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.

 

Second phase of biometric collection in Uttar Pradesh takes form

Biometric data collection for Aadhaar UID numbers and the National Population Register has begun after a gap of nearly one…

 

Government of India eyes Aadhaar-based scholarship payments

The Department of Social Welfare is planning to launch a scholarship payment program using state-issued Aadhaar numbers in India, The…

 

UIDAI discovers 384,000 false Aadhaar numbers

The Unique Identity Authority of India (UIDAI) has cancelled 384,000 Aadhaar numbers of the total 410,000 Aadhaar numbers issued under…

 

Aadhaar gives access to pre-paid Visa accounts in India

On Wednesday, the Indian government announced the launch of Saral Money, a unique financial services and electronic payments program, using…

 

Public interest litigation in India challenges the legal basis of Unique Identity Authority

On November 30 the Supreme Court of India issued a notice to the government, challenging the legal basis for the…

 

Suprema fingerprint live scanner receives final SQTC certification for UID project

Suprema Inc.’s RealScan-G1 fingerprint live scanner tested in full compliance and received final certification from the Government of India’s Standardisation…

 

Aadhaar number holders can now update demographics online, but NPR-Aadhaar duplication remains an issue

The Unique Identificaiton Authority of India has launched a new web portal allowing Aadhaar number holders to correct or update…

 

Interview: John Hinmon, SVP Marketing, Cross Match Technologies

John Hinmon is a man that takes great pride in his work. A self-proclaimed “steward,” “protector” and “promoter” of the…

 

BioEnable Technologies gets STQC certification for single-finger scanner, to be used in UIDAI Aadhaar project

The eNBioScan-C1, the FBI-certified single-finger scanner from BioEnable Technologies, was recently awarded Standardization Testing and Quality Certification (STQC) certification for…

 

BBC World News Horizons explores how biometrics are being used to protect identities and improve security

The Eighteenth episode of the BBC Horizons series is headed to India to take a look at how the Unique…

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