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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…

 

Bid for high-speed rail line between Kuala Lumpur and Singapore includes facial recognition tech

A Japanese bid to provide a high-speed rail line between Kuala Lumpur and Singapore includes facial recognition technology to enable…

 

FPC collaborates with IDEMIA on biometric payment card trial in Japan

Fingerprint Cards today revealed its collaboration with IDEMIA on Japan’s first biometric payment card trial. Using a FPC1300-series sensor, the…

 

Japan considering biometric identification for casino access

GGR Asia reports that Japan’s government is looking at implementing biometric identification technology for locals wanting to enter proposed casino…

 

Melco Resorts Japan introduces biometrics-based casino security solution

Melco Resorts Japan introduced its biometrics-based casino security system last week. Named MelGuard, the technology uses biometric indicators to track…

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