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AngelPrime & HackerEarth declare Aadhaar hackathon’s winners

VC fund AngelPrime has declared the winners of its online Aadhaar hackathon which was held on June 6 and 7. AngelPrime said that Aadhaar APIs like biometric, eKYC, demographic, OTP and OTP eKYC authentications were exposed to developers along with the provision of USB based biometric sensors and their Windows and Android SDKs from Morpho. Khosla Labs also opened up the APIs of its Aadhaar Bridge product, which could be used to integrate the services on the developers’ apps. Student ID verification app: The winner of the hackathon is the True Scholar app, developed by Bangalore’s Anantha Padmanabha, which uses Aadhaar APIs to verify student identity. It provides a central database for all exam results, online exam registrations and also claims to prevent impersonation during exams. Document-less verification through Aadhaar: The first runner up is an app called Aadhaarical, developed by Pankaj Chhabra, Supriya Saini, Ishrat Khan and Sachin Arora from Delhi, which enables document-less verification in real time via Aadhaar cards. The app also claims use cases for reporting vehicle theft, tracking missing vehicles, challan issuance, online e-document access to resident and traffic police and car towing notifications when a car is parked in a no parking zone. Local partnerships for social marketplace: The second runners up position is tied between three teams. The first is an app called Samaadhaar, a social marketplace which claims to connect non-internet users in India to products and service providers through local partnerships. Developed by Dawar Dedmari , Brijesh Masrani, Mahendra Liya and Manan…

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