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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…

 

Alibaba explains development of facial biometric access control system for people wearing masks

Alibaba has trained an “eye recognition” algorithm along with a mask detection model to perform biometric identification of people wearing…

 

Everlight launches infrared LED for facial recognition in connected cars

LED and optoelectronics maker Everlight Electronics has launched three new infrared products to support driver facial recognition and other smart…

 

Shanghai deploys smart city system with biometric facial recognition from Alibaba

Shanghai has deployed Alibaba Group Holding’s City Brain public surveillance system with 1,100 biometric facial recognition cameras and drones to…

 

Facial recognition tech features prominently in futuristic Alibaba hotel

Facial recognition technology is a prominent feature of Alibaba’s futuristic “FlyZoo” hotel, enabling biometric check-in, elevator and room door access,…

 

IPO and $2B funding round could be coming for Chinese AI biometrics unicorns

Megvii is considering making an initial public offering on the Hong Kong stock exchange to raise up to $1 billion…

 

Facial recognition competition heating up as Megvii reported in talks with Alibaba to raise $500M

Megvii is seeking at least $500 million in new funding, and is in talks with Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. and…

 

Majority of payments to Alibaba for world’s biggest online shopping day verified with biometrics

November 11 is known as “Singles Day” in China, and is the biggest day of the year for retailers in…

 

Fliggy launches facial recognition ticketing for tourist destinations

Alababa’s online travel agency Fliggy has launched facial recognition ticketing at Xixi National Wetland Park in Hangzhou as the first…

 

Alibaba subsidiary and Shiji integrate facial biometric check-in at 50 hotels in China

Hotel information system provider Shiji and Alibaba’s Fliggy (formerly AliTrip) have integrated facial authentication for hotel check-in and credit authorization…

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