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Foreigners visiting China to have fingerprints collected

In an effort to strengthen entry and exit management that matches requirements in other countries, China’s Ministry of Public Security…

 

Shenxing Tech raises US$14.4M in funding for facial recognition and AI expansion

Beijing-based facial recognition and artificial intelligence firm Shenxing Tech has raised over RMB100 million (US$14.4 million) in private funding, according…

 

Chinese face recognition startup Megvii raises at least $100M

Megvii Inc., the Beijing-based developer of Face++ facial recognition software, has raised at least $100 million from several investors led…

 

Shanghai researchers create AI system detecting criminals from face features

Two scientists from Shanghai Jiao Tong University have published a controversial new study that uses an AI system to distinguish…

 

Chinese town implements Baidu face recognition to identify tourists

The Chinese tourist town of Wuzhen is implementing Baidu’s face recognition technology to identify tourists staying in its hotels and…

 

Spreadtrum and IFAA work on framework for an iris-based payment authentication system in China

Spreadtrum Communications has entered into a strategic cooperation with the Internet Finance Authentication Alliance (IFAA) to jointly promote the framework…

 

China using robots with face recognition as customs officers

China Customs has deployed 10 intelligent robots with facial recognition capabilities to serve as Custom Officers at three different ports…

 

Chinese OEM deploys Precise BioMatch Mobile in new smartphone

Last week, Precise Biometrics announced the deployment of Precise BioMatch Mobile in a new smartphone from an unnamed Chinese OEM….

 

IDEX secures sensor design win

An unnamed Chinese smartphone customer has selected IDEX‘s Cardinal touch fingerprint sensor for integration into a mobile handset. The handset…

 

Chinese firm approached FPC for potential acquisition

A Chinese firm approached Fingerprint Cards (FPC) this summer about a potential acquisition that is likely to increase FPC’s current…

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