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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

 

SITA Smart Path biometrics launched for domestic US passengers as airport investments accelerate

SITA has announced a new deployment of its face biometrics for several domestic passenger processes, while Tampa is currently installing…

Mar 30, 2021

NEC industry-tailored biometrics awarded by Frost & Sullivan, Ambiq and BIO-key technologies honored

Vertical-specific biometrics from NEC have been recognized by Frost & Sullivan among its Growth Innovation Leadership best practices awards. NEC…

Mar 29, 2021

BioRugged, Panini and NEC America add employees, Biometrics Institute recruiting

BioRugged has hired Siphiwe Ngwenya as an Android Developer and Project Support Specialist for its biometric solutions. Ngwenya was a…

Mar 19, 2021

NEC revealed as biometrics provider for US base amid public relations moves, award

NEC and its national subsidiaries have been busy, with a biometrics deployment, marketing campaigns in the U.S. and India, an…

Mar 18, 2021

Airport biometrics launched for contactless boarding, bag drop, lounge access and border checks

Biometrics implementations by Idemia in Brazil, American Airlines at DFW, NEC in Japan and Romania’s Border Police are rolling out…

Mar 11, 2021

NEC advises business on using its biometric workplace solution for safe and compliant reopening

NEC says that a “robust” biometric visitor and employee management solution can help keep business premises and organizations safe and…

Mar 10, 2021

NEC America explains top biometric accuracy finish for masked faces in DHS Rally

NEC Corporation of America’s face biometrics outperformed the median competition by 19 percent for identifying subjects wearing masks in the…

Mar 9, 2021

Japan’s Shizuoka prefecture trials secure face biometric payments from VeriTrans and NEC

Secure, convenient, cashless and contactless biometric payment solution VeriTrans4G is being deployed on a Proof of Concept (PoC) basis between…

Feb 22, 2021

NEC, Microsoft executives to lead SIA’s new biometrics advisory board

The Security Industry Association (SIA) has named a new chair and vice chair who will head its Identity and Biometric…

Feb 11, 2021

Smart Engines OCR technology integrated with two biometric onboarding systems

Smart Engines’ identity document recognition technology has been adopted by Oman Arab Bank (OAB) as part of biometric user onboarding…

Feb 1, 2021

Soft market conditions hit biometrics revenues but fundraising, deals foreshadow expected bounce

Earnings reports by publicly-traded companies that provide biometrics are showing some effect from the generalized financial turmoil of the pandemic….

Jan 28, 2021

NEC CTO sees boost to biometrics and AI R&D from pandemic as potential Olympics push looms

NEC Chief Technology Officer (CTO) Motoo Nishihara said the COVID-19 pandemic has greatly increased the speed of development of face…

Jan 19, 2021

NEC targets major sales year for biometrics and touchless interactions in 2021

With mask-wearing relatively common among those with allergies in Japan even prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, NEC  was already working…

Jan 4, 2021

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…

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