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SenseTime drops plans for UK HQ to expand international face biometrics operations

Chinese biometric facial recognition provider SenseTime is not moving forward with its plans of setting up an office in the…

 

Serb biometric surveillance raising alarms; Chinese systems play into regional insecurities

A small online publisher in far southern Europe reports that individual privacy rights are being ignored in Serbia as advanced…

 

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…

 

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…

 

Hikvision claims to have phased out minority recognition in biometric surveillance software

Chinese company Hikvision has confirmed offering minority recognition software based on face biometrics at a given point, but says the…

 

Cities in China most watched by CCTV surveillance, new face biometrics systems for Moscow and Spain

There are 770 million public CCTV surveillance cameras in the world’s 150 largest cities by population, and 54 percent of…

 

Tianma and TCL CSOT announce multi-point in-display fingerprint biometrics for LCD screens

Tianma Microelectronics has announced a multi-point in-display biometric fingerprint recognition sensor for LCD screens to unlock smartphones by touching different…

 

Biometric technologies supplier O-Film added to U.S. entity list for human rights violations

The U.S. Department of Commerce has expanded the list of Chinese companies accused of involvement in human rights violations in…

 

Aussies look into TikTok, Weibo and WeChat over data privacy concerns

The Australian federal government is expected to investigate Chinese social media platforms including TikTok, Weibo and WeChat, looking for evidence…

 

U.S government asks for feedback on restricting biometrics exports to avoid human rights violations

The U.S. government is considering restricting the sale of face biometrics and other surveillance technologies to overseas customers in order…

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