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Horizon Robotics raises up to $1 billion to address facial biometric and autonomous vehicle markets

Horizon Robotics has raised up to $1 billion in a Series B funding round which values the company at between…

 

Facial recognition system in China mistakes bus ad for jaywalker

A system deployed by the Chinese government to identify jaywalkers, reportedly using real-time facial recognition, has mistakenly identified a celebrity…

 

IDEX developing dual-interface biometric cards with Chutian Dragon

IDEX Biometrics has partnered with Chutian Dragon Co. in China to develop dual-interface biometric cards for multiple verticals. Chutian Dragon…

 

Hikvision facing potential disruption from U.S. component ban

The U.S. government is considering extending a ban on its agencies buying facial recognition and smart camera products from Chinese…

 

Tappy exhibits wearable biometrics-enabled payment device at Money20/20 China

This week at Money20/20 in China wearable payment technology pioneer Tappy Technologies exhibited a wearable payment solution developed in collaboration…

 

“Smile-to-Pay” facial recognition system now at 300 locations in China

Yum China has announced that it has extended its “Smile-to-Pay” facial recognition payment system to more than 300 KFC locations…

 

IDEX receives initial order for dual-interface smart card sensors from XH Smart Tech

IDEX Biometrics today announced it has partnered with XH Smart Tech to drive commercialization of biometric cards and that it…

 

Chinese government warns about vulnerability of residential facial recognition smart door locks

China’s State Administration of Market Regulation has warned people of the “hidden dangers” of smart door locks with facial recognition,…

 

Banks in China testing facial micro-expression detection for fraud reduction

Chinese financial services provider Ping An has created a technology for detecting users’ involuntary micro-expressions with smartphone cameras to determine…

 

Watrix raises $14M, releases gait recognition solution

Chinese computer vision startup Watrix AI has raised 100 million yuan ($14 million USD) in its pre-A round of fundraising…

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