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Japan selects Panasonic facial recognition tech for border security

Panasonic’s facial recognition gate has been chosen by Japan’s Immigration Bureau of the Ministry of Justice to streamline immigration procedures…

 

27th Japan IT Week Spring

27th Japan IT Week Spring May 9 -11, 2018 Tokyo Big Sight, Japan Japan’s LARGEST IT Show with 13 Specialised…

 

IDEMIA and JCB to introduce F-Code biometric payment card in Japan

IDEMIA has partnered with international payment network JCB to introduce the F-Code biometric payment card to Japanese customers. The F-Code…

 

Japan’s hotels using biometric technology for guest registration

Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry is promoting the use of new technologies to simplify hotel registration and payment…

 

Japan regulator aims to deliver new digital ID powered by blockchain

The Financial Services Agency (FSA) of Japan, one of the country’s main regulators, is working on an initiative aimed at…

 

BIO-key announces DDS as a major OEM customer in Japan

Japanese security solutions provider DDS Inc. has selected BIO-key’s SideSwipe fingerprint scanners to provide secure biometric authentication for its custom,…

 

Sumitomo Mitsui to develop multi-factor biometrics identification solutions

Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group will develop multi-factor biometric identification solution to enable customers to make secure online payments for the…

 

Japan providing $4.5m grant to strengthen Jordan’s biometric border control

The governments of Jordan and Japan have signed a 500 million yen (approximately US$4.5 million) grant agreement aimed at securing…

 

Biometrics-based disaster evacuee identification system introduced in Japan

The Japan Automatic Identification Systems Association (JAiSA) has introduced a system to identify disaster evacuees via fingerprint and palm vein…

 

Japan professor reveals that exposing fingertips in photo could result in ID theft

A Japanese professor has discovered that people could potentially open themselves up to identity theft if they show their fingertips…

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