Biometrics specialist Green Bit has struck a deal to provide the Jordanian government with crucial technology for the country’s electronic ID project. The Department of Information and Communications Technology (MoICT) has ordered an undisclosed number of Green Bit’s MultiScan527 palm and fingerprint scanners.
It is an FBI EBTS Annex P compliant scanning device and certified with Annex F. Not only can it capture a subject’s fingerprints, but it also scans the upper and lower parts of the subject. palm and ensures that all sections of the hand match with the others. And, as Christian Rutigliano, Sales Director of Green Bit International revealed in an interview with FindBiometrics last year, the device has been deployed in Europe, Africa, Asia and the United States, used by clients such as the Illinois State Police.
In Jordan’s case, the devices will be installed in more than 100 government facilities, including passport offices, to allow authorities to scan citizens’ biometric credentials for the electronic national registry of the Jordan. Commenting in a statement, Sergio Rainero, COO of Green Bit, called it “yet another great deployment for Green Bit Livescan technology”, adding: “We are very happy to support the Jordanian authorities in this revolutionary eID initiative” .
March 8, 2016 – by Alex Perala