|Bestr||Audiences: Would work especially well for...||UNIQUE Learning Badges||http://backpack.openbadges.org||Makewaves||Youtopia||ForAllRubrics (includes ForAllBadges)||Badg.us *Please note that this tool is intended for vouched Mozillians & is being deprecated||iRemix||BadgeOS||Credly||OpenBadgeFactory||Achievery||BadgeForge||Badge List||BadgeKit||Badge-it Gadget Lite||Class Badges||Sash||WP Badger||Seton Hall Badge Project||ReadAbout Me||BadgeCulture||P2PU Badges||Openbadgesme|
|Audiences: Would work especially well for...||Works with Canvas LMS only||Open||Open||K-12||All audiences||K-12, Universities, Informal Learning Programs||Conferences||K12, Informal Learning Programs, Professional Learning Communities||All audiences||All audiences||Organizations such as: schools, vocational organizations, universities, companies||Competency-based schools, colleges, and innovative learning models, that are looking for a better way to recognize, verify, and connect the real skills of their students.||k-college, businesses||Corporate Training, "Open Source" Learning Groups, Decentralized Communities of Experts, Colleges & Universities, Customer Service||Larger projects that have their own public facing website||K-12||k-college, businesses, personal||Cultural Tourism||http://badges.p2pu.org|
|Company that created platform||CINECA||SIYAVULA Technology Powered Learning||European partnership||Makewaves||Youtopia||Forall Systems||Les Orchard||Digital Youth Network & Remix Learning||LearningTimes||Credly||Discendum||Achievery||Little Bird Games||Knowledgestreem||Mozilla||ClassBadges||EverFi||Compartia & Marinva||Peer 2 Peer University|
|Is awarded badge data downloadable?||yes||yes||no||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||yes||Yes||Soon||Yes, via database inspection or API||Unknown||Online learning communities, classrooms, maker events and meetups|
|Is platform open source?||No||Yes||No||No||No||No||Yes||No||Yes (AGPLv3/Affero)||Open API||No / Open API||No/ Open API||No||No||Open source roll-your-own||Yes||Yes||Unknown||https://github.com/p2pu/badges|
|Display Issued Badges Catalog||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||x||X||Yes||Yes||yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Not yet||x||Yes||Yes|
|Integration w Social Media||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||X||Yes||Yes||yes||Yes||Yes||No||Yes||Yes|
|Digitally Signing Badges||No||No||No||No||No||No||X||Yes||Yes||yes||No||Yes||Yes|
|Earner Generated Badges||No||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||No||Unknown||Yes|
|Huawei Y-511U30||No||yes||No||not yet||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||yes||Yes||Yes||Yes|
|Issue Badges by completing Rubric||yes||No||yes||Yes||Yes||X||Yes||Yes||yes||Yes||Soon||Soon||Yes|
|Import Open Badges earned elsewhere (acts like a backpack)||Yes||No||No||yes||-||Yes||Open Badge Native||No||no|
|Comments||includes connection to learning resources for given badges and endorsement by employers for badges. Free for learners, a service is offered to employers and training providers to design and issue open badges. It's the italian contact point for open badges.||Availiable in several languages and has integrated translation tools. Free.||Availiable in several languages and has integrated translation tools.||Free for schools and education programmes - teachers can create own badges, stealth badges and badges from 3rd party projects available to earn too. Badges can be issued to under 13s as digital badges and converted to open badges later. integrated student eportfolio and teacher moderation tools. Charged for pro package to have private badge library, channels and more space.||Freemium and Premium offerings for any size class, school, non-profit, or after school program. Other services offered by Youtopia include: Badge System Design consulting, Professional development, LMS/SIS integration and live support||The Badging and Rubric Platform for Teaching and Learning. Supports typical class structure for schools and informal learning programs. including secure FERPA compliant storage of student data. Supports standards-aligned badges. Includes progress and standards reports. Support learner, teacher and organizational logins. Includes iOS and Android apps for issuing badges offline. Free for teachers. and lots more...||Free. Basic and easy tool for the quick creation of a badge. Lots of junk badges.||Platform to create custom challenge based social learning networks. Turnkey solution with no technical expertise necessary. Provides social learning network with a robust badging engine and challenge framework at its core. Learners develop a portfolio, earn badges, support peers and gain guidance from mentors in their areas of interest.||Free for everyone. Support services available. Available as free plugin to WordPress. Plugin on WordPress.org and code on GitHub.||Built on the free "Open Credit" API, Credly.com allows anyone to issue, accept and share badges representing their achievements. Recipients can manage their badges, share them to social networks and Mozilla, or add them to their website. Free for everyone. Also supports import of Open Badges. (Premium service available for things like: identity verification, assertion white labeling, massive bulk badge issuing, and user support).||Open Badge management platform as a cloud service. |
Strong tools for badge management
Open API makes it possible for anyone to create plugins.
Moodle and Mahara issuer plugin provided by OBF developers.
Free level (full badge creator and issuer features) and premium and professional levels with extended report features.
All features currently available in free beta to end of 2014. Page does not load in Safari but does work with Firefox browser
|Achievery provides a customizable and secure digital credential and badge platform, compatible with the Open Standards, and easily integrated with your existing learning platform and curricula. Achievery supports the development of systems exclusively for competency-based schools, colleges, and innovative learning models, that are looking for a better way to recognize, verify, and connect the real skills of their students.||Free. The focus of Badge Forge is earner generated badges and data collection. 4 tiered validation system in the works with administrator tool. Customized versions can be created for locations.||Designed to enable social learning.|
Each badge has a built-in knowledge base, a threaded discussion forum and learner blogs that help track progress.
Free for public learning groups, private learning groups start at $10 per month.
|Simple platform based on WordPress that focuses strictly on issuing badges. It does not do any of the MOOC type things other platforms do. Also, WP Multisite/Networks allow you to administer several badge issuing units separately.||In early stages of development. Specially suited for museum visitors, from kids to adults, school groups, etc. with the objective of tracing and certifying every learning activity related to education & culture & tourism.||P2PU's badges are great for learning communities on the web. The learners determine which skills are important, and peers evaluate each others' projects. OBI compliant since March 2013, Badges are embeddable elsewhere as an iframe.|
|Contact Infoemail@example.comfirstname.lastname@example.orgemail@example.com||Not firstname.lastname@example.orgemail@example.com||Email: firstname.lastname@example.org|
Twitter: @hankish or @badgelist
|Vanessa Gennarelli, email@example.com|