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Amazon Investigating Image And Video Package Monitoring

Amazon has patented a package monitoring system that integrates video and image surveillance during the handling process.

Kyle Studstill
Kyle Studstill on March 31, 2010.

Amazon has patented a package monitoring system that integrates video and image surveillance during the handling process. As customer’s items are prepared and delivered, images and video clips would be passed along to the customer’s email address; the goal is to provide more accurate accountability for any errors made between ordering and delivery.

[via CNET]

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Kyle Studstill is a regular contributor to PSFK.com. Kyle works as a consultant working at the New York office of PSFK. His background is in analysis, from the analysis of cultural and technological change, to analysis of consumer and human insight, to military intelligence analysis with the US Intelligence and Security Command. Kyle loves the future, much like O'Brien from Orwell's Nineteen Eighty-Four.

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