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U.S. Senator expresses concerns to Thermo Fisher Scientific over DNA sequencer sales to China

U.S. Senator Marco Rubio has asked Thermo Fisher Scientific to explain its role as supplier of DNA sequencing equipment to…

 

Police in China using facial recognition glasses

For the past two months police in China have been using dark sunglasses outfitted with facial recognition technology to scan…

 

SenseTime executive touts advance of AI-based facial recognition technology at EmTech China

Since outperforming human eyes for the first time in 2014, AI-based facial recognition technology has advanced to the point of…

 

Chinese police testing panoramic body cameras with facial recognition

Between three and four thousand police officers in China are piloting panoramic body cameras with built-in facial recognition technology, the…

 

Yitu Technology opens office in Singapore

Chinese facial recognition software developer Yitu Technology has opened its first international office in Singapore and plans to hire up…

 

Ecuador tackles crime with Chinese facial recognition technology

Ecuador has decreased its crime rate by 24 percent by using facial recognition and other monitoring technology from China, according…

 

Chinese government uses facial recognition to alert authorities to individual’s movements

The Chinese government has begun using facial recognition to alert authorities when specified individuals in restive Xinjiang leave “safe areas”…

 

China planning $2.1 billion research campus to become world AI leader

China is planning to build a 13.8 billion-yuan ($2.1 billion) research park dedicated to AI development to further its goal…

 

China expands biometric collection program in Xinjiang

Authorities in China’s Xinjiang region are gathering DNA samples, fingerprints, iris scans and blood types from all residents between ages…

 

Yitu Technologies’ AI powers massive facial recognition capabilities

Yitu Technologies’ Dragonfly Eye facial recognition platform has logged 1.8 billion photographs stored in a government database, including Chinese nationals…

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