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Amazon develops technology for removing identifying information from medical images

Amazon has developed a way to de-identify medical images to assist healthcare professionals with meeting their HIPAA requirements by applying…

 

Amazon launches accuracy enhancements to face analysis features of Rekognition

Amazon announced that it is launching accuracy enhancements to the face analysis feature of Rekognition. This is the fifth model…

 

Facial recognition mostly used by Washington County police to investigate minor crimes

Police with the Washington County Sheriff’s Office (WCSO) have cracked a $12 shoplifting case using state-of-the-art biometric facial recognition, CNET…

 

Little overlap between NIST facial recognition testing leaders and U.S. government providers

Wired is asking “Why Chinese Companies Plug a U.S. Test for Facial Recognition” in an article highlighting the placement of…

 

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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