Project Summary:

Laxton was awarded a contract to deliver 3,000 Biometric Voter Registration Kits in June 2017 to the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission for the 2018 National Elections. Laxton’s BVR kit solution will register 7 million citizens across the country.


  • Biometric Voter Registration Kits including: fingerprint scanner, electronic signature pad, camera and Photo ID assembly, document scanner, thermal printer, and laptop
  • Software interface to record and validate biometric data
  • The BVR kits are housed in rugged, man-portable, lightweight, IP67, water resistant, dustproof and shock proof cases
  • The BVR kit cases are internally lined with high-density size-matching foam to secure and store the registration equipment on a long term basis
  • Battery & Solar Power Systems to ensure no downtime during the registration program
  • Backpacks to house and transport accessories including solar panel and stand, photobooth, receipt books, and manuals, thermal sticker rolls, USB mouse, adaptors, tool and maintenance kit, and cables
  • In-country project management including: project implementation, logistics, technical support, supply chain management, and training of Zimbabwe Electoral Commission officers

In-country Election Official BVR Kit Training – September 2017