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Telpo outdoor biometric terminal gains entry to Japanese market with regulator approval

The F10 outdoor face biometrics terminal from Telpo has been approved for entry into the Japanese market with certification to the…

 

Digital identity systems around Asia compared as Taiwan seeks path forward

Taiwan has underestimated the risks posed by its proposed digital ID system to user privacy and cybersecurity, according to a…

 

Fujitsu palm and face biometrics launched for retail customer authentication at Yokohama hotel

A partnership between Zippin and Fujitsu has resulted in the opening of a contactless hotel store using biometric technology within…

 

Taiwan puts digital ID project on hold, Japan plans to expand use of My Number card

Taiwan authorities says they are deferring plans for the issuance of a digital ID card until crucial issues related to…

 

NEC facial recognition deployed for tests to ensure spectator safety at Japan sports venues

Authorities in Japan say they are carrying out biometrics-based tests to determine the possibility of increasing the number of spectators…

 

NEC acquires Avaloq for $2.2B to combine biometrics and analytics with cloud services for digital transformation

NEC has announced the acquisition of Swiss financial software company Avaloq Group AG to integrate its biometrics and artificial intelligence technologies…

 

NEC supplies face recognition for cashless payments pilot at 30 locations in Toyama, Japan

Digital Garage subsidiary VeriTrans is providing a biometric facial recognition payment service in partnership with NEC for a pilot program in…

 

Tokyo Olympics considering biometric facial recognition for contact tracing, NEC likely supplier

Biometrics may be used for contact tracing at the upcoming Tokyo Olympics and Paralympics, The Japan Times reports, to prevent…

 

Police in Japan reveal use of facial biometrics in criminal probes

A biometric facial recognition system that matches photos of offenders with images from social media and surveillance cameras has been…

 

PeasyPay launches biometric payment system, NTT facial recognition payments trialed on self-driving buses

A biometric payment system using facial and palm recognition has been launched by startup PeasyPay in Hungary to provide GDPR-compliant in-store…

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