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Seoul shares face biometrics of 170M travelers with private firms

The South Korean government shared roughly 170 million face images of citizens and resident foreign nationals with the private sector…

 

Indonesia, Philippines, Kenya contend with digital inclusion, South Korea extends verification

Authorities in South Korea, Indonesia, the Philippines and Kenya are contending with multiple aspects of digital identity. South Korea plans…

 

Fragmentation in details and niches as digital health passes roll out around the world

UK authorities are being asked by the country’s aviation sector to ditch the COVID test and isolation requirements it has…

 

New biometric sensor can discern 9 voices in a package small enough for a phone

Granularity is being brought to acoustic sensors for phones. A team of South Korean researchers have created small, flexible piezoelectric…

 

Digital identity systems around Asia compared as Taiwan seeks path forward

Taiwan has underestimated the risks posed by its proposed digital ID system to user privacy and cybersecurity, according to a…

 

T-Money trials face biometrics for contactless payments to public transportation

A pilot process to put in place and evaluate a system providing touchless biometric payment for public transportation in Korea…

 

Alchera forecasts bigger market for its facial recognition and lists to KOSDAQ, Kabn closes $3M private placement

Alchera says it plans to make more market in-routes with its AI-driven facial recognition solution as well as expand its…

 

FacePhi selfie biometrics software chosen by asset manager Hanwha

FacePhi has announced that it is expanding its presence in the Korean financial industry market with a partnership agreement for…

 

Shinhan Card plans facial recognition retail payments expansion in South Korea

The biometric payment system supplied by Shinhan Card to the CU convenience store at Hanyang University in Seoul has been…

 

FacePhi wins HancomWITH facial recognition access control contract

FacePhi has entered a biometrics partnership with cybersecurity company HancomWITH. The contract will see HancomWITH personnel using a FacePin created…

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