Finextre.com announces that Precise Biometrics wins national ID card deal with Portuguese government.
Precise Biometrics AB (publ), which develops and sells world-leading and user-friendly biometric security solutions based on fingerprints and smart cards, has won an important procurement contract for national ID cards in Portugal.
The consortium is led by the digital security partner Gemalto.
The new so called "Citizen Card" will replace several ID documents and will become the official ID document for all Portuguese citizens. The card will include functions for simple, fast and secure interaction with government administrations, civil identification, tax payment, social security, health, and in the future, elections.
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