Indian company launches tablet designed to manage biometrics-based attendance, financial inclusion

 Datamini Technologies has launched the Janunnati Pad, a Windows 10-backed tablet with 3G and 4G, a fingerprint reader for Aadhaar authentication and a built-in magnetic card reader for financial transactions at a price starting at around $180 USD.

The new device is geared towards the government sector to manage biometrics-based attendance, financial inclusion and direct benefit transfers.

“We are talking to various state governments and are in touch with a couple of banks, insurance firms and logistic companies to market Janunnati Pad,” Managing Director, Datamini Technologies Pitamber Ahuja said. “We aim to sell (100,000 to 150,000) units in a year’s time.”

The TPOS7 Janunnati Pad is powered with Intel Atom x5 Z8300 processor and features ergonomic rugged design with 2 megapixel front and 5 megapixel auto-focus rear camera with 2GB RAM and 32 GB internal storage.

“The India ICT hardware industry is at the cusp of a huge growth opportunity to become a global hub for manufacture and supply of products for world markets,” Anwar Shirpurwala, Executive Director, MAIT said. “The Janunnati Pad has been designed and developed in India, thus contributing directly to achievement of the goals envisaged under the government’s Make in India program.”