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FacePhi receives backing to expand facial biometric offerings to South Korea

FacePhi is receiving financial support from Spanish business investment body COFIDES to support the implementation of its facial recognition software…

 

Datasonic and Digent stand up joint next-generation biometrics venture

A new joint venture company has been formed to develop and market next generation biometric applications, through a partnership between…

 

Gemalto fingerprint cards trialed in UK as biometrics for banking deployments continue worldwide

UK bank NatWest has begun a three-month trial of biometric fingerprint credit cards from Mastercard and Gemalto with 150 customers,…

 

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…

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