Biometric technology and services provider Sequiam has received a $2 million (USD) contract from the Bank of Uganda to supply fingerprint and smart card readers, smart cards, cameras and software to positively identify the bank’s customers and authenticate their transactions.
ORLANDO, FL – Sequiam Corporation (www.sequiam.com), a leading provider of biometric technology and services, announced today that its wholly owned subsidiary, Biometric Security (Pty) Ltd (www.biometrics.co.za), will provide biometric security to support credit referencing and risk management solutions for the Bank of Uganda, that country’s central bank. The three-year contract will generate approximately $2 million in sales for Sequiam.
The primary contract from the Bank of Uganda is with Sequiam’s strategic partner CompuScan, which chose Sequiam’s biometric security technology to support a Credit Reference Bureau (CRB) for Uganda’s banking sector. Sequiam will supply biometric fingerprint and smart card readers, smart cards, camera and software systems that will positively identify every bank customer and authenticate their transactions.
Dirk Breytenbach of CompuScan said: “After having evaluated numerous global leading biometric technology firms, we concluded that Sequiam has the strongest and broadest biometric technology base and the ability to integrate that technology into the national banking system of Uganda.”
Nick VandenBrekel, CEO of Sequiam Corporation, said: “This contract marks yet another major milestone in the development of Sequiam and further establishes Sequiam as the leader in high-quality biometric solutions produced cost-effectively for large-volume consumer and small business markets.”
Headquartered in Orlando, Florida, Sequiam Corporation develops, markets, and supports a portfolio of highly robust proprietary security, OEM and Biometric solutions. In addition, Sequiam provides research and development services for the biometric industry worldwide. Sequiam’s solutions incorporate low-cost, high-volume manufacturing processes indicated for the consumer and small business markets. Sequiam is a global company with offices in Taiwan, China and South Africa. For more information, please visit www.sequiam.com.