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…


Biometrics industry lobbies for responsible facial recognition regulation

What constitutes appropriate use of biometric facial recognition technology is the subject of Congressional hearings, draft legislation at the federal…


NEC America’s Biometric Center of Excellence certified to ISO quality management standard

The Biometric Center of Excellence in Rancho Cordova, California, run by NEC Corporation of America’s Advanced Recognition Systems division has…


NIST rolls up its sleeves to test facial recognition used for biometric entry and exit program

The federal government’s chief technology standards body is working with the U.S. Customs and Border Protection agency to test facial…


Witnesses swat down facial recognition concerns of House committee members

If U.S. lawmakers are warming to facial recognition systems, it was not evident during yesterday’s House Committee on Homeland Security….


NEC introduces biometric facial recognition system for Mitsui Fudosan hotels

NEC will be supplying a “Smart Hospitality Service” leveraging its biometric facial recognition technology for “Sequence,” a new hotel brand…


Met Police deploy NEC facial biometrics across London

The Metropolitan Police in the U.K. has rolled out in London real-time facial recognition technology developed by NEC, reports CBR….


Philadelphia Airport starts biometric exit screening project

Philadelphia International Airport (PHL) is rolling out on January 21 a 45-day biometric screening trial project at three international gates…


Airport biometrics predications, deployments, upgrades and plans for future services

Biometrics is one of Future Travel Experience’s “12 technology trends for airlines and airports to focus on in 2020,” having…


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…

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