People in China Need a Green Light From Alipay App to Move Around Country

People in China Need a Green Light From Alipay App to Move Around Country

Ant’s QR-based health code system assigns each user one of three colors -- green, yellow or red -- based on their location, basic health information and travel history.

Facial recognition tech could make cash toast at Beijing bakeries · TechNode

Facial recognition tech could make cash toast at Beijing bakeries · TechNode

“The system extracts the minimum amount of facial feature data necessary to verify the payment, and cannot be accessed by merchants,” the spokesperson said. This is not the first time Alibaba has teamed up retailers and restaurant to offer facial recognition payment services.