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China's SenseTime Plans IPO, U.S. R&D Center as Early as 2018

Chinese artificial intelligence (AI) start-up SenseTime Group, valued at more than $2 billion, is planning an IPO and aims to open a U.S. research and development center as early as next year, its founder told Reuters.

The Hong Kong and Beijing-based deep learning firm founded by Tang Xiaoou, a professor at the Chinese University of Hong Kong, is a leader among Chinese AI start-ups that are enjoying fast growth amid demand from the government and private sector for their facial recognition technology.

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Fingerprints Partners with IDEMIA on Biometric Cards

Swedish biometrics firm Fingerprints and identity tech solutions company IDEMIA are partnering on biometric contactless payment cards.

The firms have combined their capabilities and knowledge to create a miniature biometric sensor in a payment card. The chosen sensor is the recently announced T-shape module which is part of the FPC1300-series by Fingerprints.

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Suprema FaceStation 2 Takes Top Prize at the Detektor International Awards 2017

Suprema, a global leader in biometrics and security solutions, was recognized with the 'Best Product Award' in the ID & Access Control category at the Detektor International Awards 2017, presented at the Stockholmsmassan (Stockholm International Fairs and Conference Centre) in Stockholm, Sweden on November 21.

Detektor Best Product Awards were presented to the top companies of the year in each of four categories; Suprema in ID & Access Control, Axis in Alarm & Detection, Bosch in Video Surveillance and Genetec in IoT Security.

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Dahua HDCVI PoC Simplifies Installation and Reduces Cost

With continuous and rapid innovation, Dahua Technology’s industry leading HDCVI technology always manages to bring added values to the users, higher resolution, easier operation, etc. This time, it brings simplicity by introducing PoC technology into its HDCVI products and solutions.

Power over Coax (PoC) transmits both video and electrical power over a single coaxial cable, eliminates separate camera power supplies and further simplifies system deployment with true Plug & Play, benefiting Dahua customers and end users.

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Surveon Ensures The Safety of Malaysia’s Healthcare Services Provider with Reliable E2E Solutions

Surveon Technology, the complete megapixel solutions provider, is pleased to announce that one of Malaysia’s leading healthcare services provider has deployed Surveon’s solutions as their partner for security application. With Surveon’ s end-to-end surveillance solutions, including 32 cameras with three different form factors, two professional NVRs with RAID protection for 30 days recording, and Surveon Enterprise VMS (CMS) with video analytics for active alarm, the offices, warehouse, cold storage, and the perimeter of factory are under solid surveillance protection to ensure safety and the services can be delivered with best quality.

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TeleEye Releases pictureMAX Solution Delivering Ultra-High Definition Video Images

TeleEye, the global leading supplier in video surveillance systems, is pleased to announce the introduction of pictureMAX Solution. This solution brings a revolutionary enhancement to the image quality of TeleEye’s products. After the achievements in its WQHD (2560 x1440 px) cameras and DVRs, TeleEye continues to expand its MP series cameras with the introduction of the 4K IR network cameras, the MP800 series, with built-in Auto Focus. Meanwhile, the GN series DVRs is also expanded with the introduction of the 4K DVRs, the GN8 series.

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The ‘Third Eye’ – Growing Market for Surveillance Cameras

Surveillance cameras have made life easy for entrepreneur G Sriram, who runs a guest house in the city, and his wife S Padmapriya, a gynaecologist, who practices in the same building.

Nearly 20 cameras provide them live feed of entire building, which has their residence on the first floor.“We can access live video footage from these cameras from any part of the world. We can also keep an eye on the movement of our two young children,” said Sriram, who spent nearly ₹75,000 in setting up the surveillance network.

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China's Leading Facial Recognition Beefs Up Nation's Surveillance Network for Security

Before iPhoneX's Animoji feature went viral with its cute and vivid expressions, a less entertaining but more practical facial recognition had been widely used in China.

China has been reportedly one of the world's most popular destinations for investment in facial recognition, and the record-breaking amount of $460 million total investment in AI technology also fell on Chinese company Megvii, which claimed the world title in the computer vision competition in October.

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TMD Security’s New ATM Security Management Software with Security Technology Defends against Skimming and Physical Attacks

TMD Security announced today the release of its Security Management Software portfolio that includes Security Kit Monitoring, Profile Management, Access Management and ATM Fraud Detection.

Security Kit Monitoring gives an instant ‘one-look’ dashboard view of the status of the security kits on the network, with alerts via email, SMS or mobile app, ensuring that each ATM is protected and that service calls are productive, reducing costs and maximising cardholder convenience.

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China Voice Recognition Firm SpeakIn Raises Tens Of Millions Of RMB In Series A Rounds

Shenzhen-headquartered voice recognition firm SpeakIn Technologies Co.,Ltd. has raised tens of millions of RMB in a series A2 round funding led by Yuanchuang Capital, after raising tens of millions of RMB from a series A1 round led by IDG Capital in May, the company announced.

Hongzhi Capital and Fuyu (Shanghai) Investment Management co. also participated in the A1 round.