Aadhaar: Face Authentication Feature Is Coming

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New Delhi: The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) is planning to new features to Aadhaar Card. A project is initiated with cooperation of the National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) and Face Authentication feature is under testing to improve the functionality of Aadhaar for financial services.

NPCI is testing the Face Authentication feature in the non-financial transactions with ICICI Bank, Yes Bank, RBL Bank, and Fino Payments Bank in the first phase. The feature is an additional choice to fingerprint or iris scan authentication.

The chief product manager and biometric architect of UIDAI, Vivek Raghavan confirmed about the ongoing project during RAISE Summit 2020.

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