Azerbaijan IT Institute considering Mühlbauer AG's proposal to apply biometric IDs
Azerbaijan, Baku, Sept. 25 / Trend , H.Valiyev/
Institute of Information Technology (IIT) of the National Academy of Sciences of Azerbaijan (NASA) is considering proposals of the Germany-based Mühlbauer AG to apply biometric IDs in Azerbaijan.
On this occasion, the IIT hosted a meeting with the representatives of the German company Mühlbauer AG. The meeting aimed to get familiarization with complex solutions, proposed by Mühlbauer AG in the field of biometric IDs and other documents of the new generation, identifying the person.
The representatives of Mühlbauer AG provided detailed information on the direction of activity, production and implementation of large-scale projects by the company.
The head of the IIT structural unit, Yadigar Aliyev said the Institute is currently working to assess the security of identification documents, define the appropriate criteria of both producers and the needs of Azerbaijan on this issue.
The Institute regularly holds talks and exchange views with the companies offering both individual technologies and integrated solutions for the creation of biometric ID systems. This is ready-made solutions for border control points, the ID registration offices, telecommunications solutions and equipment for ID production, microchips, etc. Offers of companies are regularly presented to the Cabinet of Ministers, in accordance with what, a tender will be announced in the future.
Imamverdiyev said a computer recognizes only two lines in IDs and passports, currently used in Azerbaijan and that meet the requirements of the International Civil Aviation Organization. A new generation of IDs containing microchips will carry more information about the owner. Every citizen of Azerbaijan will get its identification number and will automatically be placed in a database of internal affairs and security, migration service, justice and tax inspection. This will allow controlling border security, as well as fighting against illegal migration and organized crime.
Do you have any feedback? Contact our journalist at: [email protected]