Amazon workers in India and Romania review footage captured by Cloud Cam, one of Amazon’s several home safety camera options, according to a Bloomberg report. These videos are then used to train artificial intelligence algorithms to be able to distinguish between real threats and false alarms. The footage comes from employee testers and Cloud Cam owners who submit clips for troubleshooting purposes, the report said. Typically, 150 videos, about 20-30 seconds long, are annotated each day by Amazon employees, per the report. How does Cloud Cam work? The device is among a suite of home security products that Amazon sells. It detects an issue such as a crying baby and sends users alerts of the same. Amazon also sells Ring doorbell cameras. It also has integration for Amazon Alexa. What about consent? Cloud Cam owners are in complete control of…
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