GenKey releases cloud-based version of biometric ID management solution

May 4, 2015 - 

Identity and election management solutions firm GenKey announced that it has released a new version of its SPiRE solution, a central repository platform to store, process, retrieve and maintain the registration data of subjects.

SPiRE biometric ID management solution is intended for large-scale deployments, such as the management of voter registration data for national elections.

GenKey SPiRE works with GenKey ABIS for biometric deduplication of registrations and GenKey Adjudication for administrating biometric duplicates.

This latest release offers a range of new features and capabilities, including being cloud-enabled, improved security and transparency, role-based access management, full audit trail, management of transfers, and updates and preparation of voter books.

“Security and transparency are key factors in large-scale projects such as national elections”, said Michiel van der Veen, CEO of GenKey. “We are proud of this new release of SPiRE, which includes state-of-the-art encryption and traceable transactions, protecting the privacy of voters and enhancing the transparency of elections.”

Previously reported, GenKey announced that its BioFinger SDK technology has received certification in the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s Minutiae Interoperability Exchange Test.

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