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Chinese researchers reveal advances in gait recognition

Researchers from the Automation Institute of the Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) have detailed their advances in gait recognition in…

 

HSBC introduces facial recognition to its mobile banking app in China

HSBC has introduced facial recognition capabilities in its mobile banking application for customers in China. Using the biometric authentication option,…

 

Alipay launches facial recognition-based payment system at fast food restaurant in Hangzhou

Alipay recently introduced its facial recognition system for customers at a KPRO fast food restaurant in Hangzhou, according to a…

 

Ping An to invest $1b on technology R&D with focus on AI

Chinese financial firm Ping An Insurance (Group) Co will make a more than 7.77 billion yuan ($1.16 billion) investment on…

 

Chinese facial recognition firm developing AI to predict crimes

Chinese companies are developing new facial recognition systems that can help law enforcement identify criminals and even potentially predict crimes…

 

Ping An to provide AI technologies to Chinese financial services firms

Ping An Insurance (Group) plans to offer its latest artificial intelligence technologies to other financial services providers throughout mainland China,…

 

Chinese facial recognition technology‎ developer raises $410M

SenseTime has completed a US$410 million series B round, in what the Chinese startup claims is the largest private financing…

 

BingoBox’s AI-powered convenience store raises $14.7M in funding

BingoBox, a Chinese chain of artificial intelligence-powered, self-service convenience stores, has raised over 100 million yuan ($14.7 million) in its…

 

China investing heavily into AI

China will boost growth of its artificial intelligence sector over the next three years, through a specific innovation program. Last…

 

IDEX enters into distribution agreement with Comtech

Fingerprint solutions developer IDEX has entered into a distribution agreement with Comtech, one of the largest providers of electronic components…

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