A leader in the issuance of official identification documents in Brazil, Valid provides solutions for services and products related to security and personal identification documents, handling all stages of the process. The company handles everything from the creation of computerized database management systems, to the gathering of biometric data (photo, signature and fingerprints) and biographic data (name, parents, etc.) of citizens, to the delivery of official identification documents. Valid’s Brazilian portfolio includes driver’s licenses (known in Brazil as the CNH), identification cards (RG), cards for the Architecture Council and the Federal Medicine Council (CFM), foreigner’s identification cards and the functional Federal Police identification cards.
According to Márcio N. Bastos, Valid’s Commercial Superintendent for Identity Solutions, the Biometrics HITech will be an opportunity to share case studies and experiences involving the use of biometrics, and to bring together companies and agencies seeking innovative solutions in the area of human identification. “Valid maintains consistent alignment with new technologies. One example of this is the use of biometrics in the Brazilian RG, and the capture of fingerprints using the Automated Fingerprint Identification System (AFIS), explains Márcio.