retail biometrics

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…