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.

 

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…

 

Indian government continues to work out Aadhaar biometric and KYC rules

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) says that while Aadhaar account holders can block their biometrics, they cannot exit…

 

UIDAI tells court Aadhaar biometric matching not set up for identifying unknown people

Aadhaar fingerprint biometrics cannot be used to identify deceased individuals because the system is designed to authenticate identities on a…

 

Disastrous program to link Aadhaar with voter ID may be revived

Documents containing the Aadhaar numbers and voter identity numbers of 350 million Indian citizens have never been accounted for by…

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