Saturday, May 12, 2012

BioMetric: Usage in Organizations

Biometric Technology has become a safety lock to all frauds. If we talk of the organizations in developing countries such as India, China, Singapore, there has been great demand for installation of bio metric machines.

Do you know that in India, lot of organizations has implemented the bio metric technology, the details of which are mentioned hereunder:

  1. Punjab National Bank installed its first Biometric at ATM at a village in Gautam Budh Nagar, India. This has helped lot of illiterate and semi-literate people to do banking transaction any time.
  2. Union Bank of India launched Bio Metric Cards. With the help of these cards, lot of small households and traders can avail credit.
Bio Metric Technology is helping organizations not only to secure their data but also used in sophisticated IT applications. Not only in organizations but, Bio Metric technology is also being used by government to verify the authenticity of its citizens. One Such example is India.

Do you know the project named as “AADHAR” is presently in operation and using Bio Metric Technology to facilitate Unique Identification of every citizen in India and issuance of Unique Identification card. Aadhaar is a 12-digit unique number which the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) will issue for all residents in India. The number will be stored in a centralized database and linked to the basic demographics and biometric information – photograph, ten fingerprints and iris – of each individual.
More details about “AADHAR”?

How it works

The following photographs will also be of interest to all of you

Collecting Finger Prints for AADHAR 


1 comment:

  1. You might like this video of Prof Sundararajan of NYU explaining his work with AADHAR