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Read: Amazon’s Facial Recognition Tech Is Racially Bias, Study Says

Amazon’s Facial Recognition Tech Is Racially Bias, Study Says

Amazon’s facial recognition technology, Amazon Rekognition, has been misidentifying women, especially those with darker skin, according to researchers.

Read: Take Physical-Logical Security Assessment Survey and Win an Amazon Gift Card

Take Physical-Logical Security Assessment Survey and Win an Amazon Gift Card

Make your voice count by participating in the annual Physical-Logical Security Assessment Survey. Three lucky respondents will win a $50 Amazon gift card.

Read: Does Amazon Want to Use Ring Doorbell Cams to Build a ‘Suspicious Persons’ Database?

Does Amazon Want to Use Ring Doorbell Cams to Build a ‘Suspicious Persons’ Database?

Ring CEO Jamie Siminoff has filed a patent that would allow residents to build a “suspicious persons” database that can be sent to police.

Read: Amazon Security Panel Controller API Adds Home System Arming to Alexa

Amazon Security Panel Controller API Adds Home System Arming to Alexa

A consumer with the system enabled could say “Alexa, arm,” which would arm their security system. A disarm-by-voice feature is also available.

Read: Travelers Extends Amazon Smart Home, Discounted Insurance Offer

Travelers Extends Amazon Smart Home, Discounted Insurance Offer

Eligible customers in 15 states can now receive a free Amazon Echo Dot, plus discounts on smart home kits and home insurance policies.

Read: ADT Reveals Q3 Revenues, Optimistic About Amazon Relationship

ADT Reveals Q3 Revenues, Optimistic About Amazon Relationship

ADT reports quarterly revenue of $1.15 billion, thanks primarily to ADT Pulse smart home growth. Pulse customers will soon gain Amazon’s new Alexa Guard feature.

Read: Travelers to Offer Smart Home Kits, Discounted Insurance on Amazon

Travelers to Offer Smart Home Kits, Discounted Insurance on Amazon

Subject to terms, Travelers will provide a free Amazon Echo Dot to eligible home insurance customers even if they do not purchase a smart kit.

Read: Alexa Guard: How Amazon Plans to Add Sound Recognition to Your Security System

Alexa Guard: How Amazon Plans to Add Sound Recognition to Your Security System

Amazon’s Alexa Guard turns Echo speakers into audio sensors, and works with ADT Pulse and Ring Alarm.

Read: Friend or Foe: Should Alarm Industry Fear Giants Like Amazon & Google?

Friend or Foe: Should Alarm Industry Fear Giants Like Amazon & Google?

While the large tech leaders may seem like a threat, several experts believe they’ll make the electronic security industry better and stronger.

Read: Amazon’s Alexa Can Now Play Video Recaps From Select Smart Home Cameras

Amazon’s Alexa Can Now Play Video Recaps From Select Smart Home Cameras

The Alexa video recap skill is now available to owners of Ring, Arlo, Cloud Cam and August smart home cameras.

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