IriTech powers iris-enabled micro-ATM in India
22 August 2016 09:30 GMT

US-based company IriTech has revealed that its IriShield MK 2120U product has been selected for use in an Indian mobile ATM project.

IriTech said its IriShield MK 2120U, an ultra-compact, auto capture iris scanner, was chosen in this project due to its accuracy and flexibility - the IriTech scanner can easily connect to a Leopard handheld micro ATMs through USB port.

The iris scanner is part of a micro ATM project that would use iris and fingerprint recognition. The project is hoped to boost financial inclusion as many more citizens who live in remote rural areas, or who find it hard to travel, can make secure transactions.

Developed by Evolute Company, the handheld devices with biometric verification can deliver all the services expected from a traditional ATM, said IriTech in a statement.

For enrolment, a customer’s iris will be captured by IriTech camera for identity authentication, before transactions like withdrawals or deposits.

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