Chinese universities are increasingly securing premises with biometrics.

Beijing Normal University is using facial and voice recognition technology to allow residents to enter the building.
Over 2,500 new students are required to have their faces scanned as part of the university’s induction procedure, according to a Beijing News report on Monday.

The new technology was first tested in 13 of the university’s student halls back in May, before being installed in all dormitories in mid-August.
Students can verify their identity by swiping their university card in the machine, before either saying their own name or scanning their face. read more