Suprema, Inc., a provider of technology in biometrics and identification has announced that it will be providing Uganda with several thousand RealScan-G10 live scanners for citizen voter identification.
The liver scanners will be used for voter registration in the run up to the presidential elections, which are due to take place in 2016.
The first supply has been the eenrollmentprocess commenced in April 2014.
“Suprema is very proud to provide its RealScan-G10, for Uganda’s National Voter Registration Project,” said Young S. Moon, Vice President, Suprema Inc. “We expect the biometrics enrolment of citizens will allow the Ugandan authorities to increase efforts to better protect the identity of citizens additionally to registering them as voters.”
RealScan-G10 is a compact live scanner for single and ten-print capture. Its advanced optical technology allows high-speed image capturing and seamless image processing.
The IP54-rated dust and water resistant housing makes it suitable for indoor and mobile environments. With its proven reliability and FBI certification, RealScan-G10 is widely used for civil and criminal applications around the globe.
The project is being delivered by a Suprema global partner and authentication specialist, Zetes. Zetes has previously deployed biometric electoral and identification projects in several Africa countries including the Democratic Republic of Congo, Togo, Cape Verde, Burundi, Gabon and Chad, etc.