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…


TB Forum

TB Forum February 12-14, 2019 Moscow, Russia TB Forum is a must-attend event for high-end security products buyers and vendors….


VisionLabs tech helps cars identify owner from a distance

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Facebook deletes Russian firms’ accounts for scraping data for facial recognition

Facebook has removed 66 accounts pages, and apps associated with companies that provide the Russian government with facial recognition software…


Details emerge about centralized monitoring system used during World Cup 2018

In preparation for the 2018 World Cup in Russia, AxxonSoft customized settings on more than 1,350 video channels, including 9…


All Russian banks to connect to Unified Biometric System by end of 2019

By the end of 2019, all Russian bank branches are required to submit customer data to the national Unified Biometric…

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