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.

 

Next Biometrics fingerprint tech selected for TROIKA’s POS terminals for Aadhaar applications

Next Biometrics‘ STQC and UIDAI-certified fingerprint sensor technology will be deployed in TROIKA Transsolutions point of sale terminals for Aadhaar…

 

Aadhaar focus of four Yoti Fellowship Programme proposals

Four of the 54 proposals shortlisted by Yoti for its Yoti Fellowship Programme are from India, and propose research on…

 

Indian Cabinet approves Aadhaar biometrics use for state benefits

State governments in India may soon be able to use Aadhaar biometric verification to target and secure the delivery of…

 

Aadhaar authentication may be required for large Indian bank transactions

India’s government is considering requiring biometric or other Aadhaar authentication methods for cash deposits and withdrawals above a certain threshold…

 

Wiseasy integrating Next Biometrics technology into POS terminals for Indian market

Beijing Wiseasy Technology will integrate Next Biometrics‘ STQC and UIDAI-certified fingerprint sensor technology into POS terminals for Aadhaar Enabled Payment…

 

Biometric health record access proposed by Indian government committee

India should digitize its healthcare system with interoperable electronic health records (EHRs) and Aadhaar-based biometric patient identification, according to a…

 

Wirecard partners with YES BANK to broaden availability of biometric financial services

Wirecard and YES BANK are partnering to extend the scope of biometric digital payments with India’s Aadhaar Enabled Payment System…

 

Aadhaar amendment for voluntary biometric verification by private sector passes lower house

India’s lower house has passed the Aadhaar and Other Laws (Amendment) Bill, 2019, sending legislation establishing new rules for private…

 

New Aadhaar legislation tabled to establish voluntary biometric verification rules

India’s government has tabled legislation in the Lok Sabha intended to set a legal foundation for the use of Aadhaar…

 

Opportunities and risks of biometrics and digital identity in focus on day 2 of ID4Africa 2019

The second day of ID4Africa 2019 featured 16 informational tracks delving into a range of issues related to this year’s…

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