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Majority of payments to Alibaba for world’s biggest online shopping day verified with biometrics

November 11 is known as “Singles Day” in China, and is the biggest day of the year for retailers in…

 

Fliggy launches facial recognition ticketing for tourist destinations

Alababa’s online travel agency Fliggy has launched facial recognition ticketing at Xixi National Wetland Park in Hangzhou as the first…

 

Alibaba subsidiary and Shiji integrate facial biometric check-in at 50 hotels in China

Hotel information system provider Shiji and Alibaba’s Fliggy (formerly AliTrip) have integrated facial authentication for hotel check-in and credit authorization…

 

Alibaba and TAS partner to bring facial and voice recognition to Australian financial sector

Alibaba Cloud and Australian technology provider TAS have formed a partnership to bring Alibaba’s facial recognition, artificial intelligence, and data…

 

Etron supplying visual sensor modules to self-service Alibaba store

Alibaba online payment arm Ant Financial has adopted 3D wide-angle sensor-based recognition modules from Taiwanese integrated circuit designer Etron for…

 

Alibaba and SenseTime partner for Hong Kong AI accelerator

Alibaba Group, SenseTime, and the Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corp. (HKSTP) have partnered to create a new accelerator…

 

Orbbec raises $200 million in funding round led by Ant Financial

3D motion sensor company Orbbec has raised $200 million in a Series D funding round led by Alibaba Group investment…

 

Biometrics industry stocks this week

Not even a full month into the new year and already stock indexes have topped the predictions for full year…

 

Alibaba speech and facial recognition tech to be deployed in Shanghai subway system

Speech and facial recognition technologies developed by Alibaba will be deployed in Shanghai subway system, according to a report in…

 

Alibaba looking to be largest backer of facial recognition firm SenseTime

Bloomberg is reporting that Alibaba is in discussions to invest about $227M USD and become the largest backer of Chinese…

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