Daon, a provider of identity assurance software and services, announced New Zealand has joined the growing number of countries around the world who have chosen Daon software for identity management. Daon's software and services have been selected for use by the New Zealand Department of Labor 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 Aug. 23 and will deliver the project in four phases during the contract term. The technologies being evaluated during the trial include biometric acquisition devices, fraud investigation tools, handheld devices and various forms of authentication.