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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


UK police test out NEC’s facial recognition solution

A police force in an English midlands county have been testing out NEC Corporation of America’s facial recognition technology, which…

Jul 16, 2014

NEC’s face recognition technology tops NIST testing again

NEC Corporation announced that, for the third consecutive time, its face recognition technology was ranked the highest in performance in…

Jun 2, 2014

NEC launches new solutions for detecting signs of unusual activity, utilizes biometrics

NEC has just announced the launch of MAG1C, a new solution for analyzing information from sources that include social networks, video…

May 1, 2014

NEC to demo facial recognition, contactless biometric finger scanner at IFSEC 2014

NEC has announced that it will be showcasing its latest range of intelligent security and biometric solutions, including its facial recognition…

Apr 26, 2014

Top Biometrics News Stories, Week of April 26

Biometrics Week in Review: Cross Match acquires DigitalPersona, update on SmartMetric’s biometrics-activated card, NEC’s facial recognition PC unlock app, Samsung…

Apr 22, 2014

NEC launches facial recognition PC unlock app, plans to sell to companies and government agencies

NEC has launched a new biometric facial recognition system for computer unlocking tasks. The new app, called NeoFace Monitor, uses NEC’s…

Mar 25, 2014

NEC to showcase biometric and security solutions at ISNR 2014

NEC has announced that it will showcase its latest range of physical and cybersecurity solutions for a wide range of enterprise…

Feb 14, 2014

NEC Australia deploys mobile fingerprint solution for South Australian Police

NEC Australia has announced the development and deployment of a mobile fingerprint solution for the South Australia Police. This is the…

Feb 7, 2014

NEC Corporation of America joins IJIS Institute as sustaining member

The NEC Corporation of America has announced that it has joined the IJIS Institute, a non-profit that focuses on mission-critical information…

Jan 15, 2014

NEC to showcase integrated security solutions at Intersec 2014

NEC has just announced that it will showcase a wide range of its security solutions, including its biometric and cyber security…

Jan 14, 2014

NEC gets Frost & Sullivan customer value leadership award

Frost & Sullivan has recognized NEC with the 2014 Global Frost & Sullivan Award for Customer Value Leadership for its facial recognition…

Jun 24, 2013

NEC launches two new facial recognition tools for hospitality industry

NEC is set to introduce a new biometrics-based solution for the hospitality industry, during the Hospitality Industry Technology Expo & Conference,…

Jun 18, 2013

NeoFace identifies Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in MSU marathon bombing simulation study

NEC’s NeoFace facial recognition software was recently able to identify Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, a suspect from the recent Boston Marathon Bombing, from footage of…

Jun 12, 2013

NEC completes HIPAA security audit

NEC Corporation of America has just completed an independent audit that complies with all HIPAA guidelines for security assessment. According to the…

May 13, 2013

Facial recognition automated control gates processing passengers at Dublin Airport

The Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service and the Dublin Airport Authority have installed an automated border control system from SITA at…

Apr 25, 2013

Cross Match provides palm scanners to NEC for Japanese national law enforcement

Cross Match Technologies has announced that a custom version of its L SCAN 500P palm scanner has been delivered to NEC for…

Mar 21, 2013

NEC provides biometric security system for pilot test at Narita International Airport

NEC is providing a security system for field trials of a “Non-stop Gate” system being carried out by Narita International…

Nov 15, 2012

Facial recognition service profiles customer habits, age, gender

Facial recognition technology is popping up everywhere: at the border, on your phone, at a red light and now, in…

Oct 26, 2012

SITA joins NEC Europe to provide biometric automated border control

SITA, the air transport IT specialist, and NEC Europe, leaders in biometric technology, announced an agreement to jointly provide an…

Oct 4, 2012

ANZ to examine use of biometrics for everyday banking

Australian and New Zealand bank ANZ will introduce new technologies including near field communication and will seriously consider implementing biometrics…

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