The Microsoft logo is seen at the Viva Technology conference in Paris, France June 15, 2022. Photo: Reuters
The Microsoft logo is seen at the Viva Technology conference in Paris, France June 15, 2022. Photo: Reuters

Microsoft scraps some AI facial-analysis tools, citing risk of bias

  • New customers will need to apply for access to facial-recognition features in Microsoft’s Azure Face API, Computer Vision and Video Indexer
  • Some US states have passed laws governing the use of such products, including Washington, where Microsoft is headquartered

The Microsoft logo is seen at the Viva Technology conference in Paris, France June 15, 2022. Photo: Reuters
The Microsoft logo is seen at the Viva Technology conference in Paris, France June 15, 2022. Photo: Reuters
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