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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…

 

ForgeRock extends support for AWS to ease identity federation across different environments

ForgeRock is now offering expanded support for Amazon Web Services (AWS) to enhance businesses’ control over AWS resource access, the…

 

AWS sued under Illinois biometric privacy rules for providing third-party storage

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the latest biometrics vendor to be targeted by potential class action litigation under Illinois’ biometric…

 

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…

 

Amazon working on facial recognition regulation as groups write Congress to oppose bans

It makes a lot of sense to regulate biometric facial recognition technology, according to Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos, who revealed…

 

Finger vein recognition and government programs top this week’s biometrics and digital ID news

Less common biometrics like finger vein and hand geometry recognition made more top headlines than usual this week, and governments…

 

Amazon trialing biometric hand geometry payment, Ring may be developing facial recognition

Ring Ukraine is developing facial recognition technology, although the Amazon-owned Ring does not currently use it, BuzzFeed News reports. The…

 

Business and development opportunities top this week’s biometrics and digital ID news

During a week of mostly good news for the biometrics industry, top stories on Biometric Update broadly follow themes of…

 

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…

 

Amazon detects fear with biometric facial analysis as MoodMe partners with Texas A&M

The biometric face analysis capabilities of Amazon Rekognition have been upgraded with improved accuracy and functionality, including detection of fear,…

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