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Amazon, 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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Amazon calls for federal regulation of facial recognition and national data protection law

“Governments should work quickly to put in place a regulatory framework for facial recognition technology,” according to one of a…

Sep 26, 2019Amazon working on facial recognition regulation as groups write Congress to oppose bans
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Aug 14, 2019ACLU calls out Amazon biometrics in fight to ban facial recognition
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Jul 16, 2019Auraya launches voice biometric extension for Amazon Connect
Jul 8, 2019Amazon hit by Illinois biometric data privacy suit for Alexa recordings
Jun 25, 2019Amazon patents “surveillance-as-a-service” as critics express concerns with Ring footage sharing
Jun 12, 2019NY Police Chief argues facial recognition improves safety without infringing rights
Jun 7, 2019Subsidized Ring doorbell cameras could give police public surveillance network
May 29, 2019Amazon patent describes speech recognition prior to hearing Alexa wakeword

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