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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…

 

NEC seeks $1B in revenue in India by 2025 and biometrics could play a big role

A decade after Japanese IT and electronics giant NEC Corp. helped launch India’s nationwide biometric-identification program, company executives have announced…

 

Japanese companies identify facial recognition opportunity in conflict between U.S. and China

China’s facial recognition unicorns have received a lot of hype, but conflict between China and the U.S. and unease about…

 

VeriScan biometrics surpass 1M air passengers processed as Japan, Jamaica, Sweden add checks

Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority’s Office of Technology has announced its in-house developed veriScan biometric identity verification software has surpassed 1…

 

Airport biometrics use grows in Beijing, Rome, San Fran, Tokyo and Delhi as Schiphol spoofed

Facial recognition is now live for certain travelers for a range of processes at the Beijing Daxing International Airport, including…

 

Panasonic releases cloud-based facial recognition API for Japanese market

Panasonic has introduced to the Japanese market a facial recognition API that leverages deep learning technology. With no initial fee…

 

Daon expands international footprint of biometric technology with new partnerships

African financial technology company Union Systems Limited (USL) will use IdentityX biometric technology from Daon to deliver cross-channel authentication and…

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