Brand New agency agreement for Avalon Biometrics

Johannesburg, 20 Jul 2012
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Brand New Technologies is pleased to announce it has signed the local agency for Avalon Biometrics. Headquartered in Madrid, Spain, Avalon Biometrics focuses on the innovative development of homeland security solutions. It also offers implementation and integration of large and/or complex projects in the international public security sector, including live and form-based enrolment, national registries, personalisation, quality assurance, document verification, secure border management, visa management, and nationwide identification systems for all common biometrics.

According to Dave Crawshay-Hall, CTO at Brand New, Avalon is a specialist in the field of live biometric capture for voters' registration, national ID projects and many more civil ID and document verification applications. It is also one of the few companies in the world to have solid project references, including several from South Africa already, including a refugee and deportation project, an online identity verification tool, e-passport enrolment and ID card enrolment.

“Over the last few years, we have fine-tuned our focus on identity management solutions, and the comprehensive biometric software portfolio offered by Avalon will add real value to our existing offering,” explains Crawshay-Hall. “We are now able to provide clients with direct easy access to tried and trusted biometric software, backed by local and international expertise.”

Brand New Technologies

Brand New is a technology company in South Africa with core competencies in the fields of biometrics, smartcards and various ID/payment-related technologies. It specialises in the development and implementation of tailored identity management solutions designed to meet any requirements of both civil and private applications. Its solutions incorporate the latest security technologies such as biometrics, smart cards and tamper proof documents. The company has a Level 4 SMME (small medium and micro enterprise) and BBBEE (broad-based black economic empowerment) rating. More information about Brand New is available at

Avalon Biometrics

With over 30 years of experience under the belt of the Avalon Management in national security solutions all over the globe, Avalon takes a unique position in the document verification and border control sector in the market. Excelling in biometrics enrolment, border control, document verification and homeland security business, Avalon Biometrics SL is a certified partner of all well-known hardware providers. Visit for more information.

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