FB pixel

Japan - biometrics topics

Biometric Update regularly publishes posts about Japan. The following list of links is available to assist you with finding biometrics news related to Japan. More topics may be explored by accessing our complete Biometrics Topics list.


Kenya partners with Japan to implement biometric patient records system

Japan is working to help Kenya implement a biometric system for holding and managing patients’ medical records, and scale up…


Japanese giants assemble for authentication work on national metaverse

A large group of multinational Japanese companies, led by financial heavyweights and supported by digital ID players, has said it…


Doctors in Japan challenge govt mandatory use of digital ID for health services

Several doctors and other individuals in Japan are suing the government to prevent the replacement of patients’ insurance cards with…


Nviso, Privately partner to integrate age verification solution into emotion-sensing Japanese retail kiosks

Behavioral biometrics company Nviso Japan and age verification firm Privately have agreed to bring forth an innovative age verification solution…


Pair of scientists think they have topped homomorphic encryption

Japanese researchers say they have created a way to perform computations with encrypted data faster, more cheaply and more securely…


Facial recognition gates by JR West to launch at Osaka train station in March

West Japan Railway (JR West) announced it would deploy face biometrics gates at two train stations in Osaka, reports The…


Japan pushes Apple to support digital ID card function on iPhone

Japan wants its My Number cards on the iPhone and Tim Cook is hearing about it, according to Yahoo Japan….


Osaka to trial face biometric ticketing for travelers in wheelchairs

Osaka Metro announced it will experiment with face biometric ticketing verification for passengers using wheelchairs at Nagai Station. Panasonic‘s biometric…


Turkey, Japan pilot digital currency with national ID, Idemia cards

The Turkish government is planning the deployment of a central bank digital currency (CBDC) infrastructure to be integrated with the…


Japan to integrate health insurance cards into My Number digital ID in digitization push

The Japanese government has unveiled plans to discontinue its current health insurance card system and integrate its functionalities within the…

The ID16.9 Podcast

Most Read This Week

Featured Company

Biometrics Research

Biometrics White Papers

Biometrics Events

Explaining Biometrics