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Indian bank regulator considers live video to authenticate customers without Aadhaar biometrics

As financial institutions navigate the fallout of the court-mandated changes to Aadhaar rules, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is…

 

NEXT partners with LastMile Mobi to develop new biometrics-enabled products

NEXT Biometrics announced a cooperation agreement today with Digitsecure India Pvt Ltd (LastMile Mobi) that will see the two companies…

 

Limited number of Indian citizens may have option to leave Aadhaar and delete biometrics

The Indian government is considering making Aadhaar optional for the country’s citizens, and is finalizing an amendment to Section 33(2)…

 

Indian security agency to deploy facial recognition system for international flights

The Indian federal agency responsible for airport security is planning to deploy facial recognition cameras linked to law-enforcement databases at…

 

Indian government continues to work out Aadhaar biometric and KYC rules

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) says that while Aadhaar account holders can block their biometrics, they cannot exit…

 

Tender process begins for biometric boarding at four Indian airports

The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has issued the first requests for proposals (RFPs) for four airports to deploy the…

 

CCTV network with facial recognition coming to Indian rail system

Eight major companies have placed bids on a contract tendered by Indian Railways’ telecom arm RailTel to supply, install, test,…

 

Virtual ID deadline extended again as UIDAI and Indian banks work to improve authentication systems

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has begun carrying out a directive from the Supreme Court, delivered as part…

 

Delhi High Court backs OTP over biometrics for SIM registrations due to security concerns

Delhi’s High Court has backed suggestions from a pair of amicus curiae briefs that OTP authentication replace the use of…

 

NEXT Biometrics strikes deal to provide fingerprint sensors for POS devices in India

NEXT Biometrics has received an order for fingerprint sensor modules from China-based point-of-sale (POS) maker Telpo (Telepower Communication Co. Ltd.)…

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