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BIPA Suit Filed Against Amazon Web Services

BIPA Suit Filed Against Amazon Web Services

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is the subject of a lawsuit for violating the Illinois Biometric Privacy Act (BIPA). This is the latest in a string of BIPA violation suits filed against major corporations in the state of Illinois, where the act aims to protect individuals from having their biometric data recorded, stored, or used without…

EVA Voice Recognition Platform Gets OpenID Connect 1.0 Compatibility

EVA Voice Recognition Platform Gets OpenID Connect 1.0 Compatibility

Auraya’s EVA voice biometrics platform is now compatible with OpenID Connect 1.0, paving the way for more extensive integrations into third party platforms and systems. First announced earlier this summer, EVA is a voice recognition solution designed for Amazon Connect, Amazon Web Services’ contact center platform. It essentially allows clients using Amazon Connect to leverage…

Amazon Rekognition Learns to See Human Fear

Amazon Rekognition Learns to See Human Fear

Amazon is claiming that it can see fear thanks to improvements to its Rekognition facial recognition platform. The latest update introduces more accurate gender and age identification. It will also be better at reading people’s emotions based on their facial characteristics, adding fear to a list that already includes happy, sad, angry, surprised, disgusted, calm,…

Amazon Calling For Government Regulation of Facial Recognition Tech

Amazon Calling For Government Regulation of Facial Recognition Tech

Amazon is now calling for government regulation of facial recognition technology, even as it defends sales of its own such technology to law enforcement authorities. In a new post on the Amazon Web Services Machine Learning blog, the company’s VP of Global Public Policy, Michael Punke, writes, “We support the calls for an appropriate national…

Korean Authentication Solution Gets FIDO UAF Certification

Korean Authentication Solution Gets FIDO UAF Certification

“Utilizing Megazone’s Mine Pass, we will be able to customize development and deployment to meet the needs of enterprise customers in addition to SaaS services in the future, and will provide customers with a market-proven solution that has been officially accredited by FIDO.” – Max Lee, CEO, Megazone Korea-based cloud services provider Megazone has acquired FIDO…

ImageWare Leverages Amazon Web Services as New Technology Partner

ImageWare Leverages Amazon Web Services as New Technology Partner

ImageWare is leveraging the power of Amazon Web Services (AWS) to deliver its multi-modal biometric authentication solutions, the company has announced. It is now an AWS Partner Network (APN) Technology Partner. This means that the identity solutions provider will now be able to host its GoMobile Interactive platform on AWS cloud computing services, offering it to GoVerifyID app…