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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.

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The rise of digital public infrastructure boosts India towards an $8T GDP by 2030

India’s advances in digital modernization have taken an enormous rise with the advent of digital public infrastructure (DPI), known as…

Mar 29, 2024

Major League Baseball’s biometric ticketing collects 6K opening day hits

Fans entered a stadium with biometrics during the opening day of the 2024 Major League Baseball (MLB) season, one of…

Mar 19, 2024

NEC updates NeoFace Reveal with new interface and facial recognition tools

NEC’s flagship facial recognition product, NeoFace Reveal, has been updated to Version 5, adding a new user interface, improved image…

Feb 12, 2024

NEC facial recognition takes top score in half of latest NIST 1:N test categories

NEC has claimed the highest biometric accuracy score in four of eight categories in the latest assessment from the U.S….

Jan 30, 2024

More airport biometric checks from NEC, Clear, Idemia I&S

While the world’s travel destinations bounce back from the post-pandemic tourism slowdown, airports across the world are investing in new…

Jan 19, 2024

NEC showcases face biometrics system that takes vital signs

Biometrics developer and electronics giant NEC has presented a new facial recognition product that can take vital signs from individuals…

Jan 15, 2024

NEC America biometrics software approved for Texas state contracts

Texas-based NEC Corporation of America is setting itself up for more contracts with U.S. state governments, earning Level 2 Certification…

Dec 14, 2023

UK police use of facial recognition probed by lawmakers

Police in the UK have been ramping up the use of facial recognition technology with plans for further rollouts in…

Nov 20, 2023

UK police plan nationwide rollout of NEC facial recognition on mobile phones

Police in the United Kingdom are planning to identify criminals by taking their photos with mobile phones and running them…

Nov 15, 2023

NEC partners with I3 on responsible forensic biometrics training

NEC America has announced an agreement with Ideal Innovations Inc. to facilitate training for the responsible use of facial recognition…

Nov 14, 2023

Mastercard to use NEC ID verification in biometric payment system

Mastercard and NEC Corporation announced it will implement NEC face biometrics and liveness detection into Mastercard’s payment system to improve…

Sep 18, 2023

NEC infant fingerprinting system approaches move from vaccination delivery to legal ID

ID Day was held this past Saturday, September 16, in recognition of United Nations Sustainable Development Goal 16’s target 9;…

Sep 1, 2023

India embraces facial recognition for smart city, railways

NEC Corporation India has launched the latest smart city project in Tirupati, India, on behalf of Tirupati Smart City Corporation…

Jul 12, 2023

Newer algorithms join incumbent facial recognition developers among accuracy leaders

A series of new facial recognition algorithms submitted to the U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology for its Face…

Jul 11, 2023

Manufacturer deploys NEC face biometrics for employee parking in Vietnam

Japanese manufacturer Yazaki is set to use face biometrics from NEC Vietnam to enhance the employee parking experience at one…

Jun 9, 2023

Face biometrics deployed for cardless ATM transactions at Japan’s Seven-Elevens

By as early as March 2024, Japan’s Seven Bank will allow customers to make deposits and withdrawals using facial recognition…

Jun 8, 2023

Pilot phase of biometric vaccination system for Kenyan newborns goes live

The rollout of a biometric system to manage the vaccination journey of children below the age of five years in…

May 26, 2023

UK MPs examine Met police use of facial recognition

The facial recognition system used by the UK’s largest police force is “very accurate”  but when live facial recognition is…

May 8, 2023

Digital ID helping at least one large firm out of doldrums

There are signs of growth among digital ID players, as earnings season continues. Thales executives, reporting sales and order intake,…

Apr 20, 2023

PayPay and Yahoo! Japan launch face biometrics payments at convenience store

Japanese e-payment service firm PayPay is working with Yahoo! Japan to test a face biometrics payment platform at Yahoo! Mart…

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Face recognition has improved leaps and bounds in the last five years. From a technology once associated with science fiction…

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