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CCTV network with facial recognition coming to Indian rail system

Eight major companies have placed bids on a contract tendered by Indian Railways’ telecom arm RailTel to supply, install, test,…

 

Virtual ID deadline extended again as UIDAI and Indian banks work to improve authentication systems

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has begun carrying out a directive from the Supreme Court, delivered as part…

 

Delhi High Court backs OTP over biometrics for SIM registrations due to security concerns

Delhi’s High Court has backed suggestions from a pair of amicus curiae briefs that OTP authentication replace the use of…

 

NEXT Biometrics strikes deal to provide fingerprint sensors for POS devices in India

NEXT Biometrics has received an order for fingerprint sensor modules from China-based point-of-sale (POS) maker Telpo (Telepower Communication Co. Ltd.)…

 

Aadhaar biometric authentication fine for government benefits but not for identifying dead bodies

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has written to commercial banks and the Reserve Bank of India to clarify…

 

Gemalto publicly apologizes for alleging massive Aadhaar data breach in report

Gemalto has retracted the claim in its Breach Level Index (BLI) that roughly 1.2 billion Aadhaar records have been compromised…

 

Indian government plans biometric kiosk deployment for Digi Yatra travel scheme

An official with the Airports Authority of India (AAI) says that the agency is planning to deploy kiosks at city…

 

Aratek to feature FBI certified fingerprint scanners at Smart Cards Expo

Biometric technologies and eID management firm ARATEK is set to showcase its latest biometric products and solutions at the 2018…

 

Financial firms and telecoms in India wrestle with new Aadhaar authentication rules

Fintech and mutual fund companies cannot authenticate customers with their Aadhaar account, banks would like to continue doing so, and…

 

Biometric paperless flight boarding to launch in India in six months

India’s government has announced its policy for biometric processing at the country’s airports, with the “Digi Yatra” initiative expected to…

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