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2014-04-15 23:02:59

For Chicago’s Primary Election on March 18, the city’s election officials and Election Systems & Software (ES&S) successfully implemented Electronic Poll Books to check in and verify voters in the city’s 2,070 election precincts. Omaha, NE (PRWEB) April 15, 2014 For Chicago’s Primary Election on March 18, the city’s election officials and Election Systems & Software (ES&S) successfully implemented the ExpressPoll-5000 System to check in and verify voters in the...

2014-03-04 16:19:28

Voters who cast their ballots via smartphones made fewer errors than they did when voting via traditional methods in a mock election, according to new research from psychologists at Rice University. In a first-of-its-kind study, co-author Rice Professor of Psychology Michael Byrne examined how smartphone-based voting systems can be incorporated into the current large-scale voting process. The study, "Toward More Usable Electronic Voting: Testing the Usability of a Smartphone Voting...

2014-01-13 23:02:55

The Chicago Board of Election Commissioners has awarded a contract to Election Systems & Software (ES&S) to provide the city’s 2,069 election precincts with electronic poll books beginning with Chicago’s 2014 Primary Election. Omaha, NE (PRWEB) January 13, 2014 The Board made the award in December to purchase more than 2,100 ExpressPoll®-5000 voter check-in and management devices and related software to support Chicago’s 1.6 million registered voters. “After reviewing...

2013-06-13 12:20:16

MOYOCK, N.C., June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ACADEMI, a leading training and security solutions provider, partnered with Honored American Veterans Afield (HAVA) to host the 2(nd) Annual National Family Day for disabled veterans, active duty military and their families. Attendance doubled from the 1(st) Annual Family Day, with almost 200 individuals participating at ACADEMI's flagship 7,000 acre facility in Moyock, NC. James Hickey, Vice President, ACADEMI Security and Professional Services...

2013-04-30 23:00:34

The eDemocracy solutions acquired from Gov2U will be integrated into Scytl´s end-to-end election modernization platform providing citizens and governments with new participatory tools. Barcelona/Brussels (PRWEB) April 30, 2013 Scytl, the worldwide leader in secure online voting and election modernization, and Gov2U, an non-profit organization dedicated to developing and promoting the use of technology in the fields of governance and democracy, have announced today the acquisition by...

2013-01-02 05:03:58

$120,000 per year advertising grant made to transform marketing effort of civic startup in Maryland that aims to help voters connect with elected officials in between elections. College Park, MD (PRWEB) December 31, 2012 Google recently awarded MyMaryland.net a Google Grant, an in-kind donation of advertising worth $10,000 per month. MyMaryland.net joins a select group of non-profits recognized by Google as having a compelling and valuable public service. MyMaryland.net is revolutionizing...

2012-09-14 06:21:04

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Sept. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Wyle has been awarded a $25,000 one-year grant to provide support for the development of test cases and test suites for the National Institute of Standards and Technology for use in the Election Assistance Commission voting systems certification program. The tests are designed for use by voting system test laboratories to ensure that hardware and software testing of voting systems is accurate and repeatable no matter which laboratory...

2012-03-06 14:59:00

LONDON, March 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Smartmatic, a world leader in technology solutions for governments, announced today the relocation of its International Headquarters to London, UK. The move represents a major step for the fast-growing technology company as it endeavors to capitalize on the opportunities of a worldwide demand for more transparent and efficient governments. Founded in 2000, the multinational company is a world leader in the design and deployment of complex...

2011-11-10 07:55:00

NORTH CANTON, Ohio, Nov. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Affirming its steadfast commitment to delivering advanced security systems integration solutions and services, Diebold, Incorporated (NYSE: DBD) has been named the 2011 Systems Integrator of the Year by SDM Magazine. The annual award recognizes a single company that has demonstrated exemplary success, superior innovation and notable accomplishments in the systems integration industry. (Logo:...

2011-06-01 07:15:00

BOCA RATON, Fla., June 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Frost & Sullivan has distinguished Smartmatic with the 2011 North American Frost & Sullivan Award for Customer Value Enhancement based on its recent analysis of the identity management systems biometrics market. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/smartmatic/50434 (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110601/MM08294) "The expertise and ability to develop...