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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…

 

What pandemic? China biometrics startup clinches $141M fund

It is a precarious moment for the waylaid Chinese economy, but a Shenzhen biometrics startup has just closed a round…

 

Biometrics market research briefs: digital ID revenues to leap past $30B by 2024

The Internet of Things Consortium has published a “SmartReport on Wearables,” which provides market statistics and forecasts from analysts including…

 

Advisory board in Hong Kong tells Beijing to back off cameras in smart lamp posts

In an illustration — perhaps unique — of how critical trust is to new communications technology, an advisory committee in…

 

Biometrics and digital ID in Africa this week: increasing CCTV surveillance, new ID document contracts

Madagascar and Zimbabwe seem to be shifting toward far greater government surveillance with public CCTV networks, according to reports this…

 

Biometric passports, digital ID initiatives in Africa and contactless tech top this week’s biometrics news

The spread of biometrics systems in Africa in the public and private sector, in particular in Nigeria, topped the stories…

 

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…

 

Vsbility, Energetika biometric security kits reduce crime by 40 percent in Mexico City county

Vsblty has partnered with Energetika to install thousands of biometric facial recognition-enabled intelligent security kits in Mexico City, the first…

 

TB Forum 2020

TB Forum 2020 Moscow February 11 – 13, 2020 National Security Show of new technologies for large-scale projects and TOP500…

 

Smart city spending climbs along with deep reservations by residents

Citizen protests and lawsuits notwithstanding, municipalities around the world are rushing to install surveillance systems marketed as smart city technology….

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