Samsung launches another Galaxy Tab with some amazing added feature with name Galaxy Tab Iris, the device is featuring iris-recognition technology that is being ready for Aadhaar authentication through an integrated and highly secure bio-metric device inside it. The Galaxy Tab Iris will be providing cashless and paperless services in various applications such as banking, e-Governance services such as passport, taxation, healthcare and education.
The Device is mainly made for the use of government and enterprises in India
The biometric technology, is currently being incorporated in the Galaxy Tab Iris will help India in Digital India vision. This technology will support government by enabling banks and financial institutions in streamlining the process of an individual’s authentication, by removing the barriers of language and literacy.
The Galaxy Tab is Aadhaar-compliant and STQC-certified & is another Make for India innovation from Samsung.
Iris Solution for Advanced Data Security (Explained)
The Galaxy Tab iris is being embedded with iris technology, Samsung has initiated the use of contactless technology that provides unmatched security for authentication. Aadhaar serves as an important database for majority of government projects such as Pradhan Mantri Jan-Dhan Yojana (PMJDY), National Health Mission (NHM), eHospital program, DigiLocker and more under the Digital India initiative to provide welfare services to citizens. Further, enterprises, banks, education and financial institutions are aggressively adopting Aadhaar authentication in accessing citizen-based services
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.
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Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI)
The Samsung Galaxy Tab Iris is UIDAI compliant. It can be used for child enrolment program where bio-metrics of the parent is used to authenticate children for Aadhaar enrolment.
Now a days bio-metrics is playing a major role in the banking sector to improve speed and security. The functionality of the Galaxy Tab Iris is to function as an authentication device enabling banks and financial institutions to easily authenticate an individual’s data for account integration with their Aadhaar numbers as well as provide an additional layer of security for banking services such as locker access, fixed deposits, where authentication is required. The iris-recognition technology will also further reduce the need for paperwork, allowing people to enroll for banking and financial services in a more efficient paperless manner. With the majority of these processes being digitized with the use of the Galaxy Tab Iris, language and literacy barriers will no longer be an issue, allowing a larger section of the society to available services, promoting inclusion and financial security.
Accessing Citizen Services
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. The dual-eye scanner provides for a contactless scan and greater security. The tablet also sports a 7.0-inch display, along with a 5-megapixel auto focus rear camera. It come with 327 grams of weight and 9.7mm Slim. It supports USB OTG Host which ensures the extra attachments support while Bluetooth 4.1 low energy offers optimum connectivity. The tab surpasses the language barrier with support of 14 local languages and a host of other useful features. The device comes with an 8GB memory, which is expandable upto 200GB and has the Power of 3600mAh battery.
|Galaxy Tab Iris
|1.2 Ghz Quad Core
|2G : GSM900, DCS1800
3G : B1(2100), B8(900)
|5MP AF (Rear)
|Iris Camera & Subsystem
|8GB (up to 200 GB microSD)
|193.4 x 116.4 x 9.7mm
|802.11 b/g/n 2.4GHz, BT4.1, USB2.0 with Host
Price & Availability
The Samsung Galaxy Tab Iris will be available at a price of Rs. 13,499 & will be available with both online and offline medium.