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TSA to stand up airport digital ID app as aviation sector deploys biometrics and temperature checks

New apps and solutions utilizing biometrics to facilitate safe air travel continue to be launched and implemented, and the TSA…

Jul 30, 2020

Signzy hiring dozens to respond to video eKYC demand, biometrics industry appointments announced

Several biometrics providers have added new leaders to their teams, with StoneLock appointing a new GM, Acceptto welcoming a new…

Jul 29, 2020

NEC announces global biometrics collaborations with Realeyes, Futurex

NEC Corporation has entered an alliance with Realeyes to develop and distribute biometric emotion analysis solutions globally, the company announced….

Jul 21, 2020

NEC partners with SITA for touchless airport biometrics, celebrates 121 years of innovation

NEC Corporation and SITA have entered a global agreement to roll out a walk-through, contactless digital identity solution for airports…

Jul 17, 2020

Biometric wearables, temperature monitoring and digital health credentials for safe return to work, play

The waves of biometric and body temperature screening technologies launched to support returns to relatively normal social interaction at work…

Jul 14, 2020

Biometric facial recognition contracts from Indian government for police and railways face eligibility questions

Only independent companies and joint ventures will be able to bid on India’s Automated Facial Recognition System, not consortiums, companies…

Jul 13, 2020

Real-time facial biometrics for COVID-19 response piloted at NEC headquarters and launched by Herta

NEC is using its own biometric facial recognition technology with mask detection and infrared body temperature scanning as part of…

Jul 9, 2020

Payments with face biometrics for vending machines and transit, iris recognition at shops unveiled

NEC’s Bio-IDiom facial recognition technology has been integrated by Japanese vending machine operator DyDo, known for automated retail devices that…

Jul 3, 2020

NEC tells UK court facial biometrics not scraped from internet, but declines training dataset details

Biometric templates used by NEC for facial recognition are unique to the company and cannot be shared with or used by…

Jun 26, 2020

Contactless biometrics with temperature screening pitched by FlowCentric and Eldir, NEC

South Africa’s FlowCentric and Eldir have jointly developed a facial recognition and thermal detection solution for access control to help business…

Jun 1, 2020

Biometrics startup Oloid raises $5M, among several providers launching contactless temperature scanning

An AI startup has emerged from stealth with a $5 million funding announcement and the launch of a platform providing…

May 22, 2020

Touchless biometrics terminal for multimodal authentication with face and iris released by NEC

NEC has introduced a touchless, multimodal biometric authentication terminal with high precision face and iris recognition technologies for a variety…

May 12, 2020

Idex raises over $10M as biometrics companies report mix of revenue gains and optimism

The stock market continues to reflect an encouraging path ahead for biometrics companies, as Idex Biometrics has raised funds to…

May 8, 2020

NEC launches dual face biometric and fever detection system for access control

In a heavyweight addition to the increasingly-crowded market for fever detection and biometric facial recognition technology, NEC has launched NeoFace…

May 5, 2020

NEC describes new I:Delight platform for touchless biometrics, signs Australia smart city deal

Solutions to support the “new normal” of public health concern must make touchpoints contactless and provide a scalable biometric platform…

May 4, 2020

NEC facial biometrics secure the LPGA, identifies Australian WW1 soldiers

After the Ladies Professional Golf Association (LPGA) tournament series in the U.S. was postponed due to coronavirus concerns, Mike Whan,…

Apr 27, 2020

Biometric facial recognition app released by NEC, Kiwi developers to monitor coronavirus

To stop the spread of coronavirus, NEC has partnered with software developers in New Zealand to develop NEC iQuarantine, a…

Apr 21, 2020

TSA and NEC experts talk biometrics in latest IBIA podcast

The U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is still defining the role of biometrics in domestic air travel, but will move…

Apr 14, 2020

Toronto Police talk responsible use of NEC facial recognition in first case to identify murderers

The initial use of the Toronto Police Service’s facial recognition is examined in some depth by The Toronto Star, which…

Apr 7, 2020

Japanese companies introduce contactless biometric solutions amid coronavirus fear

Aware of consumers fear of touching objects in public, Japanese companies have actively started researching and developing new biometric products…

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