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.

 

eVoting app certified for Aadhaar-based biometric votes in future elections by Indian government

India’s government has certified online voting startup Right2Vote for use in future elections by Indian citizens abroad or residing in…

 

Indian banks prepare to launch voluntary biometric Aadhaar authentication

Some banks in India are planning to relaunch Aadhaar-based biometric authentication and KYC processes for opening new accounts in the…

 

NEXT Biometrics Aadhaar-certified fingerprint tech integrated in Basewin POS terminals

NEXT Biometrics announced today that Shanghai Basewin Technology Co. has started to integrate its Aadhaar-certified fingerprint sensor modules into point-of-sale…

 

Critics fear consumers will pay new government fees for Aadhaar authentication

India’s government will charge banks and other private companies up to Rs 20 (US$0.29) for each eKYC authentication using Aadhaar,…

 

Aadhaar biometrics approved for voluntary use by banks and telecoms

Aadhaar has been approved for use by financial institutions and telecoms to verify customer identity for KYC checks, after an…

 

More orders of NEXT Biometrics fingerprint tech for Aadhaar-based applications

NEXT Biometrics announced today it has received further orders for its STQC and UIDAI certified fingerprint technology in India. The…

 

State gas company leaks millions of Aadhaar numbers in second breach

A state-owned gas company in India has exposed the personal information of an estimated 6.8 million people to Google searches,…

 

NEXT Biometrics fingerprint technology chosen for Aadhaar payment solution

NEXT Biometrics announced today that its Aadhaar-certified fingerprint sensor module has been selected for use in MobiOcean`s Aadhaar authentication and…

 

Startup Identity Devices launches Biometric Privacy Platform for Aadhaar authentication

Biometric and digital identity startup Identity Devices Sweden AB has announced the development of a new Biometric Privacy Platform for…

 

Indian government agency suggests biometric verification for blood donor screening

An Indian government agency is proposing that blood donor’s identities be biometrically verified to prevent the use of fake credentials…

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