The biometric system for the Senate will cost around 4 billion pesos

The Senate made the contract with the company Impretics EICE Photo: file

It seems that futuristic movies are part of our daily lives. Since the new digital technologies and electronic devices have been the perfect relationship to meet the needs of the 21st century, among them, recognizing that the other is the other.

Knowing who is in Congress is what Colombian senators want, according to information issued by a national radio station, the administrative directorate wants to invest around $4,120,918 pesos in a system biometric so that the senators, their work teams, the police, the plant officials and the guests can enter the National Capitol and the new building, which not only recognizes who works there, but also guarantees the restriction of third parties who have not been authorized.

One of the latent fears for this new application is due to security. On the other hand, the leak of information. The main heads of the former president Duke they revealed the weakness in hiring during his term, among them, the embezzlement of the $70 billion pesos lost in a technology contract, which to date has only recovered 1.4%.

However, to avoid embezzlement like the one mentioned, the Senate signed an inter-administrative contract so that it would not be so costly.

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The only entity that submitted its offer was the Departmental Printing Press for Comprehensive Solutions and Information and Communication Technologies, Impretics EICE, which is an industrial and commercial company of the State linked to the Government of Valle del Cauca.

The Impretics is one of three companies hired by the House of Representatives together with the Protection Unit and the Colombian Network of Higher Education Institutions during the year 2022, since the reform in the Guarantee Law was approved in October 2021, allowing state hiring in full elections.

With the National Protection Unit. the largest amount was made by direct contracting for the value of $77,862,708,526. As reported by the entity, its objective is to “Join technical, economic, human, logistical and administrative efforts to provide and implement the security scheme required by the honorable Representatives to the Chamber and the public servants of the corporation who are in a situation of risk. extraordinary due to the exercise of their position or the risk.

The House of Representatives is the third state entity with the largest number of contracts worth $84,183 million pesos, below The Special Civil Aeronautics Unit (Aerocivil) is the entity that leads the ranking of contracts signed for the largest amount ($151,621,769,524) and the Ministry of the Interior ($116,979,647,229.).

The term of execution of this millionaire contract will be three months.

Due to biosafety protocols, the current system is suspended, in addition, they need a state-of-the-art administrative tool because the current system has operational problems and goes against public health policies.

Technological advances in the field of biometrics aimed at identifying people have allowed for a wide repertoire of techniques to materialize this purpose, quickly, easily and with a high level of security.

The biometric system of the palm of the hand unequivocally identifies an individual, this is possible thanks to the wide repertoire of techniques, largely due to the number of elements present in the human body that can be used for this purpose.


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The biometric system for the Senate will cost around 4 billion pesos