Daon selected for New Zealand immigration program
16 December 2010 15:32 GMT

Daon has announced that its software and services have been selected for use by the New Zealand Department of Labour to support the Immigration Biometrics Evaluation contract, which will collect, store and match finger and face biometric data using fixed, portable and handheld biometric capture stations.

The key business processes which will be evaluated for biometric use include visa processing and border control. Chosen from among 11 bidders, Daon commenced work on August 23 and will deliver the project in four phases during the contract term. The technologies being evaluated during the trial include leading biometric acquisition devices, fraud investigation tools, handheld devices, and various forms of authentication.

Daon provides a centralized platform and client biometric infrastructure for a variety of uses including employee credentialing, government benefits programs, trusted identity services, border management, national ID, airport e-gate systems and immigration control.

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