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Maharashtra has become the India’s first state to adopt a digital fingerprint and iris scanning system – Automated Multi-modal Biometric Identification System (AMBIS) – to aid police investigations. This system will soon be replicated by other state police forces across the country. An AMBIS unit consists of a computer terminal, a camera, and iris, fingerprint, ..
Topics: Access control • AFIS • Automated fingerprint identification • Automated Fingerprint Identification System • Biometrics • Biometrics use by the South African government • Fingerprint • Iris recognition • Recognition • Security engineering • Surveillance
Axis Bank becomes India’s first bank to introduce iris authentication for Aadhaar-based transactions through micro ATMs
Axis Bank has become the India’s first bank to introduce Iris Scan Authentication feature for Aadhaar-based transactions through its micro ATM tablets. As per study conducted by the International Centre for Biometric Research (ICBR), Iris scan technology is completely contactless and provides up to 98.2% authentication success rate and offers an edge over other prevalent ..
Topics: Aadhaar • Access control • Authentication • Automated teller machine • Biometrics • Countries applying biometrics • Cryptography • Eye • Identification • Iris recognition • Security engineering • University of Cambridge Computer Laboratory
India’s Umang App has won the Best M-Government Service award in the Accessible Government category while Aadhaar won the best emerging technology award at the recently concluded 6th edition of the World Government Summit 2018 in Dubai, where India had the status of ‘Guest of Honour’ country. The summit acknowledged technology pioneers for providing global ..
Category: Summits and Conferences
Topics: Aadhaar • Access control • Biometrics • Countries applying biometrics • E-government • Government of India • Identification • Identity documents of India • India • National identification numbers • UMANG
As per the Union Cabinet, the Home Ministry and the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) will together collect biometric data of 1.2 billion Indians. What was the issue? Home Ministry and the UIDAI were debating over the issue of collection of biometric data which necessitates the right to scan people’s eyes and fingerprints. The ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2012
Category: Government Schemes Current Affairs