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New Hong Kong biometric digital ID app provides access to 20 public services

The city of Hong Kong released a new biometric smartphone app last week providing residents with access to 20 different…

 

Biometrics, drones and robotic guards: Inside Hong Kong’s first ‘smart prison’

Tai Tam Gap Correctional Institution in Shek O, Hong Kong, is to become the city’s first smart prison in 2021,…

 

China wants covid swabs. Hong Kong fears biometric spying

In a stark example of how authoritarian biometrics policies designed to enforce order can instead cause instability, Hong Kongers are…

 

China goes beyond face recognition to take DNA swabs of Hong Kong protesters

The Chinese government seems intent on demonstrating the darkest fears people have about biometric surveillance. Bloomberg is reporting on DNA confiscation…

 

Zwipe reaches biometric payment cards partnership for Hong Kong market, proposes board members

Zwipe has reached a partnership agreement with card manufacturer Toppan Forms Card Technologies Limited to collaborate on biometric payments card…

 

Daon, Tradelink deliver biometric passwordless authentication for Hong Kong betting apps

Following a multi-year partnership to develop innovative technology in the region, Daon and Tradelink are now delivering biometric passwordless authentication…

 

Advisory board in Hong Kong tells Beijing to back off cameras in smart lamp posts

In an illustration — perhaps unique — of how critical trust is to new communications technology, an advisory committee in…

 

Megvii to refile for lapsed blockbuster biometrics IPO in Hong Kong by end of March

Although currently still on a U.S. blacklist, biometrics unicorn Megvii is refiling for the Hong Kong IPO, writes Reuters, after…

 

Megvii gets green light for $500 million Hong Kong IPO

Chinese artificial intelligence unicorn Megvii received a green light from the stock exchange for $500 million Hong Kong IPO, Reuters…

 

Megvii advances approval request for blockbuster biometric IPO in Hong Kong

Despite being placed on the U.S. government blacklist for its biometric facial recognition platform Face++, alongside other Chinese technology developers…

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