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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…

 

Russian Ministry testing gait recognition as part of national biometric surveillance system

The Russian Ministry of Internal Affairs wants to install a biometric surveillance system by the end of 2021 that will…

 

Moscow rolls out biometric facial recognition to monitor coronavirus infections

Fearing a rapid spread of the coronavirus epidemic, Moscow authorities have decided to roll out biometric facial identification technology as…

 

Moscow launches live facial biometrics surveillance network NtechLab CEO calls world’s largest

Video surveillance analytics including biometric facial recognition provided by NtechLab has been launched at scale in Moscow as of the…

 

MTS buys into the SWiP biometric payment platform

Russian mobile network operator MTS now owns a 15 percent share of biometric payment platform SWiP, writes Kommersant. The investment…

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