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Website: cloudwalk.cn

CloudWalk Technology Co. Ltd. is a Guangzhou, China-based developer of facial recognition software.

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CloudWalk joins $421M funding round for chipmaker amid potential AI pivot

China-based facial recognition software firm CloudWalk has joined a 3-billion-yuan (US$421 million) series D round for ESWIN Computer, also based…

Oct 7, 2022

US goes deeper with list of Chinese tech firms allegedly working on military products

Thirteen names have been added to the U.S. Defense Department’s list of companies that are considered to be fronts for…

Jun 14, 2022

CloudWalk has Zimbabwean’s face biometrics, but trust in voter roll still lacking

Step by slow step, China’s facial recognition firm CloudWalk Technology is getting nearer to a database of all Zimbabwean registered…

Dec 16, 2021

Megvii, CloudWalk, Yitu to join SenseTime on US investment blacklist

U.S. investors are to be barred from investing in eight more Chinese firms alleged to be involved in abuses in…

Nov 24, 2021

Clearview joins leaders in NIST face biometrics accuracy testing

The face biometrics algorithms scoring the highest accuracy in the latest benchmark from the U.S. National Institute of Standards and…

Nov 9, 2021

China’s biometrics sector faces interesting hurdles but it’s not slowing soon

An investigative article out of China indicates that four biometrics unicorns in that country face substantial problems meeting earlier market…

Jul 22, 2021

CloudWalk accepted for potential $580M biometrics IPO on Shanghai Star Market

A race to launch a public stock offering appears to be shaping up between China’s four face biometrics unicorns, with…

Jun 21, 2021

Not smarting from US sanctions, SenseTime says its IPO is on again

Face biometrics giant SenseTime is again pushing forward with a planned IPO. Expected to raise as much as $2 billion…

Jun 14, 2021

Ipsidy rebrands to reflect biometric authentication focus, prepares for uplist

Ipsidy is now known as authID.ai in a rebrand amid a flurry of organizational moves by the biometric authentication provider….

Mar 12, 2021

AnyVision facial recognition scores among FRVT 1:1 leaders, CloudWalk revealed as MoonTime developer

AnyVision has earned top rankings for biometric accuracy across all five category groups in the latest Face Recognition Vendor Test…

Dec 7, 2020

China’s biometrics unicorns on the move as CloudWalk applies for $573M IPO

Chinese face biometrics and artificial intelligence solutions provider CloudWalk is working towards initial public offering on the Shanghai stock exchange…

Jun 23, 2020

Face and voice biometrics providers in China boosted by AI market growth, Megvii works on robot network

With $2.89 billion registered in 2019, IDC reports the AI software and application market in China is forecast to grow…

May 26, 2020

Chinese government and biometrics suppliers respond to U.S. Entity List expansion

State publication China Daily reports expert opinion that the addition of 33 new companies, including five biometrics providers, to the U.S….

May 22, 2020

Biometrics providers among Chinese companies added to U.S. Entity List for rights abuses

Biometrics firms are again prominent among new companies based in China added to the U.S. Government’s Entity List, restricting their…

May 15, 2020

CloudWalk raises $250M and plans IPO as biometrics firms flourish in China during pandemic response

CloudWalk has raised RMB 1.8 billion (US$254 million) in funding from a group of provincial and municipal funds in China to…

Nov 20, 2019

Universal Beijing to use facial recognition throughout theme park as CloudWalk VP urges privacy balance

Biometric facial recognition will be used throughout the new Universal Beijing theme park under a strategic partnership with Alibaba, Universal…

Mar 12, 2019

CloudWalk re-identification technology extends facial biometric tracking with improved accuracy

CloudWalk has developed re-identification technology that can track a person by clothing, hairstyle, and posture, to extend and supplement facial…

Oct 9, 2018

CloudWalk raises over $500 million to support AI and big data technology development

CloudWalk Technology has raised RMB 1 billion (US$140 million) in a Series B+ financing round to support research related to…

Aug 14, 2018

Global market for facial recognition devices to surpass $7 billion by 2025, led by CloudWalk

China will dominate the global market for facial recognition devices, with a 44.59 percent share by 2023, as CloudWalk leads…

May 18, 2018

Implementation of CloudWalk facial recognition technology in Zimbabwe progressing in stages

Details are emerging about the recently signed strategic cooperation agreement between CloudWalk Technology Co. and the government of Zimbabwe to…

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