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Russia’s biggest bank testing biometric security measures

In an effort to decrease the need for bank cards, Sberbank, Russia’s biggest bank, is working on biometric security measures…

 

Facial recognition app being used to harass Russian adult film actresses

International Business Times is reporting that FindFace, a facial recognition app that taps neural-network technology, is being used in Russia…

 

Russian photographer uses facial recognition in social media experiment

A recent project entitled ‘Your face is big data’ saw an art school student photograph people who happened to sit…

 

Russian startup tops UW facial recognition challenge

Russian startup N-Tech.Lab recently became a leader in the MegaFace challenge in face recognition algorithms at the University of Washington….

 

Russia to begin fingerprinting immigrants at border points

Russia will be implementing a biometric border management solution at all migrant entry points starting next year to prevent repeated…

 

Russia to consider bill that calls for mandatory biometric registration of all citizens

MPs from populist Russian nationalist party LDPR have drafted and will soon submit a new bill calling for the mandatory…

 

Russia to launch pilot program to fingerprint visa applicants

Russian embassies and consulates in Britain, Denmark, Myanmar and Namibia will launch a pilot program this January that makes it…

 

Russia MP proposes to enforce universal fingerprinting for all international visitors

A Russian MP is preparing a new bill that will recommend new security measures to make it mandatory for all…

 

Russia looks to biometrics for foreign visa applications

Russia’s Foreign Ministry has proposed a process of capturing fingerprint biometrics for people applying for entry visas, starting this summer….

 

Artec Group 3D facial recognition system deployed at Russia’s Sochi airport

Elektronika LLC has implemented an integrated 3D facial recognition system at the Sochi International Airport in Russia, ahead of the…

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