A pilot of Amazon's face recognition program comes to an end in Orlando after being plagued by technical issues, bandwidth issues, and criticism of controversial facial scanning technology.
Amazon's Recognition, designed to automatically identify and track suspects in real time, was used with four cameras in the city's headquarters, according to Orlando Weekly.
"At this time, the city was unable to allocate resources to the pilot to enable us to make noticeable progress towards completing the necessary configuration and testing," said Orlando's Chief Administrative Office in a note. to the city council, the publication reports, adding that the city does not have "immediate plans for future pilots to explore this kind of face recognition technology."
The US Civil Liberties Union, which first shone a spotlight on the pilot program over a year ago, led to A setback from technicians and others who say the program is biased against black people and some US lawmakers, praised the city's decision in a statement to Fox News.
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