Ready to vote? Take a selfie...

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This new tech­nol­ogy may not be ready in time for next month’s US Pres­i­den­tial elec­tion, but Smart­matic has de­vel­oped the first se­cure on­line vot­ing so­lu­tion where the voter’s iden­tity is ver­i­fied with a selfie. The great­est chal­lenge for on­line vot­ing has al­ways been to make sure that who­ever is vot­ing is re­ally the per­son that is el­i­gi­ble to vote, and also to guar­an­tee that every per­son can vote only once. Smart­matic’s on­line vot­ing sys­tem, TIVI, lever­ages fa­cial bio­met­rics to al­low vot­ers to au­then­ti­cate them­selves us­ing their smart­phone, tablet, PC or lap­top. Cryp­to­graphic tech­niques guar­an­tee voter pri­vacy, vote se­cu­rity and vote in­tegrity.

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