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Engineering students from India has developed software called "Vote India"using biometric authentication. The system can reach the remotest locations, connect voters away on holiday or work.

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Engineering students from India has developed software called "Vote India"using biometric authentication. The system can reach the remotest locations, connect voters away on holiday or work. 

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Facing error in publishing the image. Here is the link
http://articles.timesofindia.indiatimes.com/2005-04-05/pune/27856627_1_voter-list-engineering-students-indian-patent

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Hi Meena, Yes i have already sent mail to support team with error and it is resolved now. Thank you.

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This is interesting, was it meant to be a complement to the national identity card scheme in India? (http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-south-asia-11433541)

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Ollie, I don't think its complement to the National Identity card (AKA AADHAAR scheme) but yes both system uses the bio metric - finger print and iris scan technology.

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DeletedUser

Ah, well then perhaps it could be effectively applied in places where those kinds of biometric identity cards already exist! I imagine it would be much faster than looking through an electoral register to see if the person can vote or has already voted.

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I love this! Also, companies (for profit and not) are doing amazing things with very basic cell phones, for example helping the unbanked bank and access that money remotely. Often, villages share these phones for such purposes. While confirming identification is a potential issue, it would be great to see this type of banking access via cell for voting in really remote locations.

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good