Maharashtra becomes India’s first state to adopt a digital fingerprint and iris scanning system
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 ..
Tags: Access control • AFIS • Automated fingerprint identification • Automated Fingerprint Identification System • Biometrics
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 ..
Tags: Aadhaar • Access control • Authentication • Automated teller machine • Biometrics
Umang App wins best Best M-Govt Service Award at 2018 World Government Summit 2018
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 ..
Tags: Aadhaar • Access control • Biometrics • Countries applying biometrics • E-government
Home Ministry to assist UIDAI in bio-metric data-collection
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 ..
Tags: Aadhaar • Access control • Biometrics • Countries applying biometrics • Government of India
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2012
Category: Government Schemes Current Affairs