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SenseTime launches education brand to foster AI talent

SenseTime has launched a new series of artificial intelligence solutions for the education sector, as the face biometrics company pursues a…

Aug 27, 2020

European Conference on Computer Vision selects 60 SenseTime papers, face biometrics bias challenge held

SenseTime has announced that 60 papers authored or co-authored by its employees, several with implications for biometric technology, have been accepted…

Aug 19, 2020

SenseTime’s biometrics business grows during COVID-19 despite U.S. ban

Despite being included on the U.S. Entity List of blacklisted Chinese companies, SenseTime’s business has been flourishing in China, where…

Jul 31, 2020

Biometrics giant SenseTime rumored to be planning Shanghai IPO at $10B valuation

Just days after SenseTime and other Chinese biometric facial recognition leaders were reported to be recovering well from the effects…

Jul 29, 2020

Biometrics unicorns Megvii and SenseTime’s revenues reportedly bounced back from Entity List impact

Top Chinese biometrics unicorns Megvii and SenseTime are not experiencing prolonged difficulty raising funds or winning foreign contracts despite the blocks put…

Jul 2, 2020

Chinese researchers take top honors in cartoon face recognition challenge

A Chinese entertainment company last week announced the winners of its challenge to write biometric algorithm models that can detect…

Jun 23, 2020

Face and voice biometrics providers in China boosted by AI market growth, Megvii works on robot network

With $2.89 billion registered in 2019, IDC reports the AI software and application market in China is forecast to grow…

Jun 2, 2020

Trust Stamp to file for €29M IPO in Ireland, delayed SenseTime offering may face long wait

An authentication and a biometrics provider have each been planning initial public offerings on different continents, but one is expected…

May 15, 2020

CloudWalk raises $250M and plans IPO as biometrics firms flourish in China during pandemic response

CloudWalk has raised RMB 1.8 billion (US$254 million) in funding from a group of provincial and municipal funds in China to…

Mar 23, 2020

Biometric checks and facial recognition payments to support social distancing, fight spread of covid-19

(Image of Ver-ID courtesy of Applied Recognition) Face biometrics continue to be implemented around the world to support social distancing…

Mar 18, 2020

SenseTime postpones plan for potential blockbuster biometrics IPO, seeks private funding

SenseTime has decided to postpone its Hong Kong IPO of up to $750 million following the global aftermath of the…

Feb 11, 2020

LG CNS collaborates with SenseTime on biometric entry service unaffected by masks

LG subsidiary LG CNS announced it has deployed artificial intelligence-based biometric facial recognition technology from Chinese company SenseTime on 26…

Feb 10, 2020

SenseTime develops biometric identification system for masked faces as Chinese companies adapt to crisis

The Coronavirus outbreak is providing challenges for Chinese authorities that may also be opportunities for biometrics companies like SenseTime and…

Dec 9, 2019

SenseTime forecasts facial recognition revenue increase despite U.S. ban

Despite being included on the U.S. Government’s Entity List alongside 27 other tech companies, SenseTime is rumored to register some…

Nov 28, 2019

SenseTime to lead Chinese working group setting facial biometrics standards

A national-level working group led by SenseTime has convened in China to set standards for biometric facial recognition, as privacy…

Oct 9, 2019

Goldman Sachs reconsiders support of Megvii IPO, MIT reevaluates SenseTime link

Megvii IPO sponsor Goldman Sachs Group has decided to reconsider its role in the biometrics unicorn’s initial public offering, after…

Oct 8, 2019

U.S. drops Entity List hammer on Chinese facial recognition unicorns and biometrics providers

The U.S. Government has added 28 organizations to its Entity List, banning major biometrics companies including Dahua, Hikvision, iFlytek, Megvii,…

Sep 30, 2019

Sensetime partners with China Tower for massive biometric video surveillance network

Sensetime has formed a partnership with network infrastructure provider China Tower to implement a massive video surveillance network with biometric…

Sep 13, 2019

High traffic identification tops this week’s biometrics and digital ID news

Progress in Nigeria and in airport biometrics systems make up several of the most popular articles on Biometric Update this…

Sep 5, 2019

Facial recognition giants unveil new technologies at World AI Conference

Facial biometrics unicorn SenseTime is opening a new Chinese headquarters in Shanghai, the company announced at the World Artificial Intelligence…

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