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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…

 

Russian central bank’s digital head reports slow progress on national biometric system

Adoption of the unified biometric system instituted by the Central Bank of Russia (CBR) has been slow, surpassing 100,000 users…

 

Russian healthcare digitalization bill for remote patients includes biometrics for authentication

Members of Russia’s Federation Council and Parliament (Duma) have drafted a bill to digitalize healthcare with biometric authentication for more…

 

Russia to expand use of biometrics to identify foreign citizens and immigrants seeking work

The Russian government said it intends to make increased use of biometric data when identifying foreign citizens, according to proposals…

 

Moscow court dismisses lawsuit to ban facial biometrics surveillance in the city

A court in Moscow ruled this week that the wide use of biometric facial recognition technology in video surveillance in…

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