Aadhaar

Aadhaar is the 12-digit unique identification number issued by the Indian government to every individual resident of India. The Aadhaar project aims to provide a single, unique identifier which captures all the demographic and biometric details of every resident of India.

 

More orders of NEXT Biometrics fingerprint tech for Aadhaar-based applications

NEXT Biometrics announced today it has received further orders for its STQC and UIDAI certified fingerprint technology in India. The…

 

State gas company leaks millions of Aadhaar numbers in second breach

A state-owned gas company in India has exposed the personal information of an estimated 6.8 million people to Google searches,…

 

NEXT Biometrics fingerprint technology chosen for Aadhaar payment solution

NEXT Biometrics announced today that its Aadhaar-certified fingerprint sensor module has been selected for use in MobiOcean`s Aadhaar authentication and…

 

Startup Identity Devices launches Biometric Privacy Platform for Aadhaar authentication

Biometric and digital identity startup Identity Devices Sweden AB has announced the development of a new Biometric Privacy Platform for…

 

Indian government agency suggests biometric verification for blood donor screening

An Indian government agency is proposing that blood donor’s identities be biometrically verified to prevent the use of fake credentials…

 

Iris ID iCAM 7S series certified by the Bureau of Indian Standards

Iris ID announced its iCAM 7S series has been certified by the Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) under license number…

 

Legislation proposes voluntary Aadhaar biometric authentication for bank and telecom customers

India’s government has tabled legislation in the Lok Sabha expected since the Supreme Court decision to block the requirement of…

 

Indian bank regulator considers live video to authenticate customers without Aadhaar biometrics

As financial institutions navigate the fallout of the court-mandated changes to Aadhaar rules, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is…

 

Limited number of Indian citizens may have option to leave Aadhaar and delete biometrics

The Indian government is considering making Aadhaar optional for the country’s citizens, and is finalizing an amendment to Section 33(2)…

 

Indian government considering QR code-based offline Aadhaar customer verification for bank services

India’s government and reserve bank are negotiating to allow the use of the secure digitally-signed QR code introduced by the…

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