Online authentication is one of the core functions of electronic identity. Defining technical solution and building standardized components for personal online identification will contribute to eID solutions being implemented to a greater extent by the private sector (banking, telecom etc.) which will exponentially increase usage of ID in general.
Results from an Electronic Identity project
99.8% of banking transactions in Estonia are done online with the help of Nortal. That makes Estonia #1 in the world in online banking transactions.