Indian authority enables facial recognition for welfare services and banking

Signal of change / Indian authority enables facial recognition for welfare services and banking

By Anna Warrington / 23 Jan 2018

UIDAI allows facial recognition for Aadhaar authentication

New Delhi: The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) on Monday moved to enable facial recognition as an additional means of Aadhaar authentication. It is to be used only in combination with existing options of biometric authentication such as fingerprint or iris scan. The facial recognition will be made available on registered devices from 1 July.



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