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Chinese researchers develop 500MP camera to capture facial biometrics in crowds

Chinese academic researchers have developed a 500 megapixel cloud camera that can collect detailed facial data in crowded spaces such…

 

China launches ID platform for foreigners to cross borders and access services

China’s National Immigration Administration has announced the development of an identity verification platform for entering and exiting the country, which…

 

Global restrictions on facial recognition speed up development of new biometric surveillance tech

The high number of concerns and controversies around government use of facial recognition technology in surveillance and lack of proper…

 

Respected biometrics researcher Anil Jain criticized for China connections

Renowned biometrics expert and head of Michigan State University’s Biometrics Research Group Anil Jain is receiving criticism for what is…

 

Facial recognition backlash grows in China

Media and high-ranking officials in China are warning the public about the risks of unconstrained artificial intelligence and facial recognition…

 

Facial recognition giants unveil new technologies at World AI Conference

Facial biometrics unicorn SenseTime is opening a new Chinese headquarters in Shanghai, the company announced at the World Artificial Intelligence…

 

AnyVision reevaluates biometrics business in Hong Kong, defends Israeli army work

Microsoft-funded Israeli startup AnyVision is reevaluating its business plans in Hong Kong following controversy around the ethical use of its…

 

China ramps up nationwide biometric data collection

China has started collecting citizen’s DNA to allegedly build a male DNA database, a biometric collection scheme that human rights…

 

WeChat showcases facial recognition POS at China expo

The social and ethical grounds for biometric facial recognition adoption are widely debated, yet a number of companies and organizations…

 

OneConnect and finleap join forces to bring innovative tech to Europe

OneConnect, a service platform for financial institutions in China, will be introducing its biometric identification, cloud, and artificial intelligence (AI)…

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