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Voice-activated Apps gain popularity in Vietnam

As mobile technology continues its rapid advance, several mobile companies have launched novel features. These hands-free features and navigation tools are referred to as voice commands, voice-enabled actions or speech recognition.  431 more words


Forced Blood Draws, DNA Collection and Biometric Scans: What Country Is This?

The Fourth Amendment was designed to stand between us and arbitrary governmental authority. For all practical purposes, that shield has been shattered, leaving our liberty and personal integrity subject to the whim of every cop on the beat, trooper on the highway and jail official.

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NEC provides face recognition technology to Surat City Police, India

NEC India Pvt. Ltd., a Network and IT solution provider, and NEC Corporation, together with Innovative Telecom & Softwares Pvt. Ltd., announced the deployment of NEC’s face recognition technology for Surat City Police (Gujarat). 403 more words


ViRDI to showcase latest access controller with fake finger detection at 2015 TOKYO Security Show

ViRDI will showcase its latest access controller with fake finger detection  at 2015 TOKYO Security Show, an important surveillance trade show in Japan from 3 to 6 March 2015. 47 more words


BIOMETRICS: Pakistanis face a deadline Surrender fingerprints or give up cellphone

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan — Cellphones didn’t just arrive in Pakistan. But someone could be fooled into thinking otherwise, considering the tens of millions of Pakistanis pouring into mobile phone stores these days. 62 more words


Atul Gawande: Healthcare is massively better today because of doctors, not technology

Atul Gawande is the preeminent physician-writer of this generation. His new book, Being Mortal, is a runaway bestseller, as have been his three prior books… 1,841 more words

Chinese smartphone vendors bullish on biometrics

East Asian fingerprint sensor firms are ramping up production in anticipation of increased demand from Chinese smartphone vendors, reports regional media.

Over the next three years, fingerprint sensor tech is expected to have a CAGR of 80% driven largely by demand from China vendors, according to DigiTimes. 75 more words