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Cities in China most watched by CCTV surveillance, new face biometrics systems for Moscow and Spain

There are 770 million public CCTV surveillance cameras in the world’s 150 largest cities by population, and 54 percent of…

 

SWiP selfie biometrics payment solution deployed by Russian medical center

The European Medical Center (EMC), a private clinic in Moscow, Russia, has introduced contactless biometric payments with Selfie2Pay services, the…

 

Biometric surveillance systems cause concerns in Russia, Thailand

A pair of Russians have filed a complaint against the mass use of facial recognition at a protest in Moscow…

 

NTechLab to supply biometric facial recognition to over 43,000 Russian schools

Biometric facial recognition-equipped cameras will be installed in over 43,000 Russian schools, writes The Moscow Times based on reports by…

 

Smart Engines and Innovatrics expand document recognition and onboarding services in Eastern Europe

Citibank has chosen AI document recognition technology developed by Smart Engines to verify client documents in Russia, the company announced….

 

COVID-19’s not-so-strange biometrics bedfellows in Eurasia

COVID-19 appears to be accelerating the warming of relations between the world’s biggest authoritarian nations, Russia and China. The practical…

 

Selfie biometrics and ID check offerings launched by banks in Russia, UK and Argentina

Biometric selfie authentication services have been launched by several banks around the world to support contactless transactions. Raiffeisenbank Russia has…

 

Service for biometric data transfer to centralized Russian system launched and self-enrollment planned

Rostelecom’s cloud-based Unified Biometrics System (UBS) will soon be adopted by 50 Russian banks, NIA Nizhny Novgorod reports. The UBS…

 

Sberbank patents new method to augment facial recognition for crowds

PJCS Sberbank has been granted a new patent for a system that applies augmented reality and 3D modeling to improve…

 

Speech Technology Center Smart City facial biometrics used to enforce quarantine in Sakhalin

More than 20 people violating quarantine orders in the Russian island Sakhalin have been identified by a biometric facial recognition…

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