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SCRA Technology Ventures Company Secures Contract

SUMMERVILLE, S.C. — SCRA has announced that SC Launch and Stage 2 affiliate company, Integrated Biometrics, will be providing more than 13,000 of its Watson Minis fingerprint recognition scanners to help register and enroll eligible voters in Brazil and at Brazilian consulate offices worldwide. 

The introduction of the biometric technology is part of the country’s efforts to improve security and curb the potential for fraud. The Brazilian voter biometrics enrollment process will continue throughout the rest of 2015 with a goal of completion by 2017. According to Brazilian government officials, the scanning of fingerprints is expected to be required in future elections. >>Read More