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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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Policing has changed a significantly over the past few decades, and biometric facial recognition has become a highly valuable tool…

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May 29, 2019Amazon patent describes speech recognition prior to hearing Alexa wakeword
May 13, 2019Amazon patent filing describes computer vision parcel theft protection system for smart home devices
May 7, 2019UK Home Office rumored to push AWS as host of combined biometrics database
May 3, 2019Oregon police using Amazon facial biometrics with suspect sketches and dead bodies
Apr 22, 2019Amazon secures delivery contractor accounts with biometric facial verification
Apr 4, 2019Group of researchers calls for Amazon to stop selling biometric Rekognition to law enforcement
Apr 2, 2019SEC ruling sets up potential legal clash between Amazon and shareholders over biometric sales
Apr 1, 2019Tech giants and civil society seek to institutionalize AI ethics
Mar 29, 2019Amazon develops technology for removing identifying information from medical images
Mar 19, 2019Amazon launches accuracy enhancements to face analysis features of Rekognition
Mar 19, 2019Facial recognition mostly used by Washington County police to investigate minor crimes
Mar 6, 2019Little overlap between NIST facial recognition testing leaders and U.S. government providers
Feb 19, 2019Amazon patents describe biometric user authentication and video tracking system

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