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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

 

4 digital identity firms appoint new VPs, Okta expands board

Several biometrics providers have completed new executive hires over the last week. NEC Corporation of America welcomed Gary Lac as…

Jul 14, 2022

British police deploy live facial recognition, license plate recognition to make 11 arrests

British police operating in London and the northwest of England recently used live facial recognition (LFR), operator initiated facial recognition…

Jul 5, 2022

Secunet deploys biometrics for EES border control at Zurich Airport, NEC supplies Hong Kong

German security and biometrics firm Secunet will equip Zurich Airport in Switzerland with its technologies to make the facility compliant…

Jul 4, 2022

NEC biometrics experts discuss accuracy headway following science and technology commendation

NEC strives to continue reducing biometrics error rates towards zero as it outlines the efforts and challenges that have led…

Jun 3, 2022

Growing biometrics providers unveil leadership appointments: Phonexia, Corsight, NEC America

Facial recognition specialist Corsight hires a new chief financial officer, Moshe Fink, as part of the firm’s continuing growth. Corsight recently…

May 31, 2022

India’s Telangana minister talks public facial recognition trust on WEF panel

The development, deployment and use of artificial intelligence-based technologies such as facial recognition is spreading like wildfire across the world…

May 17, 2022

Miami International Airport plans for biometric boarding at all gates by 2023

Miami International Airport (MIA) says all of its passenger gates will feature face biometric boarding by 2023 to forge what the…

May 17, 2022

Mastercard launches retail biometrics program with Brazil pilot

Mastercard launches its Biometric Checkout Program for ‘pay by smile’ facial recognition payment authentication with Brazil’s Payface at five São Paulo…

Apr 29, 2022

New biometrics deployments at US, Greek, German airports

Updates and new data show steady growth in biometric applications for air travel, with a new survey from Ipsos revealing…

Apr 28, 2022

NEC enrolls biometrics of 50M Vietnamese for ID authentication

Around 50 million Vietnamese have had their biometrics captured for ID authentication as the country is modernizing its digital ID…

Apr 11, 2022

NEC, Hitachi biometrics planned for payments, hospitality check-in in Japan

NEC has partnered with Osaka Metro to bring face biometrics-powered payments to retail stores, starting with a pop-up shop it…

Apr 11, 2022

Honors and recognition for Jumio, Socure, Alcatraz AI, NEC, Prove, Experian, Canaria

Biometrics solution providers Alcatraz AI, Jumio, Experian, Prove, Canaria Technologies, NEC and Socure have earned different recognitions for the quality…

Apr 6, 2022

Face biometrics for payments continue advance with PopID-Visa partnership

PopID has recently entered a new collaboration with Visa to launch its PopPay face biometrics-powered payments solution in the Middle…

Apr 1, 2022

NEC Corporation of America gains ISO/IEC 27001 compliance

NEC Corporation of America, a subsidiary of NEC, has acquired ISO/IEC 27001 accreditation from independent certification body NQA for the…

Mar 16, 2022

Brunei gets facial recognition system from NEC to improve security

Authorities in Brunei have received facial recognition technology from NEC as part of efforts by the Department of Internal Security…

Mar 4, 2022

Oracle, NEC tell their lawyers to take a break, settle suit involving biometrics software

There is one fewer courtroom drama involving biometrics. Database software monolith Oracle and Japanese electronics giant NEC have notified a…

Feb 2, 2022

NEC America facial recognition adopted by Canadian police force

NEC Corporation of America says it will work alongside an FBI-affiliated security group to combat human trafficking, while a Canadian…

Jan 5, 2022

Easier queues with biometrics, touchless check-ins set to reach more airports

An acquisition by Clear, a super app service developed with Vision-Box, and the growth of HID Global’s airport IAM platform…

Dec 20, 2021

Startup support for biometrics and AI development: Intema joins Nvidia Inception, new NEC fund

Intema, a subsidiary of Russian company MTS AI, has announced that its US$100 million AI accelerator program for education has…

Dec 17, 2021

NEC streamlines 1:N biometric matches for homomorphic encryption to protect data

Homomorphic encryption for biometric matching holds the promise of data protection even in use, and NEC Corporation is the latest technology…

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