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Zwipe adds new manufacturing partner to commercialize biometric payment cards in China

Zwipe has partnered with global smart card manufacturer XH Smart to commercialize end-to-end biometric payment offerings in China and other…

 

U.S. may expand biometric and AI benchmarking as national strategy updated

The U.S. has revised its strategy for research and development of artificial intelligence, with an update from the White House…

 

Biometrics companies from China and Russia could be banned from NIST FRVT

Chinese media is reporting that biometrics companies from China could soon be excluded from NIST’s Facial Recognition Vendor Test (FRVT),…

 

Remark Holdings facial biometrics to secure taxi fleet in Xi’an

A fleet of more than 2,000 taxis in the Chinese city of Xi’an is being upgraded with KanKan AI technology…

 

Investment in Chinese biometrics firms Megvii and SenseTime by U.S. institutions draws scrutiny

Several U.S. lawmakers from both parties have expressed concerns about investment in Chinese facial recognition unicorns Megvii and SenseTime by…

 

Megvii cleared of supplying biometrics for Chinese surveillance app but may still delay IPO

Biometric facial recognition technology from Megvii’s Face++ was not in fact used in the Integrated Joint Operations Platform (IJOP) used…

 

Telpo celebrates its 20th anniversary this month

Retail smart terminals provider Telpo turns 20 this month. The ODM service expert offers point-of-sale terminals, biometric cash registers, face…

 

Chinese facial recognition partnerships with African governments concern pundits

Exports of artificial intelligence and surveillance technology, including facial biometrics, from China to Africa is drawing concern from pundits, Mind…

 

U.S. considers blacklisting Megvii, Hikvision and other Chinese biometric companies

Hikvision, Megvii, and other Chinese biometric companies could soon be blocked from acquiring components and software from American suppliers by…

 

U.S. Senators propose $2.2B bill to maintain AI leadership

The U.S. Government could spend $2.2 billion on advancing artificial intelligence over the next five years if a new law…

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