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Times are getting tight for Amazon’s Alexa and Echo voice biometrics lines

Will voice recognition become an afterthought at Amazon? Business Insider has published a lengthy piece outlining how Amazon is cutting…

 

Alexa voice biometrics to be integrated in touchless purchases across India

According to one account, Amazon India is preparing to expand the ability to buy goods in that South Asian nation…

 

Alexa: Jim, you slept like crap. Need a crate of Monster?

It is like Amazon is becoming a guardian angel, silently, invisibly, biometrically watching over its flock. The Federal Communications Commission…

 

Alexa can’t understand what kids today are saying, either

Much work needs to be done if biometric systems are to accurately recognize the voices of children, according to Clarkson…

 

Amazon Alexa voice biometrics privacy lawsuit judge rules terms of service do not force arbitration

A federal judge has ruled that a biometric privacy lawsuit against Amazon over children’s voice recordings does not need to…

 

Amazon argues Alexa terms of service undercut biometric privacy claims as BIPA defenses considered

The terms of service provided by Amazon for its voice assistant Alexa specify the company’s policies for use and storage…

 

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 hit by Illinois biometric data privacy suit for Alexa recordings

A new class action law suit has been filed against Amazon under Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act for recording the…

 

Amazon patent describes speech recognition prior to hearing Alexa wakeword

Rather than listen for a “wakeword,” a new patent application from Amazon suggests Alexa could simply record all speech, allowing…

 

Amazon upgrades facial recognition for challenging images and opens Alexa to device developers

Amazon has updated the face detection, analysis, and recognition features of its Rekognition software to improve its ability to detect…

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