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SenseTime seeks to break Chinese biometrics giants’ IPO stalemate with $2 billion offering

Chinese face biometrics giant SenseTime has filed to go public in Hong Kong, South China Morning Post reports. The company…

 

Facial recognition unicorn gallops back to Hong Kong for prospective IPO

Yitu has set its sights on Hong Kong for an IPO, after its attempt to list in Shanghai followed an increasingly…

 

Hong Kong ‘exploring collaboration’ with Mainland digital identity systems

Hong Kong is investigating how its digital identity platform could operate with systems in mainland China, as revealed by written…

 

The East plays a COVID shell game with biometric surveillance

Again, governments around the world are trivializing personal privacy as they build increasingly intrusive biometric surveillance networks. Officials in Hong…

 

Global ID 3D vein biometrics patent filing published in Hong Kong

Global ID is touting the privacy protection of authentication with its 3D vein biometric solution, and has also had a filing…

 

Facial recognition changes in Moscow metro, Hong Kong airport spark privacy concerns

The city of Moscow has announced an expansion of its Metro facial recognition system for approximately US$12.5 million, the Kommersant…

 

The UK digitizes a key biometric visa application process in Hong Kong with selfie matching

Continuing in its commitment to protect Hong Kong natives facing Chinese political repression, the UK government has made it easier…

 

Biometric data privacy fears raised for Canadian visa offices in China

The security of biometric data collected from people applying in China for visas to Canada is being questioned, based on…

 

New Hong Kong biometric digital ID app provides access to 20 public services

The city of Hong Kong released a new biometric smartphone app last week providing residents with access to 20 different…

 

Biometrics, drones and robotic guards: Inside Hong Kong’s first ‘smart prison’

Tai Tam Gap Correctional Institution in Shek O, Hong Kong, is to become the city’s first smart prison in 2021,…

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