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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…

 

HRW calls for public biometric surveillance system changes in Russia and Argentina

Expansions of facial recognition systems are continuing around the globe, but some governments may not be following best practices and…

 

RecFaces updates facial recognition to increase biometric accuracy for people wearing face masks

Russian facial verification company RecFaces announced upgrades to its Id-Guard face biometrics solution to allow for improved accuracy in identifying…

 

NtechLab face biometrics piloted in ten more Russian cities’ public security systems

NtechLab, which provides the face biometric technology used in Moscow’s massive public security system, has launched pilot projects in ten…

 

Facial recognition payments uptake in China modest, launched in Moscow Metro

When Ant Financial announced it would spend hundreds of millions of dollars to promote the use of face biometrics for…

 

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…

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