Latvian IT specialist Datorzinibu Centrs partnered with Human Recognition Systems (HRS), to win the Biometric Data Processing System (BDAS) project. The scope of the project involved consulting services to the Information Centre Ministry of Interior Latvia for the design, development and procurement of the national biometric system. It was a challenging project as BDAS is designed to build on the services currently provided by the various biometric and identity management systems, delivering all of the Latvian Citizen, Commerce and Government needs while also supporting the provision of biometric travel documents.
As part of the BDAS project HRS was responsible for two core work streams. In Phase 1 HRS undertook an end to end analysis of As Is state of biometric and identity projects in Latvia. HRS worked with more than 10 different organizations to develop a comprehensive picture of the existing biometric and identity projects. Whilst in Phase 2 HRS carried out a detailed audit of implementation of similar biometric projects across the world. The analysis of these projects was used to define the To Be state for BDAS and define best practices with regards to procuring and implementing large scale biometric identity projects.
Andris Kairiss Head of Work Group, Information centre of the Ministry of the Interior said HRS played an important role in helping the Information Centre of the Ministry of the Interior to develop an in-depth understanding of the As Is state of the existing similar biometric identity projects installations across the world, at the same time summarizing and providing information on already existing biometric solutions in Latvia. A complex and challenging task involving multiple agencies and stakeholders HRS performed at high level well ensuring the deliveries were accurate, on time and met all requirements.