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NEC (stock info) is the global leader in the field of biometric authentication, bringing the best of their class in the world, providing the most suitable solutions to customers’ needs in six areas—face recognition, iris recognition, fingerprint/palmprint recognition, voice recognition and ear acoustic authentication. In addition, by combining multiple biometric authentication systems, NEC’s solutions bring about even more robust security, creating a safe, secure and seamless future cities.

NEC Biometrics News

 

IPO, financing and biometrics stock price hike signal optimism for growth year ahead

A series of announcements made over the holidays clearly indicate the momentum of investment in the biometrics market. Biodit has…

Dec 16, 2020

Certification and audit framework for face biometrics in aviation pitched by World Economic Forum

The World Economic Forum has launched a toolkit and certification framework that it says has been shown in testing to…

Dec 14, 2020

Idemia chosen for Iceland’s biometric border checks, more CBP facial recognition rollouts

A series of new biometrics deployments have been announced by CBP at U.S. borders, while Idemia’s technology has been chosen…

Dec 7, 2020

IdTA members to guide SIA’s new identity and biometric technology advisory board

Some major companies in the biometrics and identity solutions industry are joining the U.S.’ Security Industry Association (SIA) and will…

Nov 25, 2020

SITA, Nagarro and NEC each help airport partners expand face biometrics

Etihad Airways is trialing face biometrics from SITA to check cabin crew into the Crew Briefing Centre at Abu Dhabi…

Nov 18, 2020

Star Alliance selects NEC biometrics as airport ID verification integrations advance

Star Alliance has completed the development of a platform for interoperable biometric identification to improve the travel experience of its…

Nov 6, 2020

Selfie biometrics provided by NEC for SIM registration and by Jumio for e-scooters

Rakuten says it is the first mobile carrier service in Japan to introduce digital KYC checks by introducing an ID…

Nov 2, 2020

NEC facial recognition deployed for tests to ensure spectator safety at Japan sports venues

Authorities in Japan say they are carrying out biometrics-based tests to determine the possibility of increasing the number of spectators…

Oct 27, 2020

Biometrics stocks update: NEC positioning, SuperCom warning and a wild ride for BrainChip

Three NEC divisions have made announcements related to biometrics and digital identity, while SuperCom has issued notification about a stock-price…

Oct 26, 2020

Anviz intros biometric temperature screening, Digital Ally partners to help businesses reopen

Anviz has launched a pair of new facial recognition solutions for biometric access control and workforce management to help protect businesses…

Oct 12, 2020

New Zealand to make NEC face biometrics available to public, private organizations

The Department of Internal Affairs in New Zealand has signed a contract with U.S. giant DXC Technology to make face…

Oct 9, 2020

NEC New Zealand and JNCTN to bring together biometrics and cloud digital identity tools

NEC New Zealand has announced a new biometrics partnership with identity and credential management solutions firm JNCTN on Tuesday. The…

Oct 5, 2020

NEC acquires Avaloq for $2.2B to combine biometrics and analytics with cloud services for digital transformation

NEC has announced the acquisition of Swiss financial software company Avaloq Group AG to integrate its biometrics and artificial intelligence technologies…

Oct 2, 2020

NEC supplies face recognition for cashless payments pilot at 30 locations in Toyama, Japan

Digital Garage subsidiary VeriTrans is providing a biometric facial recognition payment service in partnership with NEC for a pilot program in…

Sep 29, 2020

NEC features biometric technology at new Malaysian office, details touchless airport screening partnerships

NEC has provided details on a previously-announced biometrics partnership and another for body temperature screening, and has announced the opening of…

Sep 29, 2020

A laser hits finger veins with a ‘poof,’ and a new biometric tool is born

A team of academic and industry researchers say they have created a biometric scanner that uses light and sound to…

Sep 28, 2020

Tokyo Olympics considering biometric facial recognition for contact tracing, NEC likely supplier

Biometrics may be used for contact tracing at the upcoming Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, The Japan Times reports, to prevent…

Sep 24, 2020

NEC and The Face Recognition Company each upgrade biometric systems accuracy for masked faces

NEC Corporation has launched a new biometric facial recognition engine for improved accuracy when matching people wearing masks. The company’s facial…

Sep 14, 2020

Biometrics and AI to help retail recovery being developed, launched and tested around the world

Solutions with facial recognition and other biometrics to restore the fortunes of physical retailers are being developed, funded and trialed…

Sep 8, 2020

Airport biometrics update: NEC collaborates with Japan Airlines, Vision-Box in Dubai, biometric entry at LAX

A series of new deployments of airport biometrics have been announced, including technologies from NEC and Vision-Box. Collins Aerospace, meanwhile,…

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