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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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ACLU calls out Amazon biometrics in fight to ban facial recognition

The American Civil Liberties Union of Northern California (ACLU) has used Amazon Rekognition facial recognition to match one in five…

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Jun 12, 2019NY Police Chief argues facial recognition improves safety without infringing rights
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May 13, 2019Amazon patent filing describes computer vision parcel theft protection system for smart home devices
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May 3, 2019Oregon police using Amazon facial biometrics with suspect sketches and dead bodies
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