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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…

 

Indian biometrics market to pass $5B by 2026 on smartphone growth and security demand

The market for biometrics in India is forecast to grow at a robust 21.38 percent CAGR to 2026 from US$1.64…

 

Indian federal and state government link biometrics and Aadhaar accounts to more services

Biometric authentication of farmers in India can help states increase transparency in produce procurement and improve the prices farmers receive…

 

Digital ID not increasing inclusivity as advertised, civil society groups argue

A variety of factors prevent the inclusivity promise of digital ID systems in Sub-Saharan Africa from being fulfilled, and governments…

 

EyeLock secures biometric access control distribution deal with IrisScanners

EyeLock has announced a new distribution agreement with physical security and biometric solutions distributor IrisScanners to bring iris recognition for…

 

India struggles with digital health ID issuance and biometric vaccine management system

The CoWIN biometric vaccination management system being used in India is glitching, raising fears that it could hamper the country’s…

 

Idemia and Next Biometrics deals to power more authentications in India

Biometric authentication solutions using fingerprint, face, and iris biometrics are set to grow in India thanks to the nation’s booming…

 

India to track vaccinations with Aadhaar biometrics

The Indian health ministry is directing states and union territories within the country to authenticate recipients of the COVID-19 vaccine…

 

Next Biometrics to deliver 23K fingerprint sensors for India’s fintech market

A non-binding Letter of Intent (LOI) has been signed by Next Biometrics and Indian POS and token hardware supplier Pagaria…

 

India says biometrics-backed CoWIN vaccine app will only track relevant vaccine data

India’s biometrics-backed coronavirus vaccine application, CoWIN (COVID Vaccine Intelligence Network), will comply with the government’s forthcoming Data Protection and Privacy…

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