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UK panel sketches the reach of ethnicity recognition systems across China

The scale of systems behind China’s alleged persecution of minorities — chiefly Uyghurs — continue to beggar the imagination. The…

 

Ethnicity recognition found among Russian face biometrics providers’ features

A quartet of Russian biometrics providers have been found to have built ethnicity-recognition tools into facial recognition systems, like their…

 

Some in biometric surveillance industry think Uyghur-targeting vendors are getting a pass

If the Security Industry Association was expecting a pat on the back for booting from its ranks a surveillance system…

 

China’s controversial face biometrics standards co-authored by Dahua, Hikvision, Yitu: IPVM

Leading Chinese biometrics and security camera providers helped to craft standards for ethnicity-based identification, according to an IPVM report detailing…

 

IPVM shows new IR body temperature cameras using biometric face detection systematically unreliable

An investigation by IPVM into camera-based fever screening systems has discovered widespread manipulation of results, undermining the accuracy and safety…

 

Bosch considers dumping Dahua cameras after biometric ethnicity-warning revelations

Chinese companies making cameras for biometrics and public surveillance that have been implicated in human rights abuses could face a…

 

Investigation reveals Dahua biometric systems sent ethnicity warnings to Chinese police

Revelations about ethnicity-tracking biometric systems being developed by many of the biggest names among China-based artificial intelligence and facial recognition…

 

Hikvision to deploy 1,900 cameras with face biometrics for $33M smart city contract

Hikvision has won a contract worth an estimated $33 million to install roughly 1,900 cameras with face biometrics as part…

 

ZKTeco plans $190M IPO in China, US factory for biometric access control devices

ZKTeco made close to $250 million in revenues from its biometrics and access control technology in 2019, and is planning…

 

More ‘Uighur alarms’ found in China — this time an Alibaba face biometrics feature

It sounds like the set up for a grade school racist joke. China’s dominant e-commerce firm Alibaba reportedly offers a…

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