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Telpo lab certified for reliability in testing its biometric products by CNAS

Telpo has been granted CNAS laboratory accreditation, certifying its ability to provide accurate and effective testing reports for the biometric terminals…

 

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…

 

Megvii tries again for major biometrics IPO on Shanghai’s Star exchange

Megvii has filed paperwork for an initial public offering on the Shanghai Star Market, South China Morning Post reports, in what could…

 

Indian publication alleges biometric data from doorstep banking may be vulnerable

Allegations that India’s doorstep banking system is leading to predatory lending, and potentially exposing biometric data to unscrupulous companies in…

 

ZKTeco plans $190M IPO in China, US factory for biometric access control devices

ZKTeco made close to $250 million in revenues from its biometrics and access control technology in 2019, and is planning…

 

China signals serious intent to regulate facial recognition and other biometrics

A Chinese government spokesperson is emphasizing the need for sensitive data like biometrics to be collected and used only for…

 

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…

 

Huawei allegedly partnered on more biometric ethnicity-tracking systems

Reports have surfaced about Huawei’s partnerships with companies that further implicate the company in collaboration on discriminatory surveillance product development…

 

China’s biometrics unicorns on the move as CloudWalk applies for $573M IPO

Chinese face biometrics and artificial intelligence solutions provider CloudWalk is working towards initial public offering on the Shanghai stock exchange…

 

China’s Big Brother camera network complete, computer vision growth to come from business

In news that will be hard for some to believe, China’s domestic government market for computer vision is saturated, according…

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