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Facial Recognition to Enforce Age Restriction on Mobile Game in China

Facial Recognition to Enforce Age Restriction on Mobile Game in China

“Tencent says its aim is to use facial recognition technology to match players against their government databases in order to verify their ages, which suggests it’s working closely with government authorities.” At the Chinese government’s behest, Tencent Holdings says it is exploring the use of facial recognition technology to prevent minors from playing its wildly…

Gridsum, Tencent Promote Speech-to-Text System to Legal Officials in China

Gridsum, Tencent Promote Speech-to-Text System to Legal Officials in China

Speech recognition technology could soon play a major role in China’s legal system. China-based analytics and AI specialist Gridsum and internet media company Tencent are now promoting a solution they jointly developed to legal authorities in the country. Called the Intelligent Voice Recognition System, it’s designed to convert natural speech into text, and is aimed…

Qualcomm Haven Biometrically Protects WeChat

Qualcomm Haven Biometrically Protects WeChat

Qualcomm is providing the biometric authentication system for transactions on Tencent’s WeChat mPayment platform. Called Qualcomm Haven, the authentication system accords with Tencent’s SOTER protocol, ensuring that it relies on fingerprint scanning and matching, stores the biometric data locally, and transmits it to Tencent’s servers. To start, it will be available on the Vivo X6…