The BeWo Multi Authentication Cellular Handset (MACH-1) has been developed specifically for rural field usage. Fully ruggedized to operated in harsh field enviroments. BeWo’s mobile platform enables rapid development of applications. The MACH-1 is compliant with Government of India Micro-ATM 1.5.1 Standards formulated by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI), Indian Banks’ Association (IBA), National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI), Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) and Institute for Development and Research in Banking Technology (IDRBT).

Features include:

  • 7″ display with high usability for the semi-literate
  • 2″ Thermal Printer, dual SIM slots, GPRS & 3G support
  • Fingerprint Scanner (STQC Certified/Aadhaar compliant)
  • Magnetic Swipe Card, Smartcard Chip Readers/Writers
  • Swappable battery back-up of 6 hours

Deployments Include:

  • Old Age Pension facilitation in rural Andhra Pradesh (India)
  • Health Insurance Programs  in Western Africa
  • Retail counters across India
  • Chennai City Traffic Police for field transparency
  • Government Ration Shops in New Delhi
  • Govt of India NREGA Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme

Public Distribution System (PDS)

  • ePDS and Fair Price Shop transaction management.
  • Beneficiary identity validation including biometrics.
  • Manage supply chain and retail distribution of commodities.
  • Eliminate duplicate consumer ration cards.

Banking, Financial Services and Insurance (BFSI)

  • Micro-ATM compliant devices for Banks, Micro-Finance Institutions and NBFCs.
  • Aadhaar-Enabled Payment Services & door-step rural banking transactions.
  • Tab banking – eKYC and new account acquisitions.
  • Green channel operations for queue busting.
  • Inexpensive collection of loan & insurance payments.

MACH-1 Micro-ATM Benefits

  • Rugged Android tablet form factor.
  • Convenient services at the customer door-step.
  • Rural banking and field agent network at a lower cost.
  • New revenue generation and improved retention of BCs.
  • Biometric-enabled transactions for illiterate customers.
  • Management of field agents and transactions.
  • Regional language support and announcements.
  • Remote terminal management of field devices.


  • Complete solution for electoral roll purification and authentication in real-time.
  • UIDAI-compliant MACH-1 enables door-step capture of fingerprints, photographs, etc.
  • Collection and correction of the electoral roll of new & existing voters.
  • The election commission can detect and eliminate duplicate voters.
  • Real-time Aadhaar identity verification.

Social Welfare Programs

  • Healthcare
  • Rural Development
  • Police & Law enforcement
  • Agriculture