AWS AI Blog

Category: Artificial Intelligence*

Apple Core ML and Keras Support Now Available for Apache MXNet

We’re excited about the availability of Apache MXNet version 0.11. With this release, MXNet hit major milestones, both in terms of community development and as an incubating Apache project. Contributors—including developers from Apple, Samsung and Microsoft—committed code to this release. There are over 400 contributors on the project so far. The project has now fully […]

Read More

Use Synonyms and Slot Value Validation in your Amazon Lex Chatbots

You can now provide synonyms for slot values in Amazon Lex. With the synonym functionality, you can specify multiple synonyms for a slot value in your chatbot. The synonyms specified are resolved to the corresponding slot values. For example, if the slot value is “comedy”, with “funny” and “humorous” specified as synonyms, then user input […]

Read More

How Amazon Polly Breathed Life into Dan Brown’s Digital Assistant

This is a guest post by Damian Dutton, CEO and Founder of Beeliked. Beeliked is, in their own words, “a digital marketing platform offering a wide range of campaigns to help brands engage with their existing audiences and reach new customers through the viral and social nature of the contests and games.” To support the […]

Read More

AWS CloudTrail Integration is Now Available in Amazon Lex

Amazon Lex is now integrated with AWS CloudTrail, a service that enables you to log, continuously monitor, and retain events related to API calls across your AWS infrastructure, to provide a history of API calls for your account. Amazon Lex API calls are captured from the Amazon Lex console or from your API operations using […]

Read More

“Greetings, visitor!” — Engage Your Web Users with Amazon Lex

All was well with the world last night. You went to bed thinking about convincing your manager to add some time in the next sprint for much-needed improvements to the recommendation engine for shoppers on your website. The machine learning models are out of date and people are complaining, but no one is looking past […]

Read More

Capturing Voice Input in a Browser and Sending it to Amazon Lex

Ever since we released Amazon Lex, customers have asked us how to embed voice into a web application. In this blog post, we show how to build a simple web application that uses the AWS SDK for JavaScript to do that. The example application, which users can access from a browser, records audio, sends the […]

Read More

Create Audiobooks with Amazon Polly and AWS Batch

Amazon Polly, one of AWS’s first AI services, turns text into lifelike speech. By enabling applications to speak, Amazon Polly makes it possible to develop new types of speech-enabled products. For example, many AWS customers have large documents, such as books or reports, that they’d like to convert to speech so they can listen to […]

Read More