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Not smarting from US sanctions, SenseTime says its IPO is on again

Face biometrics giant SenseTime is again pushing forward with a planned IPO. Expected to raise as much as $2 billion…

 

China easily gets around US biometrics bans in Uyghur region — report

It is illegal and unethical for U.S. firms to sell DNA sequencers to police in China’s Xinjiang territory, yet according…

 

Chinese facial recognition deployments in India, Europe prompt warnings

Chinese-made surveillance projects including biometrics have accelerated in India in recent years, which were developed in the aftermath of terror…

 

China still finding outstretched Canadian palms when it comes to biometrics research

Canadian researchers are reportedly working with Chinese researchers tainted by military and government-repression campaigns. Coverage by The Globe and Mail,…

 

Idex Biometrics expands partnership to develop digital currency card

Idex Biometrics has announced the expansion of its partnership with Chutian Dragon to build infrastructure for the development of a digital currency…

 

The East plays a COVID shell game with biometric surveillance

Again, governments around the world are trivializing personal privacy as they build increasingly intrusive biometric surveillance networks. Officials in Hong…

 

Consumer data privacy rights advance in China, stall in India

The dominant mainland Asia economic powers, China and India, are tackling consumer privacy with proposed overarching legislation, but at the…

 

Full-stack vehicle biometrics solution launched by SenseTime at Auto Shanghai 2021

SenseTime has unveiled a new, full-stack biometric and AI solution at Auto Shanghai 2021, an international industry exhibition running during…

 

Chinese firms fined for facial recognition overuse, more city govts mull restrictions

The city of Ningbo in China’s eastern Zhejiang Province has slapped fines on three property development companies accused of illegally…

 

Coppernic exec urges biometrics from European vendors for Entry-Exit System

The Managing Director of Coppernic has urged the EU to consider deploying European biometric solutions, like the terminals his company…

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