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IOTA Identity

IOTA Identity provides a digital identity anchored on the Tangle and verifiable credentials (VC) that are attachable to said identity. For example, a university student could use this to validate his degree, or it could be applied in combination with IOTA Streams to validate a patient's prescriptions and medical data as illustrated bellow.

[Validate patient data

The concepts of decentralized identities will not be explained in depth in this wiki. You can find more information on IOTA Identity in the following resources:


  1. Decentralized Identifier
  2. Verifiable Credentials
  3. DID Communication


  1. Explaining the IOTA Identity Actor
  2. Releasing IOTA Identity Alpha: A Standard Framework for Digital Identity
  3. IOTA Identity: Beta Release