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NEC technology deployed for Japanese digital security project in Ivory Coast

Last week a delegation from the Japanese Ministry of the Interior and Communications assessed an Ivory Coast tech project underway…

 

Fingerprint data sharing agreement between Japan and U.S. takes effect

Law enforcement agencies in Japan and the U.S. have begun sharing fingerprint data under a bilateral agreement, intending to strengthen…

 

Japan to fund airport biometrics with new travel tax

Japan’s government is planning to apply a tax of 1,000 yen (roughly US$9.25) to air travel and boat tickets to…

 

Japanese bank introducing biometric ATMs to open accounts

Japan’s Seven Bank will begin to incorporate facial recognition technology in its ATMs as soon as this fall to enable…

 

NEC providing facial recognition for automated check-out in Japan convenience store pilot

Seven-Eleven Japan is planning to open a “cashierless” convenience store leveraging facial recognition technology from NEC for customer self check-out,…

 

Net One Partners to build RealNetworks facial biometrics into applications for Japanese market

RealNetworks has reached a strategic partnership agreement to enable Net One Partners Co to develop, market, and distribute solutions built…

 

Japanese retailers walk fine privacy line to gather customer data with facial recognition

The Parco_ya shopping center in Tokyo’s Ueno district is using 90 cameras and facial recognition technology from AI startup Abeja…

 

Japanese Racing Association bets on Fujitsu palm vein biometrics

People placing bets with the Japanese Racing Association (JRA) will soon be able to place bets and collect payouts with…

 

BIO-key showcasing biometric locks and fingerprint readers at Design Tokyo

BIO-key will be featuring its consumer biometric and Bluetooth enabled products at next week’s DESIGN TOKYO expo. The biometric authentication…

 

Facial recognition to shorten screening times at Narita Airport immigration gates

Japan’s Narita International Airport will deploy facial recognition technology at immigration gates in an effort to shorten screening times and…

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