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Biometric Update regularly writes articles about smart cities. The following list of links is available to assist you with finding biometrics news concerning smart cities. Additional tags may be perused by reviewing our complete Biometrics Topics list.

 

Cimcon raises $33M to expand smart city push as VSBLTY extends LATAM partnership

Smart city technology provider Cimcon has closed a $33 million financing round, including a $23 million Series C round and…

 

Facial recognition giants unveil new technologies at World AI Conference

Facial biometrics unicorn SenseTime is opening a new Chinese headquarters in Shanghai, the company announced at the World Artificial Intelligence…

 

London and Atlanta join Chinese cities among those with most public surveillance cameras

The cities with the most surveillance cameras in the word per capita are all in China, except for London and…

 

U.S. Senators call for travel warning for countries with Chinese smart city systems

A pair of U.S. Senators have called on the State Department to issue a travel advisory to Americans traveling to…

 

Quito to launch facial recognition for public surveillance under smart city project

Ecuadorian capital Quito will launch public biometric facial recognition as part of the country’s first digital city program after an…

 

Video surveillance equipment market to grow by $1.7B this year

The global professional video surveillance market is growing, and a new biometric partnership and technologies demonstrated at the recent IFSEC…

 

Valid to provide biometric ID cards as part of award-winning smart city initiative in Brazil

São Caetano do Sul has received an InovaCidade award from Smart Business Brazil for a smart city project managed by…

 

Philippines plans biometric enrollment of 105 million people as Manila pilots facial recognition

The Philippines is planning to register 105 million people in its biometric National ID system, and is currently acquiring the…

 

VSBLTY to provide facial biometrics for Smart City partnership in Latin America

VSBLTY Groupe has partnered with “intelligent lighting” provider Energetika to integrate biometric facial recognition and other security technologies with Smart…

 

Ethics panel sets criteria for London police use of live facial recognition as Dubai city plan criticized

The London Policing Ethics Panel examining the use of biometric real-time facial recognition has concluded that if police can prove…

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