Peru and Russia- February 11, 2021 NEC de Colombia has chosen Smart Engines technology for the automatic reading of Peruvian identity documents to combine with NEC’s biometric identification technology in a Self-Boarding solution for a major fintech project in Peru.
Today, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, companies have been forced to offer onboarding services to implement safe and effective remote care processes for their customers. In this context, Smart Engines technology, is a key facilitator for an optimal user experience in the process of capturing document information from the customer’s mobile phone, which is necessary for self-registration processes (self-boarding). The application of artificial intelligence (AI) techniques by Smart Engines, offers a quick and accurate extraction of citizen data from identity documents, as well as offering the ability to verify the validity and integrity of the extracted data, resulting in a friendly, safe, and low-friction customer experience.
NEC integrates an automatic document reading technology in both desktop and mobile applications for multiple industries, as part of its portfolio of solutions for digital transformation; currently demanded by both corporate and public sectors.
“NEC is pleased to integrate Smart Engines technology, to offer to financial customers in Peru an advanced intelligent document recognition technology, as a key part of the digital identity management solutions that the market demands today. This technology together with the advanced biometric identification and validation algorithms from NEC offer an optimal and agile experience for citizens in their interaction with service providers, without giving up security aspects,” says Mauro Bianchi, Country Manager for Peru at NEC de Colombia.
“We are confident that our experience and knowledge in the development of OCR technologies in association with NEC, a global leader in biometric identification, will help companies around the world to offer cutting-edge, friction-less, smart and secure self-service solutions to their clients,” says Dr. Vladimir Arlazarov, CEO at Smart Engines.
About Smart Engines
Smart Engines is a science company with a focus on AI-related research and years of fundamental R&D at the forefront of document recognition, image processing, technical vision, machine learning, graph theory and optimization. The company brings together more than 60 scientists, including two Doctors of Science and 16 PhDs. Smart Engines recognition solutions support public and private organizations worldwide by scanning of ID cards, passports, driver’s licenses, MRZ, bank cards, barcodes, business documents, compliant with GDPR and CCPA. AI-driven SDK for mobile, desktop and web applications offer data extraction for customer on-boarding, user identification, age verification, fraud detection and more.
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About NEC de Colombia
NEC de Colombia is a subsidiary of the multinational NEC Corporation, which has established itself as a leader in the integration of IT and network technologies.
The area of ​​influence of NEC of Colombia includes 12 countries: Colombia, Venezuela, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Panama, Costa Rica, Guatemala, El Salvador, Belize, Nicaragua and Honduras, countries in which it has been responsible for the analysis, planning, design, implementation, control and start-up of a large number of projects.
NEC enables businesses and communities to adapt to the rapid changes taking place in both society and the marketplace by establishing social values ​​of safety, fairness and efficiency to promote a more sustainable world where everyone has the opportunity to reach your full potential.

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