The BeWo Multi Authentication Cellular Handset (MACH-1) has been developed specifically for rural field usage. 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 (SQTC Certified/Aadhaar compliant)
  • Optional Magnetic Card Reader
  • Optional Dual Smartcard Contact Readers/Writers
  • Swappable battery back-up of 6 hours

Key Verticals:

Through our ecosystem of partners we offer end-to- end solutions for verticals in bottom of the pyramid and emerging markets. Our diverse deployments range from remote villages of Andhra Pradesh (India) and Ghana to the top retail counters in New Delhi. BeWo devices have been an excellent fit for the following programs-


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 / opening
  • 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