Facial recognition

Suspect Caught at Music Concert by Facial Recognition Technology

Suspect Caught at Music Concert by Facial Recognition Technology

A Chinese man who was wanted by police for “economic crimes” was arrested at a music concert in China after facial recognition technology spotted him inside the venue.

Apr 27, 2018
Benjamin Roberts
Synthesis Electronic Invests USD797,000 in Smart Canteen Operator

Synthesis Electronic Invests USD797,000 in Smart Canteen Operator

Synthesis Electronic Technology Co. plans to probe further into university campuses by spending CNY5 million (USD797,000) on a 10-percent stake…

Mar 30, 2018
Tang Shihua
30 Beijing Hospitals Adopt Facial Recognition to Tackle Appointment Scalpers

30 Beijing Hospitals Adopt Facial Recognition to Tackle Appointment Scalpers

Some 30 hospitals in Beijing have installed facial recognition systems to nab scalpers who try to sell appointment tickets…

Feb 9, 2018
Tang Shihua
Guangzhou South Station Uses Facial Recognition to Track Down Criminals

Guangzhou South Station Uses Facial Recognition to Track Down Criminals

Guangzhou South, one of China’s most-used rail stations, is using facial recognition to better locate missing persons and identify criminals at the transport hub.

Feb 6, 2018
Dou Shicong
Meitu Denies Involvement in Illegal ICOs

Meitu Denies Involvement in Illegal ICOs

Meitu Inc., which made popular Chinese selfie app Meitu Xiuxiu, has denied having connections to cryptocurrency software Ethereum Xiuxiu and…

Jan 25, 2018
Dou Shicong
Meitu Taps Blockchain for Facial Recognition Authentication System

Meitu Taps Blockchain for Facial Recognition Authentication System

Meitu Inc., which made popular Chinese selfie app Meitu Xiuxiu, plans to develop a blockchain-based facial recognition system to decentralize user authentication.

Jan 23, 2018
Dou Shicong
Beijing Uses Facial Recognition to Catch Cheaters in First PC-Based English College Entrance Exam

Beijing Uses Facial Recognition to Catch Cheaters in First PC-Based English College Entrance Exam

The Chinese capital held the first computer-based English listening test for college entrance exams on Dec. 16, using facial recognition to prevent cheating, China Youth Daily reported.

Dec 18, 2017
Tang Shihua
Tunicorn Technology Bags USD38 Million in A-Round to Explore New AI Sectors

Tunicorn Technology Bags USD38 Million in A-Round to Explore New AI Sectors

Tunicorn Technology, a Chinese artificial intelligence firm focused on computer vision, closed CNY250 million (USD38 million) in its A-round funding…

Dec 14, 2017
Tang Shihua
Huawei, Oppo Happy to Wait on Sidelines as Apple Looks to Commercialize Facial Recognition on Phones

Huawei, Oppo Happy to Wait on Sidelines as Apple Looks to Commercialize Facial Recognition on Phones

Face ID, the facial recognition feature on smartphone maker Apple Inc.’s [NASDAQ:AAPL] latest handset, the iPhone X, has stirred market…

Nov 22, 2017
Li Na
Phones From Xiaomi, Oppo Will Feature 3D Face Sensing Technology, Sources Say

Phones From Xiaomi, Oppo Will Feature 3D Face Sensing Technology, Sources Say

New smartphones from Xiaomi Technology Co. and Guangdong Oppo Mobile Telecommunications Corp. will feature three-dimensional sensing technology for facial recognition…

Nov 10, 2017
Zhang Xia
Wuzhen Deploys Facial Recognition Surveillance Devices to Help Put Criminals Behind Bars

Wuzhen Deploys Facial Recognition Surveillance Devices to Help Put Criminals Behind Bars

The town of Wuzhen in China’s Zhejiang province, near Tongxiang and Jiangxi, has deployed a large number of surveillance devices…

Oct 26, 2017
Zhang Xia
Apple Refutes Reports That iPhone X Facial Recognition Accuracy Has Been Reduced to Speed Up Production

Apple Refutes Reports That iPhone X Facial Recognition Accuracy Has Been Reduced to Speed Up Production

Apple Inc. [NASDAQ:AAPL] has refuted a Bloomberg report published yesterday which said it had allowed suppliers to reduce accuracy levels…

Oct 26, 2017
Liao Shumin