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Remark Holdings facial biometrics to secure taxi fleet in Xi’an

A fleet of more than 2,000 taxis in the Chinese city of Xi’an is being upgraded with KanKan AI technology…

 

Investment in Chinese biometrics firms Megvii and SenseTime by U.S. institutions draws scrutiny

Several U.S. lawmakers from both parties have expressed concerns about investment in Chinese facial recognition unicorns Megvii and SenseTime by…

 

Megvii cleared of supplying biometrics for Chinese surveillance app but may still delay IPO

Biometric facial recognition technology from Megvii’s Face++ was not in fact used in the Integrated Joint Operations Platform (IJOP) used…

 

Telpo celebrates its 20th anniversary this month

Retail smart terminals provider Telpo turns 20 this month. The ODM service expert offers point-of-sale terminals, biometric cash registers, face…

 

Chinese facial recognition partnerships with African governments concern pundits

Exports of artificial intelligence and surveillance technology, including facial biometrics, from China to Africa is drawing concern from pundits, Mind…

 

U.S. considers blacklisting Megvii, Hikvision and other Chinese biometric companies

Hikvision, Megvii, and other Chinese biometric companies could soon be blocked from acquiring components and software from American suppliers by…

 

U.S. Senators propose $2.2B bill to maintain AI leadership

The U.S. Government could spend $2.2 billion on advancing artificial intelligence over the next five years if a new law…

 

Chinese companies collaborate on facial recognition vending refrigerator

Global telecom infrastructure provider UTStarcom has launched a 5G-powered smart commercial refrigerator with biometric facial recognition to enable convenient automated…

 

Deep Glint says revenues grew by 7x last year as facial biometrics capture criminal after 20 years

Police in China have used biometric facial recognition from Deep Glint to catch a criminal who had been on the…

 

China considering new law to protect biometrics and other personal data

Legislators in China are drafting a new data privacy law to protect personal information, and biometric data in particular, The…

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