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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.

 

IriTech and IBCT partner with two more companies on biometric data hubs

IriTech and its partner, the South Korean Institute of Blockchain Technology (IBCT), are teaming with ID vendor Integra Micro Systems…

 

India to attempt to deduplicate electoral roll via ‘voluntary’ Aadhaar-voter ID link

A campaign to encourage all voters in India to link their voter ID to their Aadhaar accounts, aimed at aiding…

 

Aadhaar still blocking school attendance, expected block for pregnancy welfare

Despite Aadhaar, India’s national digital identity scheme, not being a requirement to attend school, many children are being denied access…

 

Corruption, costs and cut-offs: the human impact of Aadhaar implementation issues

A series of reports list the ongoing issues surrounding India’s national digital identity project, Aadhaar. Its integration with government welfare…

 

UIDAI launches program to identify, block vulnerabilities in Aadhaar biometric database

A bug bounty program whose objective is to enhance security around the Central Identities Data Repository (CIDR) – the database…

 

Selfie biometric authentication apps rolled out by India, New Zealand governments

It is now possible for Aadhaar digital ID account holders to verify their identity using their phone when accessing some…

 

UIDAI CEO lauds successes of Aadhaar biometric ID at India Digital Week 2022

India has seen some of its major innovation-first projects driven largely by the Aadhaar biometric ID system, the new foundational…

 

Mantra’s dual iris biometric scanner certified for use with India’s Aadhaar

Mantra Softech announced its iris scanner MATISX has received the Standardization Testing and Quality Certification (STQC) from the Indian government….

 

Gang spoofing fingerprint biometrics busted by India’s Cyberabad police

Seven persons suspected of cloning fingerprints to defraud poor farmers of money from their bank accounts through the Aadhaar Enabled…

 

India adding newborns and recently deceased to Aadhaar digital ID registry

India will soon cover people from birth to death with its biometric national registry Aadhaar, according to The Economic Times,…

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