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    Nikon Develops Camera Authentication to Verify Image Origins

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    In a bid to tackle the proliferation of manipulated media, renowned camera manufacturer Nikon is working on new signature for its devices. The technology aims to authenticate images captured on Nikon cameras and distinguish them from sophisticated AI-generated fakes according to Nikon managing director Sajjan Kumar.

    Kumar hinted that the technology would involve digital signatures embedded in directly from the camera sensor. This signature acts as a watermark that can be identified to verify if an image truly originated from a Nikon camera. While details of Nikon's partners or rollout plans remain undisclosed, Kumar emphasized ensuring the authenticity and originality of photographs.

    The move follows other industry players responding to the rising threat of deepfakes and manipulated media. Companies like Sony and Leica already include similar camera-based digital signatures. As AI manipulation techniques grow more advanced, establishing content ownership and provenance is a priority for organizations across media, technology and academia.

    Alliances such as the Coalition for Content Provenance and Authenticity bring together over 30 groups seeking solutions. Meanwhile, platforms like Facebook and OpenAI have committed to clearly labeling AI-generated images and . In an era where disinformation endangers truth, authentication takes on new importance for camera companies and their customers alike. Through innovation in sensor technology, Nikon aims to uphold integrity in visual storytelling and keep pace with evolving challenges in the digital landscape.

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