Mantra Softech has announced its compliance with IIIT-B’s Modular Open Source Identity Platform (MOSIP) through a partner program. The collaboration aims to aid the government and private organizations develop a versatile foundational ID system. MOSIP is an open source platform for identity issuance and verification being adopted by multiple countries. The initiative is funded by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, NORAD, Omidyar networks and the Ratan Tata Trust.
Mantra Softech offers a stack of ingeniously engineered products, including software and hardware. The MOSIP compliance has been achieved for biometric sensors of Mantra Softech such as MORPHS, MATIS X, and MFS500 LX. These devices are claimed to be ideal for National Foundational Identity use cases. Furthermore, MOSIP’s SBI 1.0 and SBI 2.0 specifications for registration and authentication aims to address issues related to biometric acquisition. Compliance of Mantra devices with MOSIP specifications is said to enhance the user’s confidence in Mantra’s MOSIP compliant biometric solutions.
Sanjith Sundaram, head – Biometric Ecosystem at MOSIP, said, “Our aim, through this partner program, is to facilitate high quality plug and play technology solutions for our adopters to choose from. We welcome Mantra’s active participation in the biometric ecosystem and the compliance programs.”