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Secured Digital Applications to Develop DNA Identification Database for Malaysia Government

NEW YORK, July 7 (GenomeWeb News) - Secured Digital Applications today announced a joint venture to develop a database for DNA data for use by the government of Malaysia.


The company said it plans to have a beta version of the technology completed in nine months, with field trials to being thereafter, and full commercial implementation within two years.


New York-based Secured Digital Applications will initially fund this project, which will enable the search and match of DNA data for newborns and registered criminals, primarily for the use of the government of Malaysia, the company said in a statement.


The company said it would seek additional funding in the form of a grant from the Multimedia Development Corporation of Malaysia, which is managing the implementation of an information technology hub in the country.


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