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.

 

Challenging biometrics use in 4 not-at-all-easy steps

Acknowledging history is running against anyone opposing national biometric identity systems, a partisan privacy nonprofit has published a sizable guide…

 

KYC with selfie video biometrics may be coming for Indian microlenders

Selfie biometrics, in photo or video form, to meet know your customer and other regulatory requirements continue to expand in…

 

Aadhaar biometric authentication expands to good governance measures as state plans welfare fraud crackdown

India’s government continues to expand the role of biometric authentication through the Aadhaar system, issuing rules in the lower chamber…

 

Aadhaar biometrics extend to drivers’ processes, expansion of police biometric data collection proposed

Drivers in India can now use biometrics to perform Aadhaar authentication for drivers’ license renewal and vehicle registration processes, the…

 

India approves biometric selfie videos for stock trading KYC

Another set of financial services in India can now be accessed through selfie video biometrics, while Onfido, Mitek, TruNarrative, ubble,…

 

Former UIDAI head urges Aadhaar biometrics use and registration model for rapid COVID-19 vaccine distribution

The use of biometrics in the Aadhaar program may help India vaccinate its 1.3 billion people against COVID-19 quickly, and…

 

Next Biometrics fingerprint tech deployed in mobile printer for financial inclusion in India

Next Biometrics announced a new integration of its biometric fingerprint technology in a mobile printer that supports social and financial…

 

Face and iris biometrics considered to replace fingerprints for Aadhaar authentication of government beneficiaries

Fingerprint scans for Aadhaar authentication to access Indian government benefits could soon be replaced by facial recognition and iris biometrics,…

 

Two dozen new Indian insurers approved for eKYC checks with Aadhaar biometrics

India’s federal government has approved the use of the Aadhaar national biometric system by 24 more insurers to authenticate the…

 

Voluntary Aadhaar biometrics use expanded to more government services, but advocates worry about exclusion

The use of Aadhaar biometrics is expanding to prevent social welfare fraud, enable innovation and pass on knowledge, and for…

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