Speed Identity Selected to Deliver e-Passport Systems to the Estonian Government


Speed Identity, leaders in biometric data capture for high-security identity documents, has been awarded a new contract for passport enrollment equipment which will be delivered to the Estonian Police and Border Guard Board. The fleet of Speed Capture B1000 enrollment systems is extended to a total of 20 units with deployment at several new sites, thereby making passport application and enrollment available nationwide for Estonian citizens.

In the previous tender five years ago, Speed Identity was awarded the contract thanks to its ability to deliver uniform, high-quality and ICAO-compliant photography at competitive cost to the customer.

Estonia has received international recognition for early adoption of the e-passport standard as well as for their high security standards in the issuance process and document itself.

Tough requirements for passport photo resulted in implementation of a photo-booth solution delivering maximum control over the illumination while reducing the sensitivity to ambient light.

The B1000 is a robust product with aesthetic design, with a proven track record with national authorities in Estonia and Sweden.

"The new contract confirms our position as quality leader in Live Enrollment. With many customers looking for lowest-cost solutions, we are happy that the Estonian Police and Border Guard Board maintain their focus on high-quality photography and document integrity. We are very pleased with the trust placed on our products and organization and we look forward to the extended cooperation," says Magnus Löfgren, CEO, Speed Identity.

About Speed Identity
Speed Identity is an expert supplier of systems, knowledge and service in the field of secure and reliable one-stop live enrollment for travel and ID documents. Our systems capture and provide quality assurance for biometric facial images, signatures and fingerprints, all meeting the standards set by ISO and International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). To date, Speed Identity has delivered systems in more than 100 countries worldwide in both public and private sectors.

www.speed-identity.com

For more information, please contact:

Magnus Löfgren, CEO.
+46 (0)70 219 8464
magnus.lofgren@speed-identity.com

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