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Rail providers push back on false info about facial recognition

Facial recognition will not be used, and personal data not recorded by new customer frequency measurement systems installed in rail…


Indian Railway Police Force Chief reports 96% accuracy in facial recognition system trial

The Director-General of the Railway Police Force (RPF), Sanjay Chander, has informed The Hindu in an interview that the Indian…


Facial recognition gates by JR West to launch at Osaka train station in March

West Japan Railway (JR West) announced it would deploy face biometrics gates at two train stations in Osaka, reports The…


Moscow Metro to expand Face Pay biometric service as customer base grows

Officials of the Moscow Metro say they plan to add 330 more turnstiles to the Face Pay system from this…


Bluestone signs Bahamian digital ID agreement with biometric payment option

Bahamas-based digital ID firm Bluestone Labs has entered a six-year contract with the country’s Unified Public Transportation Co. (UPTC) to…


Brazil deploys ISS facial recognition to secure São Paulo metro

São Paulo Metrô in Brazil has deployed ISS (Intelligent Security Systems) face biometrics technologies on its Line 3-Red subway. The…


Osaka to trial face biometric ticketing for travelers in wheelchairs

Osaka Metro announced it will experiment with face biometric ticketing verification for passengers using wheelchairs at Nagai Station. Panasonic‘s biometric…


Moscow Metro biometric payment system marks usage milestones, anniversary

A year after launching, Russia’s Face Pay fare service in Moscow reports processing payment for 35 million rides using face…


Moscow Metro facial recognition payments system to add 200 turnstiles, link to IDs

Moscow will extend the government-owned Face Pay biometric fare payment system to additional transport lines in the city and is…


Dozens more face biometrics turnstiles for Moscow transit, backed by tepid survey

Moscow is expanding its Face Pay biometric public transportation program because it is very popular, according to a city official….

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