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Idemia appoints former Amazon Web Services executive chief digital product officer

David Desharnais has been appointed Idemia‘s chief digital product officer, effective immediately. As a member of Idemia Group’s executive committee,…

 

Amazon places $10M order for thermal cameras with biometric capabilities from Dahua

Dahua has continued to find customers for its biometric facial recognition cameras despite being restricted from U.S. government contracts by…

 

Biometrics companies donate, offer services to support COVID-19 relief efforts

BIO-key is donating to the American Red Cross a part of its 2020 earnings from selling its compact biometric fingerprint…

 

AWS introduces innovative features for Alexa, Amazon Rekognition

Amazon Web Services has made Alexa Voice available on low-powered devices which previously did not have enough processing power to…

 

Amazon and Twitter take steps against deepfakes

The need to consider synthetic media and its dissemination over social media has been acknowledged by Twitter, which plans to…

 

Group of researchers calls for Amazon to stop selling biometric Rekognition to law enforcement

A group of 26 “concerned researchers” have called for Amazon to stop providing its biometric Rekognition service to law enforcement…

 

FBI trialing Amazon facial biometrics for video processing

The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) is piloting Amazon Rekognition to sort the enormous volumes of video footage it…

 

Amazon executive defends facial recognition and says company advising government on regulations

Amazon is educating government officials about its Rekognition facial biometric service, and how the technology should be regulated, Amazon Web…

 

Amazon provides facial recognition for new platform to locate missing children

The International Centre for Missing & Exploited Children (ICMEC) has announced the launch of a new global platform, dubbed GMCNgine,…

 

Amazon dismisses ACLU criticism of its facial recognition technology with totally different test results

Amazon has responded to a recent blog post by the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) in which it matched the…

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