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UK panel sketches the reach of ethnicity recognition systems across China

The scale of systems behind China’s alleged persecution of minorities — chiefly Uyghurs — continue to beggar the imagination. The…

 

Biometric payments on the rise, with face, iris, and fingerprint recognition deployments

Several companies have released new biometric payment platforms or unveiled new projects and data this week. Veritran unveiled a new…

 

Huawei, Megvii, SenseTime patents describing biometric ethnicity detection, tracking revealed

Huawei and other China-based firms have attempted to protect technologies related to their ethnicity-tracking biometrics with patents, IPVM has discovered. The tech…

 

More ‘Uighur alarms’ found in China — this time an Alibaba face biometrics feature

It sounds like the set up for a grade school racist joke. China’s dominant e-commerce firm Alibaba reportedly offers a…

 

Alibaba and China Mobile rumored to be investing $443M in Dahua’s biometric surveillance business

Dahua may be in line for a major investment in its biometric surveillance business from Alibaba and China Mobile, with Reuters reporting…

 

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,…

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