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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.

 

India will use Aadhaar authentication, considering biometrics for vaccination management

India’s government is planning to use Aadhaar biometrics for authentication of vaccine recipients through its CoWIN (COVID Vaccine Intelligence Network)…

 

Biometric ATMs and remote payment systems expanding around the world

Biometric banking and financial services of various kinds are making headlines around the world, with legal and regulatory changes in…

 

Digital identity all-star team appointed as new Turing Institute International Advisory Board

The Alan Turing Institute is establishing an International Advisory Board for Trustworthy Digital Infrastructure for Identity Systems, and has appointed…

 

Aadhaar biometrics could support financial inclusion through fintechs

The biometric de-duplication capabilities of Aadhaar and the account aggregation capability of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) could enable…

 

Indian state brings fingerprint biometrics to doorstep for pensioners

Pensioners in Hyderabad can now submit their Aadhaar-based and biometrics-enabled digital life verification certificates from home through a doorstep service…

 

Biometric voter registration advances in Albania and Brazil, Aadhaar-based online voting coming to India

The Central Election Committee (CEC) of Albania has approved the purchase of hardware to set up a biometric voter registration…

 

Indian state urged to unlock biometrics of millions to allow Aadhaar enrollment

A coordinator with India’s National Register of Citizens (NRC) is urging the government of the state of Assam to unlock…

 

Facial recognition tested for Aadhaar authentication to financial services

Pilots of face biometrics for Aadhaar authentication to financial services are being carried out by the Unique Identification Authority of…

 

Challenging biometrics use in 4 not-at-all-easy steps

Acknowledging history is running against anyone opposing national biometric identity systems, a partisan privacy nonprofit has published a sizable guide…

 

KYC with selfie video biometrics may be coming for Indian microlenders

Selfie biometrics, in photo or video form, to meet know your customer and other regulatory requirements continue to expand in…

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