Australian Government Selects 3M for New Multi Modal Biometrics System

Australian Government Selects 3M for New Multi Modal Biometrics System

The Australian Government Department of Immigration and Citizenship (DIAC) has awarded 3M a three-year contract to provide software and services for DIAC’s new Biometric Identification System.  The Australian Government Selects 3M for New Multi Modal Biometrics Systemnew system is designed to handle the acquisition, quality checking, matching and storage of biometric data.

DIAC’s mandate is to ‘build Australia’s future through the well-managed movement and settlement of people.’ The Department manages the arrival and settlement of immigrants, issues more than 4.3 million visas and helps facilitate the border crossings of more than 30 million people annually. Through competitive tendering, DIAC selected the 3M Cogent Automated Biometric Identification System as the solution that best meets their business requirements. The new integrated system replaces a legacy biometric system, providing the Department with enhanced identity verification capabilities and greater flexibility to meet evolving business requirements.

The 3M Cogent Automated Biometric Identification System (CABIS) is a multi-modal, scalable, and customizable solution that provides fast, accurate fingerprint and facial recognition matching. To help improve information sharing and operational efficiencies, 3M CABIS ensures service resiliency with associated biometric identity management modules.

“We are pleased the Department of Immigration and Citizenship selected 3M as their biometric system technology partner. The 3M Cogent technology will enable the Department to deliver significant service improvements and efficiencies over the coming years,” said Gary Stapleton, managing director of 3M Australia and New Zealand. “3M is committed to delivering high performance, scalable and robust biometric solutions to address the strategic and mission-critical, operational needs of our customers in the Australia and New Zealand region.”

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