Brazil adopts OSTP Alliance CIPURSE to protect personal data on new drivers’ license smartcards

Brazil has adopted CIPURSE, the OSPT Alliance’s non-proprietary, open standard for secure transaction solutions, to protect personal data including fingerprints and face photos on new drivers’ license cards. Under the new scheme, the cards will be readable by law enforcement officers with an NFC smartphone app, and card-holders can access financial services with fingerprint authentication. The card also allows for public transportation implementations. “CIPURSE was selected as it is a fast, easy to program, open and non-proprietary standard which is

Brazil’s first digital bank branch powered by Diebold Nixdorf

Saque e Pague, a Brazilian multiple service self-service network, is partnering with Diebold Nixdorf on a new digital bank branch. The first of its kind in Brazil, the new branch is equipped with cash recycling technology, video conferencing, 2D barcode readers, NFC and biometric authentication. Biometric authentication and NFC capabilities add an additional layer of security and convenience for routine transactions while two-way video services enable the consumer to request assistance for more complex transactions. Diebold Nixdorf is supplying the

Brazil bolsters its biometrics-based citizen database

According to a ZDNet report, the Brazilian Superior Electoral Tribunal (TSE) has been granted access to systems maintained by driver registration body Denatran, including the biographical and biometric data of some 60 million citizens. The Brazilian government is looking to create a single citizen database and unified ID card and has a goal to collect biometric information from 140 million citizens by 2020. TSE is responsible for leading the single biometric database efforts. According to TSE president Gilmar Mendes, the

Biometrics HITech 2017 and XIV BIC Brazilian Identification Conference

Biometrics HITech 2017 and XIV BIC Brazilian Identification Conference August 29 – 31, 2017 Brasilia, federal district of Brazil Brasilia, the federal capital of Brazil, was chosen to host Biometrics HITech 2017 and XIV BIC Brazilian Identification Conference, the biggest and most complete event on biometrics and human identification technologies and techniques of the country. Following the success of previous editions, the event will present different attractions and gather a highly qualified audience: major companies of the market, their executives

UL to certify biometric processes for banks in Brazil

Following an analysis of its technical capacity and team, UL announced that its São Paulo lab has been accredited by Brazil’s leading banking association to provide certification services of biometric processes for banks within the country. UL will work closely with Brazilian banks to ensure the optimal performance of biometric systems and understanding of the fundamentals of having a unique standard in Brazil, which guarantees the safe data exchange between banks and customers. “It is an important step forward in

Allevate teams with Facewatch to provide Brazilian retail security offering

Allevate recently announced the launch of its “Face-Searcher service”, designed to enable both small and larger organizations to utilize facial recognition as a hosted cloud service. The company claims its new service requires minimal capital outlay, incorporates advanced, world-class face recognition technology and eliminates the need to install or maintain a complicated software infrastructure or related compute platform on premise. The Face-Searcher service can detect and crop faces from retail-class CCTV cameras and submit them to the cloud-service for matching.

Vision-Box biometric solution used to identify criminals in Brazil

Vision-Box announced that Mato Grosso State in Brazil recently selected the company to design and provide an integrated biographic and biometric enrollment solution to speed up the identification process for criminal suspects. Vision-Box’s vb e-pass portable captures biographic and biometric data in real-time, allowing the Forensic Office of Technical Identification (POLITEC) technicians to capture instant face and profile photos, fingerprints, and digital signature from the prisoners, along with all biographic data registered on their ID cards. In addition, the solution

Vision-Box ABC eGates installed at Viracopos International Airport

Viracopos International Airport installed Vision-Box’s automated border control (ABC) eGates at the end of 2015 and has already processing thousands of passengers during its first month in operation. Viracopos is one of the largest air traffic centers in Brazil, with 10.3 million passengers moving through the airport annually. President-Director of Viracopos International Airport, Gustavo Müssnich commented, “After Viracopos reached a record in passenger volume in a single year, this new technology has arrived to make the airport journey much more

Integrated Biometrics to provide fingerprint readers for Brazil’s voter registration process

Integrated Biometrics announced it will be providing more than 13,000 of its Watson Mini fingerprint recognition scanners to help register and enroll eligible voters in Brazil and Brazilian consulate offices worldwide. The Brazilian voter biometrics enrollment process will continue throughout the rest of the year with a goal of being completed by 2017. The fingerprint scanners are part of a biometric kit provided by Integrated Biometrics local distributor Akiyama Soluções Tecnológicas (Akiyama), which was recently chosen by Brazil’s Tribunal Superior

NEC to provide facial recognition technology for 14 Brazilian airports

NEC Corporation announced that the Receita Federal (Brazilian National Tax Collection Agency) has selected NEC to provide NeoFace Watch facial recognition technology for 14 international airports throughout Brazil in an effort to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of customs procedures. This marks the first Brazilian government project that be using the NeoFace Watch solution. International airports participating in the program are Governador Andre Franco Montoro International airport (Guarulhos airport) in Sao Paolo and Antonio Carlos Jobim International airport (Galeao airport)