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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 the country. An AMBIS unit consists of a computer terminal, a camera, and iris, fingerprint, ..

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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 ..

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Conflict b/w UIDAI and NPR resolved

To end the conflict b/w the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) and National Population Register, a Cabinet Committee has worked out a halfway house which will lead in the Biometric Data of all residents of India being captured by June 2013. Permission and additional finances of 5,791 crore have been granted to UIDAI to ..

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