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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…

 

Samsung considering South Korean suppliers for fingerprint reader components

New reports reveal that Samsung appears to be ready to implement fingerprint readers on the bulk of its upcoming handsets…

 

South Korean firm releases mobile facial identification service

The Korea Trade Network (KTNET) has released a new mobile multi-factor biometric authentication service solution, providing mobile app developers and…

 

Samsung rumored to be developing its own fingerprint sensors

Samsung is rumored to be developing its own fingerprint reader sensors to be incorporated into its mobile devices, according to…

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