Nedap (N.V. Nederlandsche Apparatenfabriek)
  
Nedap (N.V. Nederlandsche Apparatenfabriek)
 Specials
PO Box 105, NL-7140 AC
Parallelweg 2g, NL-7141 DC
Groenlo, The Netherlands
CONTACT: Hans Van Wijk
PHONE: +31 (0)544 47 1379
FAX: +31 (0)544 46 6007
jvw@nedap.nl
http://www.nedap.com
Name of DRE (direct recording electronic)/Optical Scan Equipment for public electionsA VSS 2002 NASED certified full face DRE system with printed ballot overlay and membrane switches underneath, including election management software
Precinct-based error correctionYes, however restricted to 3 votes maximum per position. Hardware and firmware presently offered in the US have to be adopted. We already supply such systems to the German states Hessen and Reinland Pfalz, they are used there in the municipal elections in the city of Koblenz 2004.( these machines can be configured to handle ranked order voting up to 3)
Ability to handle cumulative voting (hardware)Software presently offered in the US has to be adopted.
Current software's ability to handle cumulative voting 
Ability to handle rank order ballots (hardware)Yes, however restricts the maximum number of choices. 5 columns and 28 rows = 140 votable positions each with it’s own LCD display, showing two digits or a cross or in an other type 5 columns and 18 rows = 90 votable positions with LED displays. Hardware and firmware presently offered in the US have to be adopted. We already supply such systems to Ireland and the U.K; they are used in the elections in Dublin, county of Meat and Stratford upon Avon.
Current software's ability to handle rank order ballotsSoftware presently offered in the US has to be adopted.
If can handle both hardware and software: memory capacity? i.e. how many ballots  and races using rank-order ballots each machine can handle?  The cumulative voting system has 1116 votable positions and can be configured to a lot of combinations of races and candidates within that matrix. The number of ballots per machine per memory module will be depending on the number of choices that can be made. The number of choices is 27000 that means the capacity will be restricted by the time the voters need to vote and the opening ours of the polling station.
Accessibility for disabledYes
Language flexibilityYes
Ballot image storageYes
Cost of upgradingCost will be development in accordance with federal and state laws,hard and firmware and management software changes and last but not least recertification costs.