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China’s face-scanning regulations are fuzzy and self-serving

The only certainty about biometric facial recognition in China is that everyone’s face is being recognized. A lot. As a…

 

Biometrics providers among Chinese companies added to U.S. Entity List for rights abuses

Biometrics firms are again prominent among new companies based in China added to the U.S. Government’s Entity List, restricting their…

 

COVID-19’s not-so-strange biometrics bedfellows in Eurasia

COVID-19 appears to be accelerating the warming of relations between the world’s biggest authoritarian nations, Russia and China. The practical…

 

Biometric payment card with Idex fingerprint technology granted China UnionPay approval

A biometric payment card featuring a fingerprint sensor and distributed matcher from Idex Biometrics has been granted a Letter of Approval…

 

Biometric temperature measurement solutions continue to roll out; Telpo sees long-term market

Helmets with thermal imaging and facial recognition developed by Chinese firm KC Wearable are being considered and tested for COVID-19…

 

CloudWalk raises $250M and plans IPO as biometrics firms flourish in China during pandemic response

CloudWalk has raised RMB 1.8 billion (US$254 million) in funding from a group of provincial and municipal funds in China to…

 

Idex Biometrics explains specs and importance of China UnionPay approval of Feitian biometric payment card

The importance of the joint achievement by Idex Biometrics and Feitian when their fingerprint-enabled payment card was recently endorsed by China…

 

Transparency lacking in biometric onboarding for facial recognition payments in China: case study

While China is making the transition to mobile facial recognition payments at physical stores, a case study by Nielsen Norman…

 

No revolution for biometric face-scanning regulations in China

An analysis of China’s regulatory posture finds “tentative progress” has been made in protecting some biometric data captured by government…

 

Chinese companies push AI, biometric thermal imaging tech for U.S. deployment amid COVID-19

Chinese AI tech developer Rokid is negotiating with U.S. companies to sell its thermal imaging glasses with biometrics to U.S….

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