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Amazon.com, Inc., doing business as Amazon, is a multinational technology company focusing in e-commerce, cloud computing, and artificial intelligence. Its easy-to-use Rekognition API allows you to automatically identify objects, people, text, scenes, and activities, as well as detect any inappropriate content. Developers can quickly build a searchable content library to optimize media workflows, enrich recommendation engines by extracting text in images, or integrate secondary authentication into existing applications to enhance end-user security. With a wide variety of use cases, Amazon Rekognition enables you to easily add the benefits of computer vision to your business.

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Plurilock biometrics secure Amazon WorkSpaces; $1.4M in sales for subsidiary

Plurilock’s zero-trust cybersecurity solution with biometrics will be available for Amazon WorkSpaces virtual sessions, the company said. It also confirmed…

May 3, 2022

Busy BIPA days: Amazon, 7-Eleven and rail company BNSF

A new class action filed against several of Amazon executives, including company founder Jeff Bezos and CEO Andy Jassy, claims…

Apr 22, 2022

Biometrics from PopID, Amazon, VisionLabs roll out for retail payments and event access

The rollouts following from PopID’s massive deal with large-scale venue manager ASM Global have begun, with the first deployment of…

Mar 11, 2022

ASM Global and PopID partner on biometric payments and ticketing for stadiums

PopID and venue management company ASM Global are kicking off a biometric ticketing and payment system that employs facial verification…

Jan 26, 2022

Biometric data privacy lawsuit against Amazon split between state and federal courts

Amazon will face two biometric data privacy claims over voice biometrics allegedly collected by its digital assistant Alexa without meeting…

Jan 4, 2022

Motion to dismiss biometric data privacy suit over Amazon health screening rejected

A former employee of an Amazon warehouse have filed a lawsuit alleging the company’s health checks violated Illinois’ biometric data…

Dec 20, 2021

Amazon Ring patents hint at biometric surveillance capabilities

A series of 17 patents granted to Amazon for its Ring products over the last two years seems to suggest…

Dec 15, 2021

US government leans into airport biometrics, providers envision automation options

An executive order signed this week by U.S. President Joe Biden could boost funding for the Transportation Security Administration’s biometric…

Dec 14, 2021

Application of state biometric data privacy laws for companies, feds debated

Differences between how biometrics use is treated in state and federal laws in the United States are behind motions to…

Dec 10, 2021

EyeLock, BioCatch appoint executives for next growth phases

EyeLock has appointed Allen Ibaugh as its new president, with Voxx CEO Pat Lavelle also taking on the iris biometrics provider’s chief…

Nov 25, 2021

Biometric, computer vision payment systems vie for places in market

A number of experts and stakeholders in the digital identity and biometrics space are looking at new forms of payment…

Nov 18, 2021

Mantra Softech, Amazon, and PopID biometrics for retail payments advance

Mantra Softech is deploying almost 25,000 of its mTerminal100 biometric devices across various businesses in Uttar Pradesh after winning a…

Nov 4, 2021

Raft of new legal headaches from biometrics use for three consumer product companies

Amazon, Meta/Facebook and, improbably, Proctor & Gamble are wrangling with new legal drama involving consumers’ biometric identifiers. Amazon is being…

Oct 5, 2021

Veridas sees strong voice biometrics adoption by call centers, Auraya accredited by AWS

Leading call centers around the world are adopting Veridas’ voice biometrics to allow end users to authenticate their identity within…

Sep 29, 2021

Amazon unveils series of face and voice biometrics updates

Amazon has announced a series of new updates this week, focusing on the biometric capabilities of some of its hardware…

Sep 16, 2021

Turing Video, Amazon among latest biometric data privacy lawsuit targets

Turing Video has been named in the lawsuit of a customer’s employee, which alleges violations of Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy…

Sep 15, 2021

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…

Sep 14, 2021

Landgrab shapes up in event biometrics market with new Amazon, Clear partnerships

Amazon One is moving into the event ticketing space that Clear is exploring, launching a new partnership with digital ticketing company…

Sep 8, 2021

Algorithmic schmutz hurts detection of male face more than female

A research paper looking at how well the three best-known biometric face detection algorithms are likely to work outside the…

Aug 16, 2021

3 U.S. Senators want biometrics info about Amazon’s palmprint service

Three U.S. Senators want Amazon CEO Andy Jassy to explain how he is protecting the privacy and data security of…

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