Colombia

ID3 Opens LATAM Office After Official Authorization in Colombia

ID3 Opens LATAM Office After Official Authorization in Colombia

“The developments are in step with broader growth trends in Latin America’s biometric technology sector…” France-based ID3 has become an authorized biometric operator in Colombia. The company says its biometric fingerprint recognition technology has been securing daily transactions from about a thousand solicitors’ offices in the country since February of 2015. Having this established a…

IDEMIA to Upgrade Colombian Identity Program

IDEMIA to Upgrade Colombian Identity Program

The Colombian government has contracted IDEMIA to upgrade its civil identity program, the latter has announced. It’s a continuation of a longstanding relationship. In a statement announcing the new contract with the National Civil Registry of Colombia (Registraduría Nacional del Estado Civil de Colombia, or RNEC), IDEMIA asserted that it “has worked with the RNEC…

UMANICK Targets Latin America with New Bogota Office

UMANICK Targets Latin America with New Bogota Office

Biometric security solutions developer UMANICK has opened a new office in the ParqueSoft IT complex of Bogota, Colombia. In a statement, the company framed the move as an effort to target the Latin American region, and particularly Colombia, Peru, and Mexico, which “show high potential for biometric identification,” particularly in the healthcare, payments, and banking…

NEC Tech Helps Ensure Safety at Colombian Football Stadium

NEC Tech Helps Ensure Safety at Colombian Football Stadium

NEC is celebrating a successful deployment of its facial recognition technology in Colombia, where it installed a security screening system at the Atanasio Girardot Stadium in Medellin. It was initially deployed at the end of last year, in cooperation with Medellin mayor Federico Gutierrez for his ‘Safer Stadium Project’. Atanasio Girardot hosts two major football clubs,…

FaceFirst Biometrics Deployed in Colombia

FaceFirst Biometrics Deployed in Colombia

Facial recognition biometrics company FaceFirst is seeing its solutions deployed in the TransMilenio rapid bus transit system in Bogota, Colombia. The biometric technology is being installed in up to 90 stations and nine deployments have reached completion as of this writing. The biometric security in the TransMilenio stations is part of the SIVIT initiative, which…

Colombian Notaries Sign On To Biometrics

Colombian Notaries Sign On To Biometrics

The Colombian Board of Public Notaries (UCNC) is on track to become the most high-tech corporation of notaries in the world thanks to the signing of an agreement with three other partners including id3 Technologies. The recently penned agreement constitutes as the final phase of a two year-long initiative to bring biometric identification and online…