Facial recognition

Alibaba, Focus Media Pen USD735 Million Deal to Use Facial Recognition in Advertising

Alibaba, Focus Media Pen USD735 Million Deal to Use Facial Recognition in Advertising

An Alibaba unit is partnering up with Focus Media Information Technology, one of China’s biggest advertising agencies, in a CNY5 billion (USD735 million) deal to develop facial recognition systems.

Jul 27, 2018
Xu Wei
China's AI Unicorn Yitu Tech Triples Series C Funding In Less Than One Month

China's AI Unicorn Yitu Tech Triples Series C Funding In Less Than One Month

China's AI Unicorn Yitu Tech Triples Series C Funding In Less Than One Month. Chinese facial recognition unicorn Yitu Technology…

Jun 13, 2018
Dou Shicong
World’s Most Valuable AI Firm SenseTime Wraps Up 2nd Fundraiser in Two Months

World’s Most Valuable AI Firm SenseTime Wraps Up 2nd Fundraiser in Two Months

Chinese facial recognition technology developer SenseTime has topped up its financing for a second time in just two months, reinforcing its position…

May 31, 2018
Xu Wei
China Showcases Future Tech at 2018 Big Data Industry Expo

China Showcases Future Tech at 2018 Big Data Industry Expo

China Showcases Future Tech at 2018 Big Data Industry Expo

May 29, 2018
Yicai Global
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