Bangalore-based payments solutions company Ezetap has launched an open-platform, GPRS based point-of-sale (PoS) terminal called EzeSmart, which is Aadhaar Pay enabled and has eKYC (Know Your Customer) authentication option as well. EzeSmart also supports other payment modes such as UPI and Bharat QR, besides mobile wallets, and credit and debit cards. So, if a customer has an Aadhaar linked bank account, they can complete a transaction by simply authenticating their fingerprint with that saved in the Aadhaar database via the fingerprint sensor of the device. Similarly, a business' eKYC requirements can also be carried out using EzeSmart. As of now, BigBasket is already using the EzeSmart terminal. Ezetap isn't the first. Mobile PoS terminal provider, Paynear had rolled out an Aadhaar Pay pilot in Hyderabad in June last year. The pilot began with 50 merchants in the city, and the company's CEO Priti Shah…
- Why an Indian VPN provider is suing the government over the new cybersecurity rules October 4, 2022
- Roundup: Airtel Launches 5G in India, Telecom Minister Targets a Fast 200-city coverage October 4, 2022
- Summary: EU’s Cyber Resilience Act for cybsersecurity of digital products October 4, 2022
- Why the US wants to regulate the Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL) industry October 4, 2022
- PrivacyNama Session: Government Access to Data; October 7 October 3, 2022
MediaNama’s mission is to help build a digital ecosystem which is open, fair, global and competitive.
The Structure and Style of a Dogma Community: Conspiracy theories and organized Twitter engagement on Sushant Singh Rajput
Studying the 'community' supporting the late Sushant Singh Rajput (SSR) shows how Twitter was gamed through organized engagement
Do we have an enabling system for the National Data Governance Framework Policy (NDGFP) aiming to create a repository of non-personal data?
A viewpoint on why the regulation of cryptocurrencies and crypto exchnages under 2019's E-Commerce Rules puts it in a 'grey area'
India's IT Rules mandate a GAC to address user 'grievances' , but is re-instatement of content removed by a platform a power it should...
Why ‘group privacy’ should be recognised, and how ‘non-personal’ data becomes a regulatory blindspot
There is a need for reconceptualizing personal, non-personal data and the concept of privacy itself for regulators to effectively protect data
Please subscribe to MediaNama. Don't share prints and PDFs.
You May Also Like
Google has released a Google Travel Trends Report which states that branded budget hotel search queries grew 179% year over year (YOY) in India, in...
135 job openings in over 60 companies are listed at our free Digital and Mobile Job Board: If you’re looking for a job, or...
Twitter takes down tweets from MP, MLA, editor criticising handling of pandemic upon government request
By Aroon Deep and Aditya Chunduru You’re reading it here first: Twitter has complied with government requests to censor 52 tweets that mostly criticised...