Voter Registration with Photograph and National ID CARD Solution
The Government decided to undertake Voter Registration along with
their photographs, finger print and signature. The Bangladesh Army
commenced the creation of suitable people identification system
to give the Voter registration process a head start.
International and local firms, academic institutions offered solutions.
On invitation Dohatec proposed a solution for gathering voter
data on laptops with web cam, finger print scanner and
signature pad to the army. Dohatec developed the required
solution and gave shape to the imagination of the concerned
authorities in a week’s time. Within two weeks there was a
system for the Army to try out. The government high-powered
committee considered and recommended this solution.
A total of 80 100 million voters in the country. The system
is in Bangla language the operators at local level learn to
use the system easily including use of biometric data
gathering system. The trainers are personnel from the Army.
SDK from Neurotechnologija, provided by the Army to
Dohatec, was used to integrate the AFIS solution.
Dohatec solution comprises of the electronic Voter Registration
and ID software - ‘eRegistry’ and the higher level matching
software – ‘Biometrics Fusion Server’. Microsoft examined the
system and found it a robust solution and gave it worldwide focus.
The Pilot Project went off successfully. Large scale matching
solution has been provided since.