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.

 

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The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has withdrawn a tender for monitoring social media chatter about Aadhaar and help…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

 

TigerIT and Renesas develop biometric privacy solution for Aadhaar

Bangladesh-based IT company TigerIT and Renesas Semiconductors have developed a solution consisting of both hardware and software it says can…

 

Video KYC stalled in India as regulators fail to release guidelines

FinTech startups in India have finalized video-KYC (know your customer) solutions for customer identity verification to prevent money laundering, financing…

 

Aadhaar biometric services expand to ‘mobile ATMs’ as credentials could be unified

The digital census being undertaken for India’s National Population Registry (NPR), which link residents biometric and biographic details, could potentially…

 

Syntizen gets backing from Mastercard and ACPL for Aadhaar-based digital ID product

Digital identity provider Syntizen Technologies has received pre-Series A funding from Mastercard and ACPL to strengthen its Aadhaar-based product offering…

 

Gates Foundation identifies biometrics as one pillar of tech “trinity” for digital inclusion

Biometric identification is one-third of a trinity of technologies that can enable more efficient and equitable resource distribution in developing…

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