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Tencent and SenseTime executives join Malaysian sovereign wealth fund board

Executives from Tencent Holdings and biometric facial recognition unicorn SenseTime have been appointed to the Board of Directors of Malaysian…

 

Malaysia to consider NEC biometric technology for national digital ID program

With the Malaysian government preparing to launch its national biometric digital identification project, NEC has submitted a proposal to the…

 

AirAsia introduces smartphone registration for its biometric boarding system

AirAsia Group has introduced a smartphone registration system to make it easier for passengers to take advantage of biometric boarding…

 

SenseTime to help build new Malaysia AI hub for speech recognition development

Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad has approved the construction of a $1 billion artificial intelligence hub in the country in…

 

Biometric verification introduced for foreign worker health screening in Malaysia

Malaysia’s Foreign Workers Medical Examination Monitoring Agency (Fomema) said that the foreign worker health screening biometric system, designed to address…

 

Airport deployments of facial recognition in Asia-Pacific continue rapid growth

Biometrics deployments for air traveler identification in the Asia-Pacific region are taking off, with several airports updating their roll-out plans…

 

Grab Malaysia to deploy facial recognition to enhance driver and passenger safety

Among a list of suggestions GRAB Malaysia is expected to submit to the country’s Ministry of Transport is a recommendation…

 

Malaysia to collect biometrics to verify identity of foreign workers

In an effort to prevent the spread of infectious diseases in the country, Malaysia’s Immigration Director-General said this week that…

 

Malaysia asks UNHCR for refugee biometric data

The Malaysian government has called on the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) to share its database of approximately…

 

Iris Corporation and Zwipe to investigate potential biometric smartcard applications in Malaysia

Iris Corporation is partnering with Zwipe to look into the potential for biometric smartcard applications and ways the two companies…

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