Pushing Aadhaar usage: UIDAI launches three new authentication services

Developing on its vision of “Empowering residents of India with a unique identity and a digital platform to authenticate anytime, anywhere”, the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) unveiled three new Aadhaar-enabled services and announced the establishment of first set of permanent enrolment centres (Aadhaar Kendras). The services that were launched are: Authentication services using Iris,…

UIDAI’s biometric technology ready to achieve scale and high accuracy for country’s 1.2 billion populations

The UIDAI released a report titled “The Role of Biometric technology in Aadhaar Enrollment” which confirms the high degree of accuracy of biometrics used in the UID project in the context of large scale enrolments across India. This dispels the fear that the use of biometric technology in the Indian context would be unreliable and…

India issues 100 millionth UIDAI number and reaches important milestone

Morpho  announced that its technology played a support role in enabling the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) to close 2011 with an important milestone of issuing its 100 millionth unique identification or Aadhaar number. The issuing of numbers continues to proceed at a good pace with one million being enrolled per day, a significant…