Rekognition

09.26.19
Amazon wants to write the rules regulating facial recognition tech
09.26.19

Amazon wants to write the rules regulating facial recognition tech

It’s drafting laws that it hopes federal lawmakers will adopt.

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08.14.19
Amazon says its facial recognition tech can identify fear in people's faces
08.14.19

Amazon says its facial recognition tech can identify fear in people's faces

The company also improved its controversial technology's ability to estimate age ranges.

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07.19.19
Orlando won't use Amazon's facial recognition software anymore
07.19.19

Orlando won't use Amazon's facial recognition software anymore

The city never got to the point of testing any of the images.

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05.22.19
Lawmakers call for regulation of facial recognition tech
05.22.19

Lawmakers call for regulation of facial recognition tech

The bipartisan group is worried the technology is inaccurate and invasive.

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05.22.19
Amazon investors reject call to limit facial recognition system sales
05.22.19

Amazon investors reject call to limit facial recognition system sales

They also voted down a proposal for a report to detail the tech's impact.

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04.24.19
San Francisco could be the first US city to ban facial recognition tech (updated)
04.24.19

San Francisco could be the first US city to ban facial recognition tech (updated)

Amazon Go? More like Amazon Begone!

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04.15.19
Amazon shareholders will vote to ban facial recognition tech
04.15.19

Amazon shareholders will vote to ban facial recognition tech

Amazon's board opposes it and wants government regulation instead.

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02.08.19
Amazon joins Microsoft in calling for regulation of facial recognition tech
02.08.19

Amazon joins Microsoft in calling for regulation of facial recognition tech

It's urging lawmakers to consult its new guidelines on how to responsibly use the tech.

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01.25.19
Amazon's facial-analysis tool showed gender and race bias, says study
01.25.19

Amazon's facial-analysis tool showed gender and race bias, says study

The software thought darker-skinned women were men almost a third of the time.

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