How to Create Connections in Trinsic Studio

In self-sovereign identity (SSI), the securest way to share, issue, and verify credentials between two parties is to create a ‘connection‘ between them. When you create a connection, you create a secure, peer-to-peer communication channel between you and the other party. Through that communication channel, you can exchange credentials and messages to another party without […]

How to Issue Credentials in Trinsic Studio

Trinsic Studio is the best and simplest tool for verifiable credential exchange. Through the Studio, developers can seamlessly manage their self-sovereign identity (SSI) integrations, all in one easy-to-use web application. Designed for simplicity and usability, Trinsic Studio has all the tools you need to build an SSI solution.   In this how-to post, we will […]

Trinsic Basics: What Are SSI Standards?

Standards are an important part of the Trinsic platform. Our vision is that people everywhere will have a digital identity that’s as legitimate as their real-world identity. In the real world, standards are an important part of identity. Why do you think that driver’s licenses from different states contain the same information? Or transcripts from […]

Webinar Recap: Making Money with SSI

Self-sovereign identity (SSI) promises to deliver innovation and value in every industry for a variety of use cases. It’s already picking up steam in financial services, healthcare, and government sectors around the world. But in order to get widespread adoption, sustainable business cases need to be developed—not just use cases. In our recent expert-panel webinar, […]

Trinsic Basics: The Three Models of Digital Identity

Digital identity has advanced over time, most recently culminating in self-sovereign identity (SSI). In this Trinsic Basics post, we are going to briefly cover the different models of digital identity and how SSI is the next step in the digital identity evolution. The content in this post is inspired by a blog post written by […]

Combining Verifiable Credentials and Smart Contracts for COVID-19 Data Management

Over the past few months, a number of apps have been developed that use verifiable credentials to streamline the transfer of data in the COVID-19 testing process. However, Bart Cant, Founder and Managing Partner of Rethink Ledgers, decided to use a unique approach in developing his prototype app. Not only did he use verifiable credentials […]

Trinsic Basics: What Are Decentralized Identifiers (DIDs)?

“Identifiers” are how you are identified as a unique person and recognized as that same unique person over time. With other people, your primary identifier is your face. With organizations, it might be a student ID, social security number, or driver’s license number. Online, it might be a username, phone number, or email address. Using […]

Simplifying SSI-Based Solutions to Focus on Adoption

When the outbreak of COVID-19 started, Michael Corning, the Cryptocosm Architect at Secours.io, wanted to build a self-sovereign identity (SSI) based app that would help reopen his local economy in Sisters, Oregon without reopening the pandemic. As we all know, how easy it is to adopt a new technology or software plays a key role […]

Trinsic Basics: What Are SSI Digital Wallets?

The easiest way to explain self-sovereign identity (SSI) is to pull out an item that people carry on a daily basis—a wallet.¹ It’s strange to use a leather pouch to explain such a complex, nascent technology as SSI, but it works! And it works because most of the magic of SSI happens within and between […]

Empowering Doctors with Self-Sovereign Identity

We’re continuing our COVID-19 blog series interviews with Leah Houston, MD. Leah is an emergency doctor that has practiced medicine across the United States for nearly 10 years. She is currently working on an identity project around physician and later patient identities using self-sovereign identity (SSI). We asked Leah to share her thoughts on how […]