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Japan rolling out biometric-based electronic customs declaration system

Japan’s Finance Ministry demonstrated a new electronic customs declaration system using biometric facial recognition technology in a media presentation yesterday…

 

Aflac Japan to secure mobile biometric insurance payments with Nok Nok Labs’ biometrics

Customer of insurance provider Aflac Japan are now able to request “immediate payment service” for cancer treatment on mobile devices…

 

Panasonic piloting facial recognition payments at a FamilyMart store in Japan

Panasonic, in partnership with Japanese convenience store chain FamilyMart, has started a pilot project of a facial recognition-based unmanned payment…

 

Startup Vaak offers AI surveillance software to predict shoplifting before it happens

Japanese startup Vaak has developed artificial intelligence software it says can analyze behavior in footage from retail surveillance cameras to…

 

NEC biometric tech selected for Narita Airport’s curb-to-gate identification automation system

NEC will provide its NeoFace facial recognition AI engine for the new biometric check-in to boarding system being introduced by…

 

Japan looking at facial recognition to restrict gambling addicts from gambling venues

The government of Japan plans to ask gambling venue operators to consider using facial recognition systems to restrict admission of…

 

Airport deployments of facial recognition in Asia-Pacific continue rapid growth

Biometrics deployments for air traveler identification in the Asia-Pacific region are taking off, with several airports updating their roll-out plans…

 

Nok Nok Labs announces new major deployment of FIDO biometrics and distribution partnership

Nok Nok Labs has announced a new deployment of its biometric technology by Japan’s largest bank and a new distribution…

 

Japanese government to use facial recognition for Emperor’s anniversary event access

The government of Japan plans to use facial biometrics to verify the identity of officials and journalists at the Emperor’s…

 

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…

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