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Australia pauses biometric boarding trial as pilots in India and Russia begin

The only operational trial of biometric facial recognition smartgates at Australia’s international airports’ arrival gates has been put on hold…

 

EU considers banning facial biometrics for public surveillance, Moscow touts gains, Detroit delays

The European Union will consider restricting or even banning biometric facial recognition use in public surveillance systems, after an independent…

 

Huawei acquires intellectual property rights of Russian facial recognition firm Vokord

Russian media outlets Vedomosti and RT are reporting that Huawei has purchased the intellectual property rights to facial recognition systems…

 

Russian biometrics executives discuss Moscow surveillance system

Russian daily RiaNovosti recently interviewed a pair of biometrics company executives about the facial recognition system Moscow is planning to…

 

Sberbank to acquire a 51% stake in Russian biometrics firm Speech Technology Center

Sberbank, Digital Horizon and Gazprombank today announced the signing of a deal that will see Sberbank acquire a 51% stake…

 

Moscow’s CCTV network to deploy facial recognition to 70 times more cameras this year

The number of video cameras in Moscow’s public surveillance network equipped with facial biometrics will grow by 70 times from…

 

NtechLab facial recognition tech being deployed for retail client flow analytics

NtechLab has signed a cooperation agreement with Watcom Group, a Russian firm that specializes in analyzing visitor flows in shopping…

 

Russian banks advised to inform customers of biometric data collection after the fact

Russia’s central bank has issued recommendations for the biometric enrollment processes banks in the country should use to register citizens…

 

NEXT Biometrics access control products to be distributed in Russia by UniComm

In an effort to accelerate sales in Russia, NEXT Biometrics has appointed UniComm its authorized distributor in the country for…

 

Moscow police piloting AR glasses with Ntechlab facial recognition tech

Moscow’s Department of Information Technology is testing augmented reality glasses that feature facial recognition technology developed by Ntechlab, RBC reports….

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