Aadhar to get Iris authentication
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Unless you’ve been living under a rock, you would know that the Government has mandated the use of Biometric identification when verifying your Aadhar credentials but not a company name Delta ID Inc. is offering an alternative cost-effective way of reducing the failure rates in Aadhar authentication.

"We believe iris integrated smartphones and tablets will address the issues reported with Aadhaar biometric authentication. The UIDAI and the worldwide biometric community have tested and found iris to have better reliability. We are confident the failure rates will be drastically lower once the cheaper iris integrated mobile devices are adopted in the market," says Dr Salil Prabhakar, President and CEO, Delta ID Inc.
That’s right! The alternative involves selling iris scan integrates mobile phones at an affordable price to drive mass market adoption. Delta ID is a provider of Iris scanning solutions for smartphones and tablets, recently, they tied up with Samsung to launch an iris scan enabled tablet in May 2016 and the upcoming Galaxy S8 will also feature this technology.

Delta ID's ActiveIRIS technology passed the Standardisation Testing and Quality Certification's (STQC) FRR test with better than 99 percent accuracy and has been certified by the STQC. ActiveIRIS and a combination of STQC-certified hardware components can be integrated into any mobile device to expeditiously introduce iris integrated mobile devices in the market.

While all of this sounds cool, it’s essentially a better mouse trap designed to lure even more people toward the Aadhar identification system. There are already people who think India might turn into an Orwellian state, even our own Supreme Court has passed decisions stating the use of Aadhar to be voluntarily not compulsory. Yet, there is no denying that the Government has made the system mandatory by denying citizens certain services if not signed up for Aadhar.