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Fingerprint Cards partners for biometric payment cards in India, 2021 results released

Fingerprint Cards collaborates with Transcorp and Mswipe to bring contactless biometric payment cards to India and published its financial results…

 

Researchers working on blockchain-based digital ID system to improve India’s financial landscape

Considered as Aadhaar 2.0 in some way, 14 Indian researchers are developing a new blockchain and machine learning-based digital ID…

 

India moves to ease biometric registration for air and cruise travel in wake of COVID-19

The Indian government will allow domestic and international travelers to self-register for flights to and from the country with face…

 

Passport demand outpacing issuance, Portugal opens biometric gates to UK travelers

As passports become increasingly sophisticated incorporating biometrics on chips with NFC, some good, old-fashioned delays are also developing in the…

 

More Indian states launch facial recognition tenders for public security camera deployments

Despite lingering concerns from rights advocates about the use of facial recognition in public places, the use of the technology…

 

Stronger security requested for Aadhaar cards; fake digital ID producer in South African court

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) may have to enhance security features on the Aadhaar card as terrorists are…

 

Panel recommends non-intrusive airport biometrics for India

Biometrics deployments in airports are continuing to expand, but so are concerns about the intrusiveness of checks on passengers. An…

 

Mantra releases new handheld biometric point-of-sale devices

Mantra Softech is debuting a series of handheld biometric point-of-sale (POS) devices for Android, according to The Times of India. The…

 

Experimental scanner collects novel palmprints and vein biometric dataset

Researchers in India have created a unique database of 8,000 hand vein and palmprint images using newly created hardware that…

 

Aadhaar user verification integrations for Indian social media, Cashfree Payments

Users of India’s Twitter-like platform Koo can now voluntarily verify themselves via their Aadhaar number and fellow Bengaluru-based firm Cashfree Payments…

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