Hi Friends,

Even as I launch this today ( my 80th Birthday ), I realize that there is yet so much to say and do.

There is just no time to look back, no time to wonder,"Will anyone read these pages?"

With regards,
Hemen Parekh
27 June 2013

Tuesday, 4 July 2017

Preloaded BHIM ?

Gadget,ndtv.com ( 04 July ) carries following news item :

Karbonn K9 Kavach 4G With BHIM App Launched in India

It goes on to read :


Domestic mobile brand Karbonn Mobiles on Tuesday launched a new smartphone in the country, the Karbonn K9 Kavach 4G.

The smartphone's USP is its UPI integration in the form of the preloaded BHIM app, and inclusion of a fingerprint sensor for payment authentication.

Elaborating on the UPI payments integration on the Karbonn K9 Kavach 4G, the domestic brand at its launch event in New Delhi said that the BHIM app's access and securitisation mechanisms have been integrated at a firmware level, making it safer to use. 

NPCI officials were also present at the launch event.

The company also claims that the preloaded BHIM app has been optimised for user experience and app performance on the K9 Kavach 4G smartphone. The company is also touting the security benefits of the fingerprint sensor.

Other OS level integrations on the Karbonn K9 Kavach 4G that are being touted by the company include e-KYC and Aadhaar authentication, Digilocker and e-Gov service access, the ability to perform person-to-person transactions directly from the phonebook, contextual payments within messenger apps, as well as bill payments and utility services.
Do not get surprised if Karbonn offers to develop for NPCI , BHIM ( V 4.0 ) as described in :

04  July  2017