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European interest in facial recognition and other Chinese tech balances U.S. absence at Shenzhen event

A record 44 delegations from countries including Russia, Iran, Hungary, Austria, Sweden were present this year at China’s Hi-Tech Fair…

 

The 3rd Guangzhou Int’l Smart Retail Expo (SRE 2020)

The 3rd Guangzhou Int’l Smart Retail Expo (SRE 2020) Guangzhou, China March 4-6, 2020 Guangzhou Int’l Smart Retail Expo (SRE…

 

Universal Beijing to use facial recognition throughout theme park as CloudWalk VP urges privacy balance

Biometric facial recognition will be used throughout the new Universal Beijing theme park under a strategic partnership with Alibaba, Universal…

 

Megvii advances approval request for blockbuster biometric IPO in Hong Kong

Despite being placed on the U.S. government blacklist for its biometric facial recognition platform Face++, alongside other Chinese technology developers…

 

Kyrgyzstan and Dominican tap Chinese biometric surveillance tech as concern grows in Scotland

The role of Chinese businesses in facial recognition systems in other countries is drawing attention, with a report on Kyrgyzstan’s…

 

Spoof attacks top this week’s biometrics and digital ID news

Spoof attacks in theory and practice and the deployment of facial recognition for use cases including aviation and border crossings,…

 

Face biometrics privacy lawsuit goes ahead in China as police deploy emotion recognition for criminal ID

The popularity of facial recognition in China may be reaching a tipping point, as nascent privacy concerns have blossomed into…

 

Insider perspectives and government engagement top this week’s biometrics and digital ID news

Insider perspectives on biometric security, and airport and event applications were the top theme of the week for the most…

 

Chinese biometric surveillance technology deployed internationally amid criticism

Authorities in Bolivia have deployed 600 cameras with facial recognition, to go along with 2,000 units already in service, as…

 

Facial recognition payments not a hit yet in China, but new services launching

Biometric payments with facial recognition seem not to have been embraced enthusiastically in China, but new services leveraging the technology…

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