Credence ID adds sales and support resources; opens office in Mexico City

Citing organic growth in regional mobile identity projects and demand from global partners, Credence ID has increased its sales and support resources for the Caribbean and Latin America region and has opened an office in Mexico City. Jeremy James has joined Credence ID as Director of Channel and Business Development for the Caribbean and Latin America region. James has prior history of leading business initiatives in the biometrics industry and will focus his efforts on developing and supporting the company’s

Antigua looks to make voters’ biometric information available to other agencies

Antigua’s government will debate a plan to implement a system for capturing, digitizing and archiving citizens’ fingerprints during the electoral process. The measure is intended to give several government agencies access to the national biometric database. According to a report in the Antigua Observer, the Minister of Information, Melford Nicholas, said that the amendment to the Representation of the People Amendment Act (2003) is primarily to facilitate the new policy of incorporating fingerprints into the biometric data that will be

Smartmatic, Haiti partner for national biometric civil ID and registry

The government of Haiti has announced it will partner with Smartmatic to modernize the Caribbean country’s civil and identity registry system. Smartmatic will transfer all the required technology knowledge to Haiti as the process unfolds. This project is set to begin immediately with a one-year implementation phase, in which Smartmatic will deploy 700 registration units to biometrically capture faces and ten fingerprints from all Haitian citizens. “We at Smartmatic are focused on our projects having a significant social value for