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FPC plans for biometric payment, access and mobile growth; opens regional offices

Fingerprint Cards (FPC) has announced the creation of two new regional offices in Shanghai-China, and in Zug-Switzerland, as well as…

 

Chinese court upholds face biometric data collection complaint verdict

China’s first legal case concerning facial recognition use reached a second-instance verdict in court this past week in favor of…

 

China’s controversial face biometrics standards co-authored by Dahua, Hikvision, Yitu: IPVM

Leading Chinese biometrics and security camera providers helped to craft standards for ethnicity-based identification, according to an IPVM report detailing…

 

Hackers spoofed biometric authentication videos to steal millions in China

A Chinese government facial recognition ID authentication tool recently was hacked, according to media reports. The biometric data stolen was…

 

Using nationalism to refocus facial recognition concerns in China

China’s authoritarian government is shocked that its subjects have fallen victim to indiscriminate, secret facial recognition networks. It took a…

 

New White House, same beef with China telecom and biometrics powerhouses

The Biden administration has reinforced a position held by its predecessor that products made by five Chinese telecom, surveillance and…

 

Face biometrics giant Megvii approved for $925M IPO on Shanghai Star exchange

Megvii is the latest biometrics unicorn from China to move towards an IPO, with the Shanghai Stock Exchange accepting the…

 

Chinese lawmakers consider more facial recognition restrictions

The Revolutionary Committee of the Chinese Kuomintang will submit a proposal to the Chinese People’s Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) calling…

 

Bosch considers dumping Dahua cameras after biometric ethnicity-warning revelations

Chinese companies making cameras for biometrics and public surveillance that have been implicated in human rights abuses could face a…

 

Investigation reveals Dahua biometric systems sent ethnicity warnings to Chinese police

Revelations about ethnicity-tracking biometric systems being developed by many of the biggest names among China-based artificial intelligence and facial recognition…

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