product.
Verifly is now one of several digital health passport
solutions that enables real-time verification of COVID-related credentials such
as health questionnaires and lab results. Verifly is being trialed by several companies
including American Airlines, British Airways, Denver International Airport and
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But in order for travel resume effectively and efficiently
around the globe, Daon and other providers know there needs to be collaboration
among all stakeholders. We spoke to Daon’s vice president for EMEA and APAC,
Clive Bourke, during last month’s PhocusWire Pulse: Safer & Seamless event
about this challenge and his company’s work as part of the Good Health Pass
Bourke also shares what the company is learning from the
initial uses of Verifly, what parts of the travel experience are causing
frustration for travelers and how a comprehensive product can solve some of
these issues. He also shares his take on the topics of standards and interoperability,
privacy and inclusivity.
Watch the full interview below.
PhocusWire Pulse: Safer & Seamless - Clive Bourke
replays from the event are here.