NEC Iris Recognition Technology Ranks first in NIST Accuracy Testing

TOKYO, Sep 22, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via – NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) today announced that its iris recognition technology ranked first in the world in the most recent iris recognition technology benchmark test, IREX 10(1), conducted by the globally authoritative U.S. National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). In this benchmark test, the […]

Milestones amid 4 Cebuanos top Architect Licensure Examination adversity

Back then, aspiring architects would fly to Manila to take the grueling three-day Architect Licensure Examination (ALE), armed with their T-squares, drawing boards and drawing implements; warriors with their eyes set on a precious prize. This year, would-be architects trooped to licensure examination centers in various sites outside Manila, since the exams in the capital […]

Children under 2 should not wear face masks due to suffocation risks

WEARING of face masks for children younger than two years old is not recommended, Dr. Mary Jean Loreche, Department of Health (DOH) 7 chief pathologist, reminded parents and the public. During her Visayas Covid-19 Vaccination Operations Center briefer on Friday, Aug. 20, 2021, Loreche explained that there are special considerations for the pediatric population. She […]

MainettiCare Becomes Official Face Mask Supplier of Hong Kong, China Delegation to Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

HONG KONG, Jun 24, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via – Mainetti Group (“Mainetti” or the “Company”), the leading global retail solutions provider, is pleased to announce that MainettiCare – the Company’s high-quality PPE range – has become the “Official Face Mask Supplier” of the Hong Kong, China Delegation travelling to the upcoming 2020 Tokyo […]

NEC Develops Neuroscience-inspired AI Technology for Time Series Analysis

TOKYO, May 6, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via – NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) today announced the development of artificial intelligence (AI) technology that makes high-speed decisions while maintaining high accuracy in real-time analysis of time series data. This technology is expected to enable face recognition as well as cyberattack detection and analysis to be […]

Briones: Thank you

A step in the right direction is always a good thing. Even though the path ahead may be strewn with several obstacles. Take for example the Cebu City Government’s decision to reopen the Cebu City Sports Center (CCSC) after shutting it down more than a year ago at the onset of the coronavirus pandemic. Finally, […]

Wenceslao: Wear a face mask

My first encounter with people wearing face masks was in a hospital. My son was admitted for pneumonia but the doctor tested him for tuberculosis. She apparently botched the assessment of the test results because I observed that medical practitioners who entered his room started wearing face masks. I pitied my son because the medical […]

Cebu City to continue to fine people caught without face masks outdoors

THE Cebu City Government will continue to impose fines on violators of health protocols, especially on people who don’t wear face masks while outdoors, amid the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic. City Councilor Joel Garganera, deputy chief implementer of Emergency Operations Center, said the practice has been effective for the City so there’s no reason […]