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Chinese facial recognition unicorn Megvii reportedly considering IPO on New York Stock Exchange

Megvii is considering its options for an initial public offering which could bring in up to $800 million to support…

 

Chinese government defends biometric surveillance in Xinjiang saying 13,000 terrorism arrests made

Chinese authorities say in a new white paper they have arrested 13,000 terrorists in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region in…

 

U.S. Congressional Rep. plans national strategy to maintain global artificial intelligence lead

U.S. Congressional Representative Will Hurd (R-Texas) will devise a national artificial intelligence strategy for the country, as Congress will play…

 

Microsoft denies partnership with Chinese biometric surveillance firm SenseNets

Microsoft has denied the existence of any partnership with SenseNets, and asked SenseNets to remove the Microsoft logo from its…

 

Facial recognition system trialed for subway fare payment on Shenzhen Metro

Chinese subway operator Shenzhen Metro is piloting a facial recognition system, powered by a 5G network, for ticket payments that…

 

DeepBlue Technology opens joint AI research center with Tsinghua University

Shanghai-based AI company DeepBlue Technology and Tsinghua University’s Department of Computer Science and Technology have officially opened a Joint Research…

 

Goodix executive says trade war preventing global acquisitions

Goodix is not about to make any global acquisitions, as the company’s CTO and COO Pi Bo told the Nikkei…

 

Biometric technology used to prevent subletting in Beijing housing projects

A pilot program using facial recognition technology to prevent subletting in public rental housing projects has been underway in Beijing…

 

Biometrics and AI vision technologies deployed in Hong Kong and UK prisons to prevent drug use

Hong Kong is testing AI vision and prisoner-tracking technologies and the UK has completed a trial of iris and facial…

 

Little overlap between NIST facial recognition testing leaders and U.S. government providers

Wired is asking “Why Chinese Companies Plug a U.S. Test for Facial Recognition” in an article highlighting the placement of…

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