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Africans assess national biometric projects as Thales enters digital ID talks with DRC

There is a sense of reflection in Nigeria over the country’s ambitions to provide ID to all, with multiple reports…

 

Biometrics at the network edge grow in prominence for smart city and healthcare applications

Biometrics at the network edge accounted for two of our top stories this week on Biometric Update, with Nvidia launching a…

 

Will smart cities in Belt and Road Initiative bring Xinjiang-style facial recognition to other countries?

Much of the digital security apparatus operated in Xinjiang by China’s government, including biometric facial recognition, is making its way…

 

Edge AI chips: enabling faster, secure processing of biometric data for Smart Cities

Companies are finding new ways to build chips with enough processing power for super-accurate machine vision, including facial biometrics –…

 

Biometric payment card timelines move up, tech giants pause facial recognition sales to U.S. police

Anticipation for mass market biometric credit and debit cards continues to build, with market conditions aligning and major announcements expected…

 

SECON 2021

SECON 2021 Korea March 10 – 12, 2021 Celebrating its 20th anniversary, SECON 2021 (International Security Exhibition and Conference) is…

 

Facial biometrics and smart city technology rise in Asia gets new incentive from pandemic

Facial recognition and other smart city technologies could be rolled out more quickly in Japan over the coming months, after…

 

Will COVID-19 spur a surge in biometrics technologies?

This is a guest post by Sanjay Gupta, VP, Global Head of Product and Corporate Development at Mitek From facial…

 

Biometrics providers among Chinese companies added to U.S. Entity List for rights abuses

Biometrics firms are again prominent among new companies based in China added to the U.S. Government’s Entity List, restricting their…

 

NEC describes new I:Delight platform for touchless biometrics, signs Australia smart city deal

Solutions to support the “new normal” of public health concern must make touchpoints contactless and provide a scalable biometric platform…

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