Posted On: Feb 28, 2018

Amazon Rekognition is now available in the AWS Asia Pacific (Tokyo) and Asia Pacific (Sydney) Regions.

Amazon Rekognition is a deep learning-based service that makes it easy to add image and video analysis to your applications. Rekognition Image API allows you to detect objects, scenes, faces and inappropriate content; extract text; recognize celebrities; and search and compare faces, in images. Rekognition Video API allows you to track people; detect objects, scenes, activities and inappropriate content; recognize celebrities; and search faces, in video. You can use Rekognition Video to search faces in video stored in Amazon S3 in the AWS Asia Pacific (Sydney) region and in video stored in Amazon S3 or in real-time streaming through Amazon Kinesis video streams in the AWS Asia Pacific (Tokyo) region.

With Amazon Rekognition, you only pay for the images you analyze, the amount of video time analyzed and the face metadata you store. There are no minimum fees and there are no upfront commitments.

Amazon Rekognition is also currently available in US East (Northern Virginia), US West (Oregon) US East (Ohio) and EU (Ireland) regions. To get started with Rekognition, simply log in to the Rekognition console to try the service. Learn more about features and ideal use cases by reading our Documentation. The client SDK is available here