The baiMobile® Credentials app is a background service that provides support for a variety of smartcard readers from various reader vendors. Credentials is leveraged by those applications that embed the baiMobile® Framework for Credential Services (a set of SDK libraries). For a list of Android apps that embed the baiMobile® Framework for Credential Services, please visit our website http://baiMobile.com or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com. Credentials must be installed and running in order for such apps to access the keys and digital certificates stored on a smartcard.
Credentials currently supports the following smartcard readers:
baiMobile 3000MP Secure Bluetooth
baiMobile 301MP (30-pin)
baiMobile 301MP (Lightning)
Tactivo mini for Android
Tactivo mini for iOS
Identify Cloud 2910 R
Card support, from the baiMobile® Framework for Credential Services SDK, includes the following smartcard types:
U.S. CAC U.S. Department of Defense card
U.S. PIV U.S. Federal card
eID International standard in 20+ countries
PKCS#15 ISO standard used by various cards
SafeSign A.E.T. Europe card
CardOS ATOS Card OS (V4.x & V5.x)
The baiMobile® Framework for Credential Services SDK provides a variety of API’s to choose from to accomplish card operations (retrieve certs, sign data, decrypt data, authenticate, S/MIME, TLS, etc..).
Supported API’s include OpenSSL with an ENGINE, PKCS#11, ported PC/SC-Lite, Java PC/SC.
(1) Credentials provides screens to read out and display all available certificates from supported cards. To accomplish that, Credentials uses the baiMobile® Framework for Credential Services SDK, just as any other application might. This provides you a way to check baiMobile® Framework for Credential Services SDK for support for your card type.
(2) A free version of this app exists, baiMobile® PC/SC-Lite, which only supports the readers which baiMobile sells (3000MP Secure Bluetooth reader and 301MP USB readers).
(3) A bulk license version of this app exists, baiMobile® Credentials for Enterprise. This application, the ported PC/SC-Lite software, drivers (IFD Handlers) and other framework components are provided by Biometric Associates, LP under the brand name baiMobile®.