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Seven Bank and NEC work on facial recognition, QR code-enabled ATMs

Japanese bank Seven Bank and NEC Corporation have partnered up to launch ATMs enabled with facial recognition technology for identity…

 

Panasonic to supply biometric ABC gates for Japan airports as FTE Global 2019 kicks off

Panasonic Corporation is providing more of its biometric facial recognition gates to new airports in Japan for use in new…

 

NEC shares biometrics expertise with UN’s World Food Programme

NEC Corporation has signed a strategic technology partnership with the World Food Programme (WFP) to share its know-how in biometric…

 

Visa plans biometric and other cashless payments innovations ahead of Tokyo Olympics

Visa is preparing to provide innovative payment technologies including biometrics for athletes, visitors and citizens in the run-up to the…

 

NEC to provide facial biometrics for customs at 6 more airports in Japan

NEC Corporation has received an order from Japan Customs for a facial recognition system to perform biometric customs checks at…

 

Japan considers facial recognition to reduce health insurance fraud

Japan’s government is considering implementing biometric facial recognition checks to identify patients using the ‘My Number’ identification card for health…

 

Vision-Box opens Tokyo Center of Excellence to drive innovation in travel and identity management

In an effort to increase market presence in the Asia-Pacific region, Vision-Box has opened a new office and Center of…

 

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…

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