With advances in the field of biometric technology, India has topped globally in the adoption of biometrics techniques, says a report. “On average, people in India (9 percent) are three times more likely than any other country (3 percent) surveyed to have used” iris recognition “to identify themselves,”  HSBC ‘Trust in Technology ‘ said in a recent reports.

The reports also claimed that “the people in Asia and the Middle East are ahead of the West when it comes to the adoption of new technologies because of greater understanding and optimism that leads to greater confidence.”

The report was based on the results representing 12,019 people from 11 countries and territories – Canada, China, France, Germany, Hong Kong, India, Mexico, Singapore, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom and the United States. According to the reports, confidence in technology and its adoption are due not only to consumer trends, but also can be supported by broader government support.

In 2009, the Indian government first launched the Aadhaar project, a biometric program, creating the world’s largest biometric data set. It also added that the accelerated introduction of fingerprint recognition in the East, a widespread consumer technology, emphasizes contrasting perspectives.

People in China (40 percent) are the highest technology of fingerprint technology, followed by India (31 percent) and the UAE (25 percent) among the countries surveyed. On the other hand, only 9 percent of people in France and Germany and 14 percent in Canada used fingerprint technology to identify themselves, the report says.

According to him, in the case of India, the national approach to openness, combined with state support for the deployment and promotion of new technologies, has had a trans-formative impact on the nation. According to him, the usual use of traditional technologies, such as the use of password functions, is most common in the West.

When it comes to money management, people in India (50 percent) and China (48 percent) agreed that computers can provide more accurate advice than people, while in Canada it is only 18 percent, and in the UK, 21 percent , – reports claimed.


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