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Smartmatic intros online voting solution with facial recognition

Smartmatic is introducing secure online voting solution with facial recognition that verifies the voter’s identity with a selfie. The solution…

 

Southern African Development Community countries slowly adopting biometric voting systems

Southern African Development Community (SADC) countries are slowly adopting a biometric voting system, as the region increases efforts to promote…

 

Gemalto to establish biometric register for Congo government

The Democratic Republic of Congo has contracted Gemalto to help the electoral body compile a biometric register and to conduct…

 

Ghana’s voter registration exercise to feature biometric verification devices

Ghana’s Electoral Commission has said the upcoming voters’ register exhibition exercise — which will run from July 18 to August…

 

Zimbabwe biometric voter registration system to cost $55 million

The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission’s (ZEC) chairperson Rita Makarau said earlier this week that it will cost $55 million to deploy…

 

Smartmatic CEO responds to Obama’s call for e-voting

Smartmatic’s CEO, Antonio Mugica, has expressed his support for President Obama’s call to action to make online voting, or e-voting,…

 

Ghana begins its biometric voter registration pilot project

Ghana’s Electoral Commission (EC) started its biometric voter registration pilot project today, according to a report in News Ghana. A…

 

EU observer recommends against biometric voter verification for Pakistan’s next general elections

Michael Gahler, the head of European Union’s (EU) Follow-up Mission in Pakistan has advised the country against introducing electronic voting…

 

Uganda’s EC begins training staff to use biometric voter identification system

NTV is reporting that Uganda’s Electoral Commission has begun training staff to use the new biometric voter identification system and…

 

Biometrics to verify voters in Uganda; Zimbabwe and Pakistan evaluating costs, usability

Uganda’s electoral commission (EC) is to meet this week to explain its decision to use biometric voter verification in the…

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