Wednesday, 25 May 2016

Samsung Introduces Galaxy Tab Iris Equipped With Iris Recognition Technology

Samsung India has announced the launch of Galaxy Tab Iris featuring iris-recognition technology that is ready for Aadhaar authentication through an integrated and highly secure biometric device. The Galaxy Tab Iris will provide cashless and paperless services in various applications such as banking, eGovernance services such as passport, taxation, healthcare and education.


  
Galaxy Tab Iris is yet another Make for India innovation from Samsung. The Samsung Galaxy Tab Iris powered by iris technology will enable users to access services remotely by embedding Aadhaar iris-biometric authentication capabilities. This alignment will provide a more secure authentication and verification process and help the country transition away from traditional authentication processes. It is a breakthrough technology as E-KYC can be carried out in seconds whereas the traditional KYC takes up to 2 to 7 days. The Galaxy Tab Iris is UIDAI compliant. It can be used for child enrolment program where biometrics of the parent is used to authenticate children for Aadhaar enrolment.  

The Galaxy Tab Iris can be used for accessing citizen services for purposes ranging from E-PDS (Electronic Public Distribution system), MNREGA (Mahatma Gandhi National Rural employment Guarantee Act) payments, pension schemes, various subsidy programmes and entitlements distribution. Multiple citizen services such as income tax filing, passport issuance/renewal, car registration, property registration, railway/airport passenger verification can be made paperless with the use of the Adhaar based Iris technology.

The Galaxy Tab Iris is a sleek 7.0-inch display tablet, along with a 5-megapixel auto focus rear camera for clicking brighter pictures and scanning documents. It weighs 327g and is slim 9.7mm profile. USB OTG Host ensures extra attachments support while Bluetooth 4.1 low energy offers optimum connectivity. The tab surpasses the language barrier with support of 14 local languages. The device comes with an 8GB memory, up to 200GB expandable memory and a strong 3600mAh battery.

The Samsung Galaxy Tab Iris will be available at a price of INR 13,499.

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