GenKey issues new release of its mobile enrollment software

March 23, 2017 - 

GenKey has issued a new release of its mobile biometric enrollment software.

According to a company statement, many of the improvements in the new release address the challenges of mobile registration in rural locations, including privacy-by-design software designed to store sensitive biometric information securely in the event of limited connectivity. The company has also improved the user experience, making the recruitment and training process easier in rural locations. The software runs on all mobile platforms and is compatible with all commonly available fingerprint scanners.

“Our new enrollment software supports all the benefits of mobile registration without any compromise to the quality of the data captured,” commented GenKey’s Director of Projects Harold Hermans.

Other highlights of the new release include operator authentication and login, 3g, wi-fi and NFC communication capabilities, reading identity documents including smartcards and MRZ data, back-up mechanisms, and importing and exporting of identity information in simple data interchangeable formats including XML and JSON.

“This latest release helps our partners and customers to enroll and authenticate individuals without worrying about data quality and security,” explained GenKey CEO Michiel van der Veen. “This new mobile solution works across markets from elections, healthcare, social protection, banking, telco, civil register and more. It is an important step towards more affordable and practical solutions that will help accelerate the adoption of biometric identity in developing economies. That’s ultimately what drives every new innovation in GenKey.’’

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