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.

 

Stanford prof looks to lower false rejections, increase speed of Aadhaar

Stanford University business professor Lawrence Wein has published new research outlining a system for improving accuracy in India’s Aadhaar program,…

 

IriTech gets STQC certification for iris cameras

IriTech Inc has been given STQC certification for its iris authentication devices to be used in India’s UIDAI project. Specifically, IriTech…

 

Aadhaar enrolment nears 100% in Delhi, but Supreme Court ruling a concern

Aadhaar enrolment in Delhi has nearly reached 100 percent, according to the city’s Chief Minister. Reported in the Indian Economic…

 

Aadhaar enrolment to continue, despite misleading newspaper ads

The Aadhaar enrolment cycle will continue until every Indian resident has an Aadhaar card. That’s the message from the civic…

 

Following student disruptions, Meghalaya government suspends NRP enrolment

The Meghalaya government has suspended biometric enrolment following the disruptions of National Population Register camps throughout the Northern Indian state…

 

U.S., Canada, Israel consider Aadhaar for visa applications

Three countries – the U.S., Canada and Israel – have expressed interest in using Aadhaar-based applications to simplify the visa…

 

Indian student group wants to suspend Aadhaar, NPR enrollment

A student group in Northern India has come out and asked the government to suspend biometric enrollment and to stop…

 

UIDAI expands Aadhaar to vulnerable children living in Delhi

Children living on the streets of Delhi have now fallen under the UIDAI’s purview, as the Authority looks to expand…

 

UIDAI boasts new authentication services, opens new enrolment centers

The Unique Identification Authority of India has launched three new Aadhaar services and has also announced opening of 300 additional permanent…

 

SecuGen opens operations in India

SecuGen has just announced the launch of its SecuGen India operation, to sell all of the company’s products and provide local…

Most Read This Week

Featured Company

Biometrics Research

Biometrics White Papers

Biometrics Events

Explaining Biometrics