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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…

 

Russian university adopts STC’s facial recognition access control solution

A facial recognition solution from Speech Technology Center (STC) has been adopted by the Stavropol State Agrarian University (SSAU), which…

 

Biometric ATMs and remote payment systems expanding around the world

Biometric banking and financial services of various kinds are making headlines around the world, with legal and regulatory changes in…

 

Russia plans government biometrics database for fingerprints, DNA, facial recognition

Russia’s Ministry of Internal Affairs is planning to stand up a database of fingerprint, DNA and face biometric data collected…

 

Face biometrics by Speech Technology Center introduced at Russian airport

Speech Technology Center has delivered its 70th project in Russia to implement the facial recognition system Smart Tracker FRS at…

 

Russia introduces bill to extend scope of biometric data collection for crime suspects

A bill has been tabled in the lower house (State Duma) of Russia’s federal assembly aimed at making it possible…

 

Solus Connect partners to bring biometric authentication platform to Latin America

A pair of biometrics providers have announced partnerships to boost cybersecurity and fight fraud, with Solus Connect partnering to bring…

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