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AKA and Softbank Partnership to Bring AI Robot to Classrooms

AKA and Softbank Partnership to Bring AI Robot to Classrooms

Artificial Intelligence company AKA has announced a partnership with SoftBank Robotics China that will help to bring Pepper the robot to English classrooms in China. SoftBank’s Pepper is already one of the most popular interactive Artificial Intelligence-powered robots in the world. With more than 10,000 units sold worldwide, Pepper can be found in its capacity…

NEC to Showcase New 5G Offerings at MWC Barcelona

NEC to Showcase New 5G Offerings at MWC Barcelona

NEC will be looking to generate new 5G business opportunities when it heads to February’s MWC event in Barcelona. The company will be showcasing a slew of new products and services based on 5G technology, all of which is part of a broader Smart Connectivity theme. The offerings are part of a comprehensive 5G ecosystem…

New Nokia 2.3 Smartphone will Help You Put Your Best Face Forward

New Nokia 2.3 Smartphone will Help You Put Your Best Face Forward

HMD Global has announced that its new Nokia 2.3 smartphone is now available for pre-order in the United States. The Android 10 device offers a 6.2″ HD+ screen and a 13MP/2MP dual camera with a “Recommended Shot” feature that will automatically take a few additional photos before and after the camera shudder is pressed. The…

FacePhi Breaks Records in Strong 2019 Fiscal Year

FacePhi Breaks Records in Strong 2019 Fiscal Year

“In a statement announcing the 2019 results, FacePhi noted that it had established 13 major contracts through the course of the year in the LATAM sector, and suggested that it is aiming to replicate the growth trend it has seen in this area in the APAC market…” FacePhi has delivered on its promise of strong…

Netki Updates Face Matching Tech for OnboardID

Netki Updates Face Matching Tech for OnboardID

Remote identity verification technology provider Netki announced the release of newly updated face matching technology for its OnboardID system at the North American Bitcoin Conference this week. The update to the tech aims to improve the system’s ability to determine whether faces scanned from various sources belong to the individual in question. “Our face matching…

Muddled Rumors Detail New 5.4-inch iPhone with Face ID

Muddled Rumors Detail New 5.4-inch iPhone with Face ID

Tech analysts are sorting through a confusing pile of iPhone rumors in the wake of a new report from MacOtakara. The rumors primarily concern the anticipated iPhone SE 2 and an updated version of the iPhone 8. For those interested, the main takeaway is that Apple seems to be developing a new, budget friendly iPhone…

BBVA to Deploy Nok Nok’s FIDO Authentication Tech

BBVA to Deploy Nok Nok’s FIDO Authentication Tech

The Spanish bank BBVA has partnered with Nok Nok Labs in an effort to strengthen the biometric security of its mobile platform. To that end, Nok Nok will outfit BBVA with a number of different authentication technologies for its mobile and online channels. The two companies did not specify exactly which authentication technologies would be…

Samsung’s New Galaxy XCover Pro Smartphone is Ready for Business

Samsung’s New Galaxy XCover Pro Smartphone is Ready for Business

Samsung has released a new rugged smartphone designed for the company’s enterprise customers. The Galaxy XCover Pro features a long-lasting (and replaceable) 4,050mAh battery to deliver reliable performance for long days in the field. It is also MIL-STD 810G certified and IP68 water and dust resistant, allowing it to withstand rain and other adverse conditions. …

Hachi Showcases Touchscreen Projector at CES 2020

Hachi Showcases Touchscreen Projector at CES 2020

Hachi is showcasing its latest smart home solutions at this week’s CES show in Las Vegas. This is Hachi’s second consecutive year at the event, though it appeared under the Puppy Robot moniker at the 2019 iteration of the show. The Hachi brand is developed by Beijing Puppy Robotics. Many of Hachi’s 2020 offerings seem…

Samsung Stuffs 5G Safety and Infotainment Features Into Digital Cockpit 2020

Samsung Stuffs 5G Safety and Infotainment Features Into Digital Cockpit 2020

Samsung is continuing to explore the potential for connected vehicles with the CES debut of the Digital Cockpit 2020. The new Digital Cockpit is the product of an ongoing collaboration with Samsung’s HARMAN International subsidiary. So what can drivers expect to find? The Digital Cockpit is built with an Exynos Auto V9 System on Chip,…

Hidden Code Hints at Deepfake Face Swap Feature for TikTok and Douyin

Hidden Code Hints at Deepfake Face Swap Feature for TikTok and Douyin

The Chinese tech company ByteDance has been quietly developing a Face Swap utility that could make it much easier to create and distribute a deepfake video on social media. ByteDance is the parent company of the popular TikTok social media app, and the sister Douyin app in China. While Face Swap has not yet been…

Samsung Oddly Silent on Security in S10 Lite, Note10 Lite Announcement

Samsung Oddly Silent on Security in S10 Lite, Note10 Lite Announcement

Samsung has officially announced new, more budget-friendly versions of its Galaxy S10 and Note10 smartphones, with a conspicuous silence about their authentication systems. Nor has Samsung actually stated the prices of its new devices, for that matter. That they’re cheaper can be inferred from their names – the Galaxy S10 Lite and the Note10 Lite…

CyberLink and Mindtronic Headline TAITRA’s CES Press Conference

CyberLink and Mindtronic Headline TAITRA’s CES Press Conference

The Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) will be highlighting some of the country’s most innovative technology companies at CES 2020, both on the show floor and during a one-hour press conference prior to the event. The “Smart Tech, Smart Future: Taiwan Innovations for 2020 & Beyond” conference is scheduled for 3pm on Monday, January…

Innodisk Improves Computer Vision with New AI Accelerator Card

Innodisk Improves Computer Vision with New AI Accelerator Card

Innodisk has released a new AI accelerator card designed for edge devices. The card is built with a third-generation Movidius Myriad X Vision Processing Unit (VPU) from Intel, which is particularly well-suited to computer vision applications like face and object recognition. According to Innodisk, the AI accelerator card essentially functions like the video card on…

CloudMinds Launches Robot Rental Program

CloudMinds Launches Robot Rental Program

CloudMinds is launching a new rent-a-robot program that will make it easier for customers to get their hands on cloud-based service robots. The Smart Robots available to customers have a humanoid design and natural language processing (NLP) capabilities that will facilitate conversations and other interactions in multiple languages. The service seems to be geared primarily…

Jumio Hosts Mustache Authentication Contest to Raise Money for Movember

Jumio Hosts Mustache Authentication Contest to Raise Money for Movember

Jumio is stepping up in the fight against prostate and testicular cancer with a $10,800 donation to the Movember Foundation. The Movember Foundation is a men’s health charity that raises mental health and suicide awareness in addition to its cancer-fighting efforts.   The Jumio donation is the result of an in-house Movember competition. Each November,…

Jumio Named Top Compliance Solution at 2019 SBC Awards

Jumio Named Top Compliance Solution at 2019 SBC Awards

Jumio has picked up one more award to put on its increasingly crowded mantle. The company’s identity verification platform has been named the Fraud & Compliance Solution of the Year at the 2019 SBC Awards. The accolade wraps up a stellar 2019 awards campaign that began with a BIG Innovation Award in February and continued…

HP Elite Dragonfly Business Laptop Features Windows Hello Support

HP Elite Dragonfly Business Laptop Features Windows Hello Support

HP has announced the launch of the HP Elite Dragonfly laptop, targeted towards business use and equipped with the Windows Hello biometric sign-in platform. The 2-in-1 convertible HP Elite Dragonfly is the latest in HP’s line of high-end business-focused EliteBooks. It comes equipped with a 13.3-inch touchscreen display that can be configured in three different…

Biometrics and Politics in This Week’s Top Stories Roundup

Biometrics and Politics in This Week’s Top Stories Roundup

Biometric payment tech is once again a hot topic in this week’s roundup of Mobile ID World’s most popular stories, and there’s even a bit of politics in the mix, to boot. First, though, is the news of Simeio Solutions’ recently launched identity verification app. Dubbed the ‘Simeio Identity Vault’, the app relies on facial…

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