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Biometric surveillance system demand will drive global facial recognition market to $12B by 2025

The global facial recognition market is estimated to surpass $12 billion by 2025, according to a recent report by Adroit…

 

China’s guidelines for facial recognition payments stress biometric data protection

The Payment & Clearing Association of China has introduced its first guidelines for facial recognition payments, addressing user consent and…

 

Shanghai rolls out biometric terminals to prevent drug abuse

The Chinese government has introduced a biometric drug terminal at 31 health care organizations in Shanghai that uses facial recognition…

 

Researchers find biometric, biographical and location data of thousands of China’s school children unprotected online

A database of Chinese school children’s faces and their locations on Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. servers has been found online…

 

Fingerprint Cards payment platform, biometric sensor module pass China’s Bank Card Test Center evaluation

Fingerprint Cards software platform for payments, FPC-BEP, and the FPC T-Shape sensor module have successfully completed the precision and security…

 

Yitu wins Shanghai government contract and considers IPO on city’s new exchange

Yitu Technology has reached a deal with municipal authorities in Shanghai as part of a campaign to increase artificial intelligence…

 

U.S. Navy bans TikTok, Pentagon fears DNA home kits jeopardize national security

Privacy and national security concerns have led the U.S. Navy to ban the use of social media app TikTok on…

 

Japanese companies identify facial recognition opportunity in conflict between U.S. and China

China’s facial recognition unicorns have received a lot of hype, but conflict between China and the U.S. and unease about…

 

Survey shows Chinese citizens fear biometric data leaks, deepfakes

Almost four out of five people in China (79 percent) fear biometric facial recognition data leaks and 65 percent are…

 

Airport biometrics use grows in Beijing, Rome, San Fran, Tokyo and Delhi as Schiphol spoofed

Facial recognition is now live for certain travelers for a range of processes at the Beijing Daxing International Airport, including…

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