Top 3 Biometric Lessons from Indian National ID Program

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In spite of facing many issues while implementing its ambitious biometric national ID program, India has managed to enroll over 1.18 billion people and deployed a numerous of public and private applications which brought equality to unprivileged residents and helped Indian government save $9 billion so far (Nov 2017), says Nandan Nilekani, former UIDAI Chairman….

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Biometric Revolution in Retail Business

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Online shopping has given opportunities for retailers to identify, understand and engage customers as they go through the process of product purchasing. The analytics can provide not only customers’ personal information but also insights what they’ve browsed for, how long they’ve spent clicking around, and which items they’ve put into their basket. However, for in-store…

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Iris Recognition in Asia: Banking Is the Next Big Thing

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Iris recognition is known for its highly secure and accurate biometric modality and has been deployed in national ID and law enforcement projects for a long time. For instance, the UIDAI or Aadhaar program has utilized the use of fingerprint and iris to register India’s 1.3 billion people since 2009 and has saved 9$ billion…

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How Biometrics And Cryptography Are Securing Our Financial World?

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With an increasing of data theft, computer hacking and other forms of cybercrime, cryptographic techniques are widely used in many sectors of our lives in order to secure information during its storage and transmission. The most common digital keys on the internet are in Asymmetrical Public Key Encryption. This involves the use of two randomly…

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Biometrics on Smartphones to Change Our Life for the Better

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To date, the world is more connected than ever before. According to a report in Biometricupdate, the number of total smartphones users worldwide will surpass 2.5 billion in 2016, which is equivalent to 33.8 percent of the world population. In other words, the rapid growth in the availability and incorporation of mobile phones in almost…

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Widespread Use of Biometrics In Consumer Electronics Projected

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While the adoption of biometric has been focused on the government sector, market dynamics are shifting, as these technologies find increasing use in consumer electronic (CE) products. In other words, with the rising number of CE products featuring biometric sensors, it becomes as a huge opportunity. According to an article in Grand View Research, the…

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Digital Identification Market Grows Significantly in Africa

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There is a growing recognition of the importance of identification for sustainable development. Due to a number of powerful factors related to security, development and new technology, many countries in Africa have been introducing new ID programs or upgrading existing ones to increase their capabilities. Conventional ID systems are rapidly giving way to digital ID…

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Iris Smartphone to Help Build a Digital India

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As India is going to finish its 1.2 billion people biometric enrollment, Indian Government is paying more attention into the authentication market where myriad of applications to be deployed such as: time attendance, benefits distribution, SIM issuance, mobile payment, healthcare, etc. At the same time, mobile penetration in India currently is estimated to cover around…

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