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VisionLabs’ biometrics deployed at more than 60 universities, schools in Russia

VisionLabs has announced the deployment of its computer vision and biometrics capabilities in more than 60 educational institutions in Russia….


Facial recognition deployments with lax regulation under scrutiny worldwide

Several facial recognition projects around the world have recently come under scrutiny, spurred by concerns of privacy advocates that the…


Shufti Pro wins biometric onboarding contract with Russian SIM provider

Russian SIM service provider Birka has selected Shufti Pro to provide biometric ID verification for customer registration. Birka customers will…


Roselectronics to supply biometrics for Russian street-level public transport

Rostec State Corporation’s holding company Roselectronics will start the development and production of biometric systems for ground public transport in…


Facial recognition in schools: systems deployed in Europe and the US amid privacy concerns

New facial recognition systems are being deployed across school campuses around the world, while others are being removed amidst privacy…


Face biometric payments launch at scale in Moscow Metro

Moscow’s metro system has seen the launch of a new biometric facial recognition payment system, Face Pay, at over 240…


Sberbank sells VisionLabs stake to focus on STC biometrics

Sberbank is divesting its 25 percent stake in VisionLabs to focus its efforts on biometrics competitor Speech Technology Center (STC), according…


Face biometrics tested for payments in Moscow Metro, banking in Japan

The Moscow Metro transport system has begun testing its Face Pay biometric fare payment service with 1,000 users to provide…


Maxima Telecom win $13.5M contract to deploy face biometric cameras to Moscow roads

Two thousand cameras with object detection and face biometrics are coming to the roads and highways of Russia’s capital, through…


Ethnicity recognition found among Russian face biometrics providers’ features

A quartet of Russian biometrics providers have been found to have built ethnicity-recognition tools into facial recognition systems, like their…

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