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Vision-Box face biometrics launched to Osaka Airport and extended to AirAsia India at Bengaluru

Pre-security gates with biometric facial recognition, supplied by Vision-Box, have been deployed at Kansai International Airport in Osaka, Japan to…

 

Idemia opens new Japan HQ with biometric tech display center in Tokyo

Idemia is scaling its business across Japan by opening a new head office in Tokyo’s Shibuya District where it will…

 

Normee raises $2.5M to fund expansion of palm print and vein biometrics to overseas markets

Japanese startup Normee, which develops software for palm print and vein biometrics on mobile devices, has raised 270 million yen…

 

Facial biometrics and smart city technology rise in Asia gets new incentive from pandemic

Facial recognition and other smart city technologies could be rolled out more quickly in Japan over the coming months, after…

 

Contactless fingerprint biometrics from Idemia implemented at Tokyo company headquarters

Idemia has deployed MorphoWave contactless fingerprint biometrics for secure and seamless access control to the new Tokyo headquarters of internet…

 

The first mistake: Confusing cool automation with useful automation

Much has been written about the Japanese hotel company that, five years ago, began assembling a staff roster that was…

 

Mizuho Bank to launch trial of facial biometrics-backed digital ID service for online banking

Mizuho Bank is launching a proof-of-concept trial of its digital ID service, which leverages facial biometrics and device location information…

 

Japanese companies introduce contactless biometric solutions amid coronavirus fear

Aware of consumers fear of touching objects in public, Japanese companies have actively started researching and developing new biometric products…

 

VeriTrans, NEC test biometric facial recognition payments at stores in Japan

VeriTrans has partnered with NEC Corporation to deliver a biometric facial recognition solution for cashless payments initiated by Seven-Eleven Japan…

 

Astra, NTT East bring biometric business intelligence solution for SMBs to Japan

Building on a three-year old partnership with NTT East, Taiwanese startup Astra has introduced its biometric facial recognition technology to…

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