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Biometric Update regularly authors articles about India. The following set of links is available to help you find biometrics news about India. Additional tags may be perused by reviewing our entire Biometrics Topics list.

 

3-year prison term for providing false biometrics under new Aadhaar penalties

The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has increased the penalties for hacking, sharing, or using Aadhaar data without authorization,…

 

India to sign MoU to bring Sri Lanka its own digital identity system

Sri Lanka and India are to sign a memorandum of understanding where India will provide a grant to fund the…

 

India allays privacy fears as bill to link Aadhaar with voter IDs passed by parliament

There will be no interference with or access to citizens’ data either by government authorities or any third parties when…

 

Conversational AI and voice biometric firm Gnani.ai seeks $100M in fundraising

Gnani.ai, a conversational AI and voice biometrics provider supported by Samsung Ventures, is looking to secure $100 million in in…

 

Linking biometric databases is good, say India officials. Skeptics abound

Trust in biometrics systems used by the government is in short supply in some parts of India. The Indian state…

 

Next Biometrics books $2.2M fingerprint sensor order from new Indian partner

Next Biometrics has received a purchase order conditionally worth $2.2 million from an unidentified Indian partner for FAP20 fingerprint sensors. The…

 

India consults stakeholders on federated digital identity project

A plan has been proposed by India’s government to introduce a new digital ID overarching citizens’ different existing digital IDs…

 

Facial recognition deployed in Delhi to foil terror threats ahead of Republic Day

Police in India’s capital New Delhi say they have deployed a multi-layer security system including more than 300 facial recognition…

 

UIDAI looks at selective disclosure, Aadhaar biometrics authenticate 50M transactions a day

The Aadhaar-issuing body Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), is currently considering ‘partial authentication’ with the biometric system, The Times…

 

India’s new biometric passport now ready for rollout, $1B service deal concluded

The new generation of biometric passports originally slated to launch broadly in 2021 is now set for rollout in India,…

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