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Company prepares behavioral analysis of China’s consumers

Behavioral analysis firm Toluna Inc. has launched a permission-based data collection service in China to analyze in real time the…

 

AISpeech $58M funding round highlights China’s continuing interest in speech recognition

Speech recognition player AISpeech Company Ltd. this month received RMB 410 million (US$58 million) in a series E round, led…

 

Biometric face-scanning helmets reading the temperatures of people in crowds in China

Some police and epidemic-control teams in China are wearing biometric head gear and sensors that allow them to spot fevered…

 

Biometric facial scanning terminals for public services roll out in Chinese province

China’s South province of Hainan has introduced biometric facial recognition terminals for public services to authenticate identity in support of…

 

What pandemic? China biometrics startup clinches $141M fund

It is a precarious moment for the waylaid Chinese economy, but a Shenzhen biometrics startup has just closed a round…

 

Megvii registers major biometrics revenue fall following U.S. trade blacklist

Chinese AI company Megvii suffered a major blow in terms of revenue after it was included on the U.S. trade…

 

Politically closed China keen on programmatically open AI

The Chinese news service Xinhua is reporting that that nation’s authoritarian government is promoting the use of open-source artificial intelligence…

 

Face mask popularity prompts new biometric datasets for sale, FaceID work around in China

Datasets consisting of images of people wearing facemasks are being sold online for miniscule prices in China, according to Abacus,…

 

Sunwin rolls out buses with facial biometrics, mask and fever detection for safer public transport

Shanghai Sunwin Bus Corporation has begun rolling out what it calls a “Healthcare Bus” with integrated facial biometrics and thermal…

 

SenseTime postpones plan for potential blockbuster biometrics IPO, seeks private funding

SenseTime has decided to postpone its Hong Kong IPO of up to $750 million following the global aftermath of the…

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