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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

 

Biometrics continue to enhance airport security, traveler experience

Several airlines and airports around the world are involved new biometrics projects designed to increase security and create contactless traveler…

Dec 19, 2022

NEC, Suprema each expand ops teams, Beyond Identity and Veridas hire tech talent

Several companies in the biometric space have recently completed new hires and/or expanded their teams. The first is NEC Corporation…

Dec 8, 2022

NEC, Alcatraz AI deliver new facial recognition solutions for more efficient access control

Facial recognition tools are being introduced to ease congestion and manage access control at events and other venues, according to…

Nov 1, 2022

NEC in talks with researchers commercializing infant fingerprint biometrics scanner

The developer of a device for capturing infants’ fingerprint biometrics is working towards commercialization as one of its co-founders prepares…

Oct 25, 2022

Ears are big for consumer biometrics

So far, ears are the only orifices of the human body that biometric sensors enter to do their work, and…

Oct 19, 2022

ABIS contracts are swirling in Southeast Asia. NEC and Totm sign biometrics deals

A pair of biometric identification contracts in Southeast Asia have been signed, one in Indonesia by Totm and another in…

Oct 13, 2022

NEC America promotes public sector leader to engage government, biometrics provider groups

NEC has promoted Brent Bombach to vice president and head of government relations and public policy, amid several senior leadership…

Aug 24, 2022

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…

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