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Elenium, Idemia bring biometrics to AWS Competency programs for travel and disaster response

Elenium Automation is among the partners recognized for the new AWS Travel and Hospitality Competency announced at the company’s AWS re:Invent,…

 

Amazon introduces voice biometrics for call centers, edge computer vision

Amazon has revealed a new voice recognition tool built into its suite of call-center services for businesses to shorten call…

 

US DoD will consider migrating biometric databases to cloud providers other than AWS

The U.S. Department of Defence has amended its solicitation for a migration of its biometric databases to the cloud, clarifying…

 

AWS Single Sign-On now supports WebAuthn multi-factor authentication tools like YubiKeys

Support for Yubico in the AWS environment has been expanded with the introduction of native WebAuthn support for AWS Single Sign-On…

 

Amazon moving facial recognition and voice processing off of Nvidia chips

Amazon is switching to using its own custom chips to provide the cloud processing for its Alexa voice assistant service…

 

US plans voice biometrics upgrade and shift to cloud for DoD Automated Biometric Identification System

The U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) intends to move the remaining on-premise elements of its Automated Biometric Identification System to…

 

Biometric privacy lawsuit against Amazon and Pindrop refiled in federal court

A biometric data privacy lawsuit alleging that Amazon and Pindrop failed to meet the informed consent requirements of the Biometric Information Privacy…

 

Biometric privacy suit targets Amazon’s COVID-19 screening

Employee COVID-19 screening measures by Amazon use biometrics without satisfying the legal requirements of Illinois’ Biometric Information Privacy Act (BIPA),…

 

Amazon aims to improve biometric features and privacy with new edge AI chip in Echo devices

A new processor in Amazon’s latest generation of Echo devices are giving the Alexa assistant intriguing capabilities that the company…

 

Amazon launches contactless palm biometrics for retail, access control markets

Amazon is launching its palmprint biometrics for contactless payments, access control and more, according to a company blog post, under…

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