retail biometrics

Ruti Clothing Chain Secures $6 Million to Develop Facial Recognition Retail Platform

Ruti Clothing Chain Secures $6 Million to Develop Facial Recognition Retail Platform

Biometrics News – Facial Recognition The fashion brand Ruti is looking to expand with $6 million in Series A funding. While some of the money will be used to open new retail locations and improve its online storefront, some of it will be used to develop a proprietary facial recognition platform that will offer a…

SnapPay Brings Naked Payments to North America

SnapPay Brings Naked Payments to North America

Biometrics News – Facial Recognition SnapPay is bringing face-based naked payments to North America. The Ontario startup currently allows North American retailers to accept Alipay and WeChat Pay, and is hoping to offer even greater utility with technology that allows shoppers to pay for their goods with a simple facial recognition scan. The company’s facial…

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…

CyberLink Takes Biometric FaceMe Solution to GSX 2019

CyberLink Takes Biometric FaceMe Solution to GSX 2019

CyberLink is taking its facial recognition portfolio to the 2019 edition of the Global Security Exchange (GSX) in Chicago. The event will run from September 2nd to 12th at McCormick Place, where CyberLink will be showcasing its wares at Booth #2394 in Exhibit Hall A. At GSX, Cyberlink will be showcasing its FaceMe facial recognition platform,…

New 5G Vending Machine Processes Customers with Facial Recognition

New 5G Vending Machine Processes Customers with Facial Recognition

A pair of Chinese tech companies are teaming up to release a smart vending machine that processes customers with 5G and facial recognition technologies. UTStarcom and China Mobile Group have called their refrigerated vending machine the goBox, and are presenting it as one of several retail solutions that will leverage 5G to transform the shopping…

Face Recognition Powers New ChromeOS Media Player

Face Recognition Powers New ChromeOS Media Player

A new ChromeOS media player supports Ultra-High Definition video as well as facial recognition and gaze tracking. Unveiled by AOPEN at this week’s Digital Signage Expo 2019, the AOPEN Chromebox Commercial 2 is designed to power UHD 4K screens, and to support external Internet of Things applications. It can run on a 7th generation Intel…

New Contender May Indicate Growth in Biometric Retail Marketing

New Contender May Indicate Growth in Biometric Retail Marketing

Another new biometric signage solution for retail suggests that this technology could become a significant new trend in stores. The solution in this case is the product of a collaboration between customer engagement solutions provider Beabloo and KIOSK Information Systems, which have developed a new digital signage kiosk that features an embedded camera for facial…

CyberLink to Highlight Retail Applications of Face Biometrics Tech at CES 2019

CyberLink to Highlight Retail Applications of Face Biometrics Tech at CES 2019

Taiwan-based CyberLink is aiming to elevate its profile with plans to showcase its facial recognition technology at next month’s Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. The company says its FaceMe biometric engine, which recently delivered a solid performance in the MegaFace Challenge, boasts of a 98.41 percent True Acceptance Rate and a False Acceptance…

iFresh Grocery Chain Gets Reseller Rights for Biometrics Powered Smart Retail Tech

iFresh Grocery Chain Gets Reseller Rights for Biometrics Powered Smart Retail Tech

“The solutions leverage a range of sophisticated technologies, including facial and palm recognition for customer authentication, to eliminate traditional human labor from retail stores.” iFresh, a grocery chain aimed at the Asian American demographic, is betting on Smart Retail solutions driven by AI and biometric technologies. The company has entered into a distribution agreement with…