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Airport biometrics launched in South Korea and Poland as U.S. oversight board weighs benefits

Biometric deployments at airports continue at a rapid pace, with deployments in South Korea and Poland, as details continue to…

 

FacePhi targets Asia-Pacific region with subsidiary in South Korea

Alicante, Spain-based FacePhi has launched FacePhi APAC in South Korea in the city of Pangyo, very close to Seoul and…

 

UnionCommunity introduces new product line at global partner conference

UnionCommunity, whose brands include Virdi and Nitgen, recently hosted its 9th global partner conference at the Korea International Exhibition Center…

 

Mandatory fingerprinting of children in South Korea faces backlash

Legislation introduced in April by a group of South Korea lawmakers to allow the government to collect and retain fingerprints…

 

South Korean airports to adopt biometrics authentication system for domestic flights

South Korea’s Ministry of Land, Infrastructure and Transport said today that Gimpo International Airport and Jeju International Airport will adopt…

 

Samsung patents pressure-sensitive under-display fingerprint scanner

Samsung has registered for a patent for a pressure sensitive under-the-display fingerprint scanner, which the company could introduce in one…

 

7-Eleven testing palm-vein authentication for payments in South Korea

A 7-Eleven outlet in South Korea is testing a self-checkout system that will allow customers to pay for purchases using…

 

Suprema granted fingerprint patent in South Korea

Suprema Inc. has received a patent in its home country of South Korea covering the outer structure of fingerprint recognition…

 

Facial recognition trial completed at South Korea government complex

South Korea’s Government Buildings Management Office is ramping up security at public buildings with a facial recognition system following a…

 

UN to adopt fingerprint recognition-based employee ID cards

The United Nations International Computing Center (UNICC) has launched the One UN Smart Card project – which plans to adopt…

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