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Sberbank sells VisionLabs stake to focus on STC biometrics

Sberbank is divesting its 25 percent stake in VisionLabs to focus its efforts on biometrics competitor Speech Technology Center (STC), according…

 

Face biometrics tested for payments in Moscow Metro, banking in Japan

The Moscow Metro transport system has begun testing its Face Pay biometric fare payment service with 1,000 users to provide…

 

Maxima Telecom win $13.5M contract to deploy face biometric cameras to Moscow roads

Two thousand cameras with object detection and face biometrics are coming to the roads and highways of Russia’s capital, through…

 

Ethnicity recognition found among Russian face biometrics providers’ features

A quartet of Russian biometrics providers have been found to have built ethnicity-recognition tools into facial recognition systems, like their…

 

NtechLab scores highest biometric matching accuracy rates in three NIST test categories

NtechLab is trumpeting its success in the recent Face Recognition Vendor Test (FRVT) from the U.S. National Institute of Standards…

 

The East plays a COVID shell game with biometric surveillance

Again, governments around the world are trivializing personal privacy as they build increasingly intrusive biometric surveillance networks. Officials in Hong…

 

PayByFace, VisionLabs face biometrics deployments for retail payments showcase regional demand

Bulgaria’s Raiffeisenbank has begun testing touchless payments with face biometrics from PayByFace through the Visa Innovation Program. The bank intends…

 

Moscow Metro to introduce facial recognition system for fare payment

Passengers using the Moscow Metro system in Russia will be able to pay their fares at all metro stations using…

 

Facial recognition changes in Moscow metro, Hong Kong airport spark privacy concerns

The city of Moscow has announced an expansion of its Metro facial recognition system for approximately US$12.5 million, the Kommersant…

 

Banks embrace biometrics for new account opening, remote access

Russia’s Ministry of Digital industry has declared that a register of organizations able to access the country’s Unified Biometric System…

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