Ascom is operating and maintaining the Swiss AFIS (Automated Fingerprint Identification System) on behalf of the Federal Office of Police (fedpol). The central System processes and stores fingerprints from police forces (Federal Criminal Police, Cantonal Police), Border Guard Corps (BGC), Federal Office for Migration (FOFM) and the Federal department of foreign affairs (FDFA).

The main tasks cover

  • Systemmanagement, for maintenance and management of systemdata
  • User Support, for an efficient usage of the resources
  • Preventive Maintenace, to increase the system availability
  • Troubleshooting, for the fast elimination of interferences