. . . I wonder who will get the contract for the scanners ¿?¿?$¿°
And the winner is......Smartmatic systems with a bid of 299 000 000 476 000 100 pesos.
Checking into these guys doesn´t instill any confidence on my end. They were investigated for 12,000,000US$ in tax evasion and there seemed to be some irreularities with their voting machines used in the Venezuelan election.
There is also controversy over the awarding of the contract as the average of all the tenders was 268 000 000 566 000 112 pesos. By law, any bid more than 10% over the average of all the bids must be automatically rejected and their bid did exceed this (albeit slightly).
I also found this on youtube which states:
"Biometrics on the move allows confident identification and verification of people in motion via digital video footage, not requiring a cooperative facial picture".