Oberthur Technologies announced that the Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) selected it to deliver secure and anti-counterfeiting electronic driving licenses to Bangladeshis. Oberthur emerged as the winning bidder with Evolis and TigerIT.
Oberthur and TigerIT have been working together on this project to offer a biometric, secure solution to the Bangladesh citizens. Oberthur will provide the smart cards while TigerIT will supply the enrollment solution, Oracle SOA based CMS, personalization system and the AFIS.
Driver license cards supplied by Oberthur to the BRTA will be produced with a long life plastic composite based on PETF material and will include a high resolution color photo of the driver, fingerprints, signature, among other data.
It will also bear a large array of security features such as rainbow printing, guilloches, micro-text, color-shifting ink, invisible UV fluorescent ink, etc. A demetalized hologram laminated on the card surface will offer additional security, as well as protection against aging and abrasion.
The personal information will be printed on the card and will also be stored inside an encrypted chip that can be verified and updated by government officials.