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Comelec conducts 2nd trusted build for VCMs, CCS

Vote counting machine (File portray)

MANILA – The Commission on Elections (Comelec) on Thursday performed one other “trusted build” for the vote counting machines (VCMs) and the consolidated canvassing machine (CCS) in Manila.

Commissioner Marlon Casquejo, guidance committee head of the 2022 elections, said the VCMs and CCS are two parts of the automatic election machine (AES) for the May per chance 9, 2022 nationwide and local elections (NLE).

“Here is the 2d trusted build of our two parts that is CCS and VCMs. There are improvements or we bear stumbled on some improvements that desires to be corrected after we performed the recordsdata test as effectively because the mock polls closing December,” he said all thru the livestream of the event at the Diamond Resort in Manila.

“As we bear said earlier before after we behavior our trusted build in Huntsville, Alabama if there’s a bear to bear the trusted build on narrative of of some components which involves offer code then we bear to bear one other trusted build,” he added.

Last month, the essential trusted build of the AES, in conjunction with the elections administration machine (EMS) used to be done by global systems and utility testing agency, Pro V&V in the USA.

“When it comes to our EMS, there’s no complications with our EMS which involves the configuration of our machine. In our CCS there are some components to be resolved which involve offer code so as that is why we bear to bear one other trusted build as effectively as in our VCMs,” Casquejo said.

Casquejo said Thursday’s event lasted for four hours. The provision codes were saved in flash drives and were sealed in envelopes to be escrowed at the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas.

The envelopes were temporarily saved at the essential Comelec administrative center in Intramuros, Manila.

The EMS compiles the number and profile of registered voters, their geographic locations, polling precinct files, among others, all of that are obligatory in designing the tremendous ballots.

The CCS does the automatic tallying and monitoring of files bought from polling precincts and decrease phases of board of canvassers.

The “trusted build” is the strategy of assembling the total program that can govern the total AES the utilization of the reviewed parts. (PNA)

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