Biometrics Enhance Election Integrity in Albania: Technology

VIU-818 biometric voter authentication kit

The portable VIU biometric device is a fingerprint reader that was equipped with ABIS frontend & backend software. The device utilized a single-slap fingerprint scanner but can be customized to accommodate a four-slap. It has a high-definition 10-inch screen and prints confirmation slips from a built-in thermoprinter. The device confirms transactions, has redundant data storage, employs encryption, digital certificates and manages the data through digital signatures. VIU is fully integrated, tamper proof and lightweight.

A4-517 electronic voting machine

The A4-517 tabletop touchscreen voting machine is activated via a smartcard. The 17-inch capacitive LCD touchscreen delivers 1280x1024 resolution. It has an integrated 3-inch thermal printer for ballot receipts. The device confirms transactions, has redundant data storage, employs encryption, digital certificates and manages the data through digital signatures.