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Thousands of cameras from banned companies operating in U.S. facilities as Entity List fallout continues

There are currently more than 2,700 cameras from companies banned from U.S. government contracts are still in operation at military…

 

Aratek presents TruFace facial recognition at China’s largest security event

Aratek will showcase its biometric identity solutions including terminals, scanners and modules, with a special focus on its new facial…

 

Megvii pushes ahead with IPO plans as biometrics market grapples with ban fallout

The potential blockbuster initial public offering of biometric facial recognition unicorn Megvii is still being planned for early November, despite…

 

Taiwan to investigate biometrics company Megvii following U.S. blacklisting

After Chinese biometrics company Megvii was blacklisted by the U.S. government last week, Taiwan Economics Minister Sheng Jong-chin announced at…

 

Digitization, decentralization and regulation top this week’s biometrics and digital ID news

The most read stories this week on Biometric Update have a French theme, as a digital ID system using facial…

 

Goldman Sachs reconsiders support of Megvii IPO, MIT reevaluates SenseTime link

Megvii IPO sponsor Goldman Sachs Group has decided to reconsider its role in the biometrics unicorn’s initial public offering, after…

 

U.S. drops Entity List hammer on Chinese facial recognition unicorns and biometrics providers

The U.S. Government has added 28 organizations to its Entity List, banning major biometrics companies including Dahua, Hikvision, iFlytek, Megvii,…

 

NEC facial recognition border tech for Kenya as airport biometrics rollouts continue

Airport biometrics use continues to expand rapidly all around the world, with a series of new deployments announced and detailed….

 

Regulation and safeguards for facial recognition pondered in France, China, and Jamaica

The local government of Nice, France has been trialling biometric facial recognition software after deploying more than 2,600 CCTV cameras,…

 

Sensetime partners with China Tower for massive biometric video surveillance network

Sensetime has formed a partnership with network infrastructure provider China Tower to implement a massive video surveillance network with biometric…

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