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What are UIDAI and Aadhaar?

From the Aadhaar Registered Device Specification: “The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) has been created, with the mandate of providing a Unique Identity (Aadhaar) to all Indian residents. The UIDAI provides online authentication using demographic and biometric data.”

What is a Registered Device?

Registered Devices ensure that captured biometrics are authentic and fresh (live captures, not stored). Registered devices have unique identifiers, so that each capture can be traced back to a device. Captured biometrics are signed and encrypted.

What are Level-0 and Level-1 Registered Devices?

Level-0 Registered Devices may make use of the host operating system for feature extraction, signing, and encrypting the biometrics. On Level-1 Registered devices all sensitive operations (capture, feature extraction, signing and encrypting the biometric trait) are performed within a trusted execution environment.

What is NEXT Biometrics Registered Device Service?

NEXT Biometrics Registered Device (RD) service is a host operating system service. It serves as an interface between NEXT Biometrics Level-0 Registered Device fingerprint readers and modules and customer applications.

What modalities are supported?

Fingerprint.

Which devices are certified?

NEXT Biometrics NB-3023-U-UID USB fingerprint reader and NB-2023-U-UID USB fingerprint module are certified as Registered Devices.

Which specifications does NEXT RD Service comply with?

NEXT RD service complies with the requirements per UIDAI Registered Device Technical Specification, Version 2.0 (Revision 1) and Aadhaar Authentication API Specification – Version 2.0 (Revision 1) for Level-0 Registered Devices.

Which platforms are supported?

  • Windows 7, 8, 8.1, 10 (32 or 64 bit)
  • Android from version 5.0 or higher
  • USB 2.0 or higher.

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