April 23, 2014 -
Suprema has announced that its biometric live scanners will be used for voter registration and identification in the run up to the 2016 presidential elections in Uganda.
According to the company, the first supply has been the enrolment process, which began this month, April 2014.
“Suprema is very proud to provide its RealScan-G10, for Uganda’sNational Voter Registration Project,” Young S. Moon, Vice President, Suprema said. “We expect the biometrics enrolment of citizens will allow the Ugandan authorities to increase efforts to better protect the identity of citizens additionally to registering them as voters.”
Suprema’s RealScan-G10 is a compact live scanner for single and ten-print capture. It’s IP54-rated dust and water resistant housing making it suitable for indoor and outdoor environment, according to the company.
This particular Ugandan project is being delivered by Zetes, a Suprema global partner.
Reported previously in BiometricUpdate.com, Suprema recently launched a new version of its BioEntry W access control terminal, which is embedded with HID’s iClass SE smart card technologies.
In addition to the Ugandan project, Zetes has also been awarded a recent fifteen-year contract to create biometric passports for The Gambia.