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.

 

Next Biometrics receives fingerprint sensor order for financial inclusion project

Next Biometrics has received an initial purchase order of biometric fingerprint sensors for use in POS devices in India, which will…

 

Rollout of biometrics-backed health passes for travel recovery continues

Biometric systems for managing COVID-19 immunity and vaccination status are being launched and trialed around the world, and common through-lines…

 

India to launch face biometrics for vaccinations, digital health passes as trials and plans expand

As digital health pass plans are developed and announced around the world, India is updating its biometric identification at vaccine…

 

India plans to assign digital ID numbers to plots of land nationwide

India is expecting to ascribe digital ID numbers to all parcels of land in the country by March 2022 in…

 

India’s Supreme Court demands answers on Aadhaar biometrics and canceled rations cards

India’s national biometric identity system Aadhaar has been steadily increasing links with a number of public services across India in…

 

Neurotechnology to provide biometric de-duplication software for India’s Aadhaar program

Consortium partners Neurotechnology and Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) are among three biometric solution providers whose services have been selected by…

 

NEC revealed as biometrics provider for US base amid public relations moves, award

NEC and its national subsidiaries have been busy, with a biometrics deployment, marketing campaigns in the U.S. and India, an…

 

Aadhaar authentication service crashes as SMS regulation wipes out OTPs

A breakdown in Aadhaar authentication through one-time passwords (OTPs) has followed the implementation of the second phase of SMS regulations…

 

Indian federal and state government link biometrics and Aadhaar accounts to more services

Biometric authentication of farmers in India can help states increase transparency in produce procurement and improve the prices farmers receive…

 

India to track vaccinations with Aadhaar biometrics

The Indian health ministry is directing states and union territories within the country to authenticate recipients of the COVID-19 vaccine…

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