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Amazon patents describe biometric user authentication and video tracking system

A pair of patent applications from Amazon apply the company’s facial recognition technology to user authentication and extend the tracking…

 

Amazon proposes guidelines for responsible use of facial recognition

Amazon has weighed in on facial recognition legislation in a blog post, calling for the creation of a national legislative…

 

Partnership could soon give Florida police access to residential cameras with facial recognition

The Tampa-area Hernando County Sheriff’s Office has partnered with Amazon-owned security camera maker Ring to enable area residents to upload…

 

Buolamwini responds to Amazon as police admit facial recognition recommendations not followed

MIT Media Lab researcher Joy Buolamwini has responded to criticisms of her study on algorithmic bias in services offered by…

 

Amazon finds zero false positives in Rekognition testing and takes issue with bias report

Accusations that Amazon provides inaccurate facial biometric technology and lacks appropriate concern over the ethical and social concerns about facial…

 

Amazon files patent for replay attack detection method to protect voice authentication

A patent filed by Amazon for a replay attack detection technology for biometric voice authentication systems has been published by…

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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…

 

Amazon shareholder proposal requests civil rights review before selling facial recognition tech

A shareholder proposal organized by corporate activist non-profit Open MIC asks that Amazon halt its sales of facial recognition technology…

 

Large coalition of groups calls on tech giants to commit to no facial biometrics for government

A coalition of more than 85 advocacy groups has written Amazon, Google, and Microsoft to ask them not to provide…

 

FBI trialing Amazon facial biometrics for video processing

The U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigations (FBI) is piloting Amazon Rekognition to sort the enormous volumes of video footage it…

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