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MOSIP (Modular Open-Source Identification Platform)

Website: mosip.io

MOSIP was incubated at IIIT-Bangalore as a global digital public good. The platform’s modular architecture, easy configuration, and customization abilities, enables countries the flexibility to build their foundational digital ID systems in a cost-effective manner. MOSIP was built on a strong bedrock of principles for security and privacy. The use of open standards and open-source code ensures that MOSIP is agnostic to specific applications, programming languages, and platforms, and actively works towards avoiding vendor lock-in. MOSIP is funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates’ Foundation, Tata Trust, Omidyar Networks, and NORAD.

MOSIP (Modular Open-Source Identification Platform) Biometrics News

 

Ekemp wins MOSIP compliance for new integrated biometric device

Ekemp’s new series of biometric tablets makes it one of China’s first manufacturers of integrated biometric devices to obtain compliance…

Dec 12, 2023

MOSIP hackathon offers cash prize, exposure for ID verification, WebAuthn upgrades

MOSIP, the Modular Open Source Identity Platform, is holding a virtual hackathon to develop code that can address the remaining…

Dec 11, 2023

St. Vincent and the Grenadines looks to MOSIP for national ID pilot

The southern Caribbean island nation of St. Vincent and the Grenadines is planning to pilot its national digital identity system…

Dec 4, 2023

MOSIP-based legal, digital ID enrollments hit 100M milestone

The Modular Open-Source Identity Platform (MOSIP) has achieved a new landmark in its efforts to support non-proprietary digital ID ecosystem…

Nov 21, 2023

MOSIP in final stages of biometric device certification framework development

Sanjith Sundaram, ecosystem head at the Modular Open-Source Identity Platform (MOSIP) says a lot of ground has been covered regarding…

Nov 13, 2023

11 countries pledge to establish inclusive DPI as 50-in-5 campaign launches

Eleven first-mover countries have expressed their readiness to share experiences, best practices and even resources and infrastructure with one another…

Sep 18, 2023

MOSIP spotlights biometrics trade-offs at Turing conference

The Trustworthy Digital Identity International Conference 2023, held on September 14 and 15 in Bengaluru, India, hosted discussions about the…

Aug 23, 2023

MOSIP implementation pilot with BioEnable biometrics nears successful completion

A pilot implementation of the MOSIP digital identity platform is nearing completion in Burkina Faso using biometric devices and software…

Aug 18, 2023

What is MOSIP’s role in digital public infrastructure? Gates Foundation explains

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, one of the world’s largest charitable organizations, has published a primer on MOSIP (Modular…

Aug 3, 2023

A tale of two MOSIP implementations: Philippines and Morocco

The Philippines and Morocco each decided to build identity systems on top of the Modular Open Source Identity Platform (MOSIP)…

Jul 27, 2023

MOSIP ready for next phase after building up digital ID ecosystem

The Modular Open-Source Identity Platform has made a major impact on the digital ID systems of countries in Asia and…

Jul 14, 2023

Procurement begins for Sri Lanka’s national digital ID

The procurement process for Sri Lanka’s national digital identity project has begun in partnership with the Indian government. Only Indian…

Jun 27, 2023

Integrated Biometrics scanners now compliant with MOSIP Android specs

Integrated Biometrics has completed the process to show the compliance of its mobile fingerprint biometrics scanners with MOSIP for Android….

Jun 5, 2023

GovStack spec launches. Aimed at nations short on development resources

An initiative created to help governments with few resources digitize their services, has launched its framework version 1 and is…

May 24, 2023

MOSIP adds more authentication providers to its compliance list

Two biometric authentication providers have attained compliance status with MOSIP (Modular Open Source Identity Platform), deepening the foundational ID system’s…

May 23, 2023

MOSIP building “an ecosystem” of biometrics labs, partnering with more universities

MOSIP is focusing on expanding its engagement with the biometrics ecosystem, as well as different use cases for the foundational…

Mar 24, 2023

MOSIP stakeholders convene to share open-source ID insights, plan further forums

Content supporting foundational ID system MOSIP should be translated into multiple languages, and promoted with webinars and a new web…

Mar 10, 2023

Bill Gates visits MOSIP, gets the T-shirt, discusses financial inclusion via the platform

Bill Gates has visited MOSIP (Modular Open Source Identity Platform) in its hometown Bangalore for presentations on the project’s progress…

Feb 27, 2023

Social protection lessons: Indian interoperability, opportunities for private sector

India sees an interoperable future for its economy and African countries could benefit from separating population registers and social protection…

Feb 15, 2023

MOSIP prepares to launch Inji digital wallet for all, identity verification tool

“I can design my own systems, I don’t need IIIT-Bangalore. That would be the success of this project,” says Prof…

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