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….


Site using facial recognition to match photos from Russian social media network sued

A new website enabling users to search the image database of Russian social media site VKontakte with facial biometrics has…


Moscow to expand facial biometrics to more of massive surveillance camera network in 2019

Moscow Mayor Sergei Sobyanin says the city will expand its network of cameras equipped with facial recognition from the subway…


Sberbank deploys fingerprint payments with grocery chain and reaches biometric registration goal

Russia’s Sberbank has partnered with supermarket chain Azbuka Vkusa to enable customers to pay with fingerprint biometrics at 20 stores…


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