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Times are getting tight for Amazon’s Alexa and Echo voice biometrics lines

Will voice recognition become an afterthought at Amazon? Business Insider has published a lengthy piece outlining how Amazon is cutting…

 

Selfie biometrics boom in fintech with new implementations, partnerships

Selfie biometrics are expanding in several markets, with a new implementation from Amazon, partnerships for Veriff, Sumsub and IDScan.net, and…

 

Amazon claims to cut facial recognition bias with unlabeled data

Amazon Web Services has unveiled a method to evaluate bias in facial recognition algorithms without using annotated identity labels. A…

 

Microsoft, Amazon granted summary judgement in biometric data privacy lawsuits

A Washington federal judge on Monday dismissed two putative class actions by Chicago residents Steven Vance and Tim Janecyk, accusing…

 

People are getting an uneasy feeling about Amazon’s Astro

A wheeled, facial recognition-armed robot being sold as a security dog, a family member and a pet monitor is being…

 

Cerence develops Knight Rider-style voice biometric interactions for cars

Innovative biometric technology is on the road, as several auto manufacturers roll out new features that use facial recognition, radar,…

 

$1.2B Israel defense cloud contract includes face detection; Google, Amazon workers protest

Hundreds of workers and their supporters gathered outside Google and Amazon offices in San Francisco, New York, Seattle and Durham,…

 

Snap settles case for $35M as BIPA trips up Amazon and adult entertainment purveyors

Snap (parent of Snapchat) has agreed to settle a biometric data privacy complaint with a class of Illinois users for…

 

Has Amazon got a reality show for you! And you’re the camera operator.

What if all the talk in the United States about one’s right to biometric privacy is limited to advocates, academics,…

 

Dozens of stores getting Amazon palm biometrics readers nationwide

Amazon’s palmprint biometric payment readers are moving from a few prestige Whole Food locations in the United States to dozens…

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