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.

 

India details plans for biometric authentication with different modalities for remote voters

In an effort to improve the remote voting process and conclusively identify migrant voters, the Election Commission (EC) of India…

 

Indian government considers linking Aadhaar with voter records as biometrics use expands

India’s government has increased funding to the Unique Identity Authority of India (UIDAI) by 17 percent to 9.85 billion rupees…

 

Next Biometrics wins $750,000 order for fingerprint readers in India

Next Biometrics has received a USD $750,000 order for UIDAI and STQC certified biometric fingerprint readers for an Aadhaar-based governmental…

 

NEC seeks $1B in revenue in India by 2025 and biometrics could play a big role

A decade after Japanese IT and electronics giant NEC Corp. helped launch India’s nationwide biometric-identification program, company executives have announced…

 

RBI allows Aadhaar-based video-KYC for onboarding and to establish identity

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has approved remote video-based authentication through Aadhaar as a substitute for e-KYC practices, following…

 

Mumbai introduces biometric attendance system for HIV patients

The Mumbai District State Aids Control Society (MDACS) is using biometric fingerprint identification to register and keep track of the…

 

Indian government withdraws Aadhaar social media monitoring tender as brokerages await eKYC clarity

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has withdrawn a tender for monitoring social media chatter about Aadhaar and help…

 

UIDAI earning over $1M per month for Aadhaar biometric authentication and eKYC

Aadhaar authentication and eKYC services have generated Rs 270 million (nearly US$3.8 million) for the Unique Identification Authority of India…

 

Biometrics benefits push Aadhaar to 92 percent satisfaction rate but exclusion problems remain

Ten years after its launch, Aadhaar identification is held by 95 percent of people in India, and 92 percent of…

 

Syntizen in talks with Indian state governments to boost data privacy with Aadhaar number redaction

Hyderabad-based Syntizen is currently in talks with multiple Indian State Governments to provide its subsidy management and Aadhaar-masking technologies, The…

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