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Zwipe signs up Indian partner to manufacture biometric payment cards

Zwipe is pursuing the Indian biometric payment cards market by forming a partnership with local payment card manufacturer KL Hi-Tech,…

 

India to launch face biometrics for vaccinations, digital health passes as trials and plans expand

As digital health pass plans are developed and announced around the world, India is updating its biometric identification at vaccine…

 

India plans to assign digital ID numbers to plots of land nationwide

India is expecting to ascribe digital ID numbers to all parcels of land in the country by March 2022 in…

 

GSMA recommends careful digital identity use for more effective subsidy programs

Programs where subsidies for utilities or other essentials can be delivered via a direct link to a digital identity or…

 

India’s Supreme Court demands answers on Aadhaar biometrics and canceled rations cards

India’s national biometric identity system Aadhaar has been steadily increasing links with a number of public services across India in…

 

Neurotechnology to provide biometric de-duplication software for India’s Aadhaar program

Consortium partners Neurotechnology and Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) are among three biometric solution providers whose services have been selected by…

 

Aadhaar authentication service crashes as SMS regulation wipes out OTPs

A breakdown in Aadhaar authentication through one-time passwords (OTPs) has followed the implementation of the second phase of SMS regulations…

 

Indian authorities registering biometric data of Rohingya refugees in a planned deportation move

The local administration of Jammu and Kashmir in India has been instructed to begin capturing the biometric data of Rohingya…

 

Identity India 2021

Identity India 2021 New Delhi, India October 28 – 29, 2021 The IDENTITY India conference and exhibition is an in-depth…

 

Face biometrics deployments in Indian schools scrutinized by privacy advocates

Privacy advocates have criticized the deployment of facial recognition camera systems in at least 12 Indian schools, Reuters reports. The…

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