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Leading producer of police body cameras agrees to keep face recognition off its products

Leading producer of police body cameras agrees to keep face recognition off its products

In a report produced with the Policing Project, Axon’s AI and Policing Technology Ethics Board concluded that face recognition technology is not yet reliable enough to justify its use on body-worn cameras, and expressed particular concern regarding evidence of unequal and unreliable performance across races, ethnicities, genders and other identity groups.