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Money20/20 China Themes Point to Biometrics Prominence

Money20/20 China Themes Point to Biometrics Prominence

Money20/20 organizers have officially announced the return of their China-based event. First launched last year, Money20/20 China drew a crowd of over 2000 professionals from 53 countries. Now, organizers say that Money20/20 2019 will have capacity for more than 2500 people, and will feature over 300 speakers. Organizers have also revealed an ambitiously wide-ranging slate…

Smart Serve Ontario Adds Biometric Authentication to Online Testing Program

Smart Serve Ontario Adds Biometric Authentication to Online Testing Program

Biometrics News Smart Serve Ontario has overhauled its online testing platform to make the certification process simpler and safer for everyone involved. The new system leverages artificial intelligence and biometrics to verify people’s identities and monitor their behavior while the test is in progress. Smart Serve administers the Responsible Alcohol Beverage Sales and Service Training…

Visionati Releases New Image Recognition Platform

Visionati Releases New Image Recognition Platform

Biometrics News – Facial Recognition Visionati has released a new image recognition API designed for the enterprise. The API tags and categorizes a range of different objects (including human faces), allowing customers to rapidly scan photos and videos for the data points that will be most relevant to their business. In addition to recognizing different…

Smiths Detection Airport Scanner Matches Passengers with Their Luggage

Smiths Detection Airport Scanner Matches Passengers with Their Luggage

Biometrics News – Airport Biometrics Smiths Detection is demoing a new biometric security solution at this week’s Inter Airport Europe event in Germany. The system is designed specifically to assess risk at security checkpoints and make the baggage screening process more efficient. To that end, the solution combines a Smiths Detection CT Scanner with the…

Verint Receives Three Awards for Speech Analytics Platform

Verint Receives Three Awards for Speech Analytics Platform

Verint is filling out its trophy case with a trio of awards, each of which was handed out in recognition of its Speech Analytics platform. The platform uses speech recognition, machine learning, and AI to transcribe call center interactions and convert them into actionable data for the enterprise. The three awards include a Speech Technology…

Chooch Releases Edge AI Computer Vision Platform

Chooch Releases Edge AI Computer Vision Platform

Biometrics News – Facial Recognition Chooch AI has released a new computer vision service that allows users to detect and categorize events in any kind of local video stream. Dubbed Chooch Edge AI, the technology was unveiled at this week’s TechCrunch Disrupt startup event in San Francisco and leverages Chooch AI’s object recognition capabilities. “Our…

Sensetime Partnership Brings Chinese Cell Tower Company Into Biometric Surveillance

Sensetime Partnership Brings Chinese Cell Tower Company Into Biometric Surveillance

China’s extensive biometric surveillance apparatus is poised to expand even further through the efforts of a major cell tower company: China Tower has established a new subsidiary called Smart Tower that is aimed at offering video surveillance services. As Light Reading reports, China Tower is jointly owned by China’s three major telecoms, and has 1.9…

Xpeng P7 Smart Car Features Biometric Unlock

Xpeng P7 Smart Car Features Biometric Unlock

The Xpeng P7 will officially become the first car to feature the Alibaba In-Car Mini APP platform when the new electric vehicle hits the market in the spring of 2020. Xpeng Motors carried out the integration in collaboration with AliOS, giving drivers access to smart car features like navigation, traffic updates, and driver monitoring. The…

Nuance Takes Home Financial Services Prize at AIconics Awards

Nuance Takes Home Financial Services Prize at AIconics Awards

Biometrics News – Voice Recognition – Behavioral Biometrics Nuance Communications has added a major trophy to its mantle, taking home the prize for Best Application of AI in Financial Services at the 4th annual AIconics Awards. Presented by Forbes, the Awards honor organizations and individuals that create innovative AI products and services. The winners were…

New VSBLTY Partnership to Bring Facial Recognition Tech to Retail

New VSBLTY Partnership to Bring Facial Recognition Tech to Retail

Biometrics News – Facial Recognition “VSBLTY is an important piece of our strategy as retailers increasingly rely on in-store video analytics to not only understand and directly support the shopper journey but also to provide another layer of context-based security and loss prevention.” – Amin Shahidi, Head of Strategy, Sensormatic Solutions Facial recognition specialist VSBLTY…

Taiwan Public Bank Deploys Kneron Face Recognition Tech

A public bank in Taiwan is upgrading its security capabilities with edge AI facial recognition technology from Kneron. The agreement came about thanks to Kneron’s arrangement with its systems integration partner, Tung-I Information Service (TIIS). The deal specifically concerns Kneron’s Facial Recognition Solution, which will be deployed for attendance management and access control at the…

Synaptics Showcases Smart TV Biometrics at IBC 2019

Synaptics Showcases Smart TV Biometrics at IBC 2019

“Synaptics has also applied its Machine Learning AI technology to other innovations for TV streaming beyond biometric user recognition.” This year’s IBC Conference – an industry show dedicated to media and entertainment technology – was recently held in Amsterdam, and Synaptics was on hand to show off some innovative applications of its AI-driven technology, including…

AI Enhancement Makes MorphoWave Biometric Scanner Faster, More Accurate

AI Enhancement Makes MorphoWave Biometric Scanner Faster, More Accurate

“Its matching speed is 85 percent faster, enabling a 25 percent increase in throughput, with the device capable of scanning 50 people per minute.” IDEMIA‘s renowned MorphoWave Compact biometric solution is now faster and more accurate, thanks to an AI-driven update. Launched in the spring of 2018, the MorphoWave Compact is a smaller version of…

Global TV Brand Developing IoT-Connected, Face-Scanning TVs

Global TV Brand Developing IoT-Connected, Face-Scanning TVs

Facial recognition and related Artificial Intelligence-driven technologies are going to play an increasingly important role in consumer TVs, suggests TCL Electronics’ latest corporate update. The China-based electronics maker offers a range of products, from mobile phones to washing machines, but it is perhaps best known internationally for its competitively priced TVs. This business area continues…

Payments Pros Concerned About Cybersecurity, Want In-House Solutions: Survey

Payments Pros Concerned About Cybersecurity, Want In-House Solutions: Survey

Professionals in the payments industry are very concerned about cybersecurity, but are at least a little mistrustful of third party solutions providers, suggest the results of TD Bank’s 2019 NACHA PAYMENTS survey. Conducted at the 2019 NACHA PAYMENTS Conference in Orlando this past May, the survey polled just under 500 of the payments industry professionals…

finleap Brings Ping An’s OneConnect Technology to Europe

finleap Brings Ping An’s OneConnect Technology to Europe

The Ping An Group’s OneConnect platform will soon be available in Europe thanks to a new strategic partnership with finleap connect, which manages the finleap FinTech ecosystem. Based in China, OneConnect is a comprehensive Software-as-a-Service company that provides financial institutions with AI, blockchain, cloud, and biometric capabilities. “We are impressed by OneConnect’s technical capabilities and…

Facial Recognition Specialist VSBLTY Brings on a Pair of New Executives

Facial Recognition Specialist VSBLTY Brings on a Pair of New Executives

VSBLTY has added two new members to its executive team. The company has announced that Matthew Pruitt will be taking over as the new Chief Experience Officer (CXO), while Paul Rinaldi has signed on as the company’s first Senior Client Services Director for Retail. The latter is a newly created position that will focus on…

Nuance Shows Solid Growth in Q3 Update

Nuance Shows Solid Growth in Q3 Update

“…the Artificial Intelligence specialist has delivered revenues near the high end of its guidance range.” Nuance Communications has issued its results for the third quarter of 2019, showing solid growth across multiple business areas. Bearing in mind that Nuance adopted the ASC 606 revenue recognition standard last October, comparison of its latest results with those…

Google Wants Your Photo, Will Pay in Gift Cards

Google Wants Your Photo, Will Pay in Gift Cards

Google is handing out $5 gift cards in exchange for five minutes of face time with random people on the street. The company is reportedly training a new facial recognition algorithm that would be deployed in the next generation of Pixel smartphones. The algorithm would essentially give Google an in-house alternative to Apple’s Face ID,…

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