Sagem Défense Sécurité provides biometric technology to Croatian police

PARIS, 16 Jan. 2006. Croatia's Ministry of the Interior in Zagreb, Croatia, awarded a contract to Sagem Défense Sécurité in Paris Jan. 16 to supply the country's first Automated Fingerprint & Palmprint Identification System (APFIS).

PARIS, 16 Jan. 2006. Croatia's Ministry of the Interior in Zagreb, Croatia, awarded a contract to Sagem Défense Sécurité in Paris Jan. 16 to supply the country's first Automated Fingerprint & Palmprint Identification System (APFIS).

he contract will help Croatian police identify people quickly. Up until now, the Croatian Ministry of the Interior has processed its tenprint collection manually.

The introduction of MetaMorpho APFIS will therefore be a considerable improvement for Croatian police, as it will allow them to identify criminals much more quickly. It will be .

The system, to be implemented in Zagreb and at five remote sites across the country, will have a capacity of 250,000 tenprints and 100,000 palmprints.

Sagem Défense Sécurité's biometric systems are already in use in 55 countries. For more information visit the company online at www.sagem-ds.com.

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