Botswana police choose Sagem Securite`s new-generation AFIS

source: Standay Standard
by Sunday Standard Reporter
13.07.2008 10:51:40 A

The Botswana Police service has awarded the tender for the supply and deployment of automated fingerprint identification system to Sagem Sécurité, part of the SAFRAN Group.

The company issued a statement this week saying that it had been chosen by the Botswana Police Service (BPS), following an international call for tenders, to supply and deploy the latest version of its Metamorpho Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS). The system will be installed at 61 sites around the country.

“An invaluable aid in crime-fighting, the Metamorpho system not only processes fingerprints for all ten fingers but also analyzes palm prints. This state-of-the-art system features very-high-quality image capture (1000 ppi, or pixels per inch), to guarantee the reliable, accurate and secure management of the country’s criminal data,” said the press statement.

“Ten years ago, Botswana chose our AFIS for its civilian ID cards, making it a pioneer in [continue reading]

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