KIGALI, RWANDA – May 25, 2016 – Vatebra expands its Credence ID student verification platform beyond Nigeria into Ghana, Gambia and Sierra Leone
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Vatebra, a leading solution provider in West Africa, and Credence ID, a specialist in mobile biometrics and credential reading, today announced the expansion of the already successful student ID project launched in Nigeria into three new countries.
The solution virtually eliminates risk of imposter test-takers for important examinations. Students benefit by receiving fast and efficient ID confirmations when entering to take exams and the administration can be certain that the credibility of these exams will continue.
“As a company, we have seen the evolution of thoughts and ideas. Ideas that simplify the way we conduct business to how our students register for examinations and check their results. We have seen how the CredenceOne™ mobile device has become the first and last touch point for virtually every young person in Nigeria today. We are proud that we are now reaching out across the continent to implement the same solution we successfully implemented in Nigeria,” says Mr. Kunle Akinniran, Managing Director of the company. He also explained that as one of Nigeria’s most innovative ICT companies, VATEBRA has been at the forefront of championing innovative ICT solutions that have helped automate many manual processes both in government and private organizations.
The expansion of this solution into Ghana, Gambia and Sierra Leone is a validation of the solution already providing benefit to the West African Examinations Council, WAEC. In Nigeria, the solution achieved virtual imposter-free proceedings in the last round of country-wide examinations.
“We are delighted that the success in Nigeria is being recognized and is now expanding into more West African countries,” says Bruce Hanson, President and CEO of Credence ID. “Vatebra is an exceptional partner and has proven their significant expertise in the education sector. They are an obvious choice in West Africa for solutions that increase efficiency and reduce fraud.”
About Credence ID:
Credence ID, LLC. is headquartered in the San Francisco Bay Area and focuses exclusively on biometric innovation to create elegant and easy-to-use mobile ID products. The company possesses extensive technical expertise in projects involving mobile fingerprint, iris, facial recognition and credential reading technologies, and offers a broad line of mobile products capable of enrollment, identification, and verification.
The company was established in 2003 as Fleet Technologies Limited in order to bridge the gap in the provision of competent and dependable Software Solutions. On the 7th of April, 2016, the company rebranded and changed its name from Fleet Technologies Limited to Vatebra. The rebranding was borne out of the need to position for innovations Beyond Now. It also aimed at positioning as the backbone of the African economy. The change is to reflect Vatebra agreed vision and mission statement.
You can find the downloadable PDF of the press release here: CredenceID Vatebra PressRelease