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Using Amazon Rekognition to Identify Persons of Interest for Law Enforcement

by Chris Adzima | on | Permalink | Comments |  Share

This is a guest post by Chris Adzima, a Senior Information Systems Analyst for the Washington County Sheriff’s Office.  In law enforcement, it is extremely important to identify persons of interest quickly. In most cases, this is accomplished by showing a picture of the person to multiple law enforcement officers in hopes that someone knows the […]

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Activity Tracking with a Voice-Enabled Bot on AWS

by Bob Strahan, Oliver Atoa, and Bob Potterveld | on | Permalink | Comments |  Share

Listen to this post Voiced by Amazon Polly It’s New Year’s Eve. Your friends and loved ones have gone to the party, but you can’t go just yet because you haven’t figured out how to track the key performance indicators for your New Year’s resolution. You’ve already divided your resolution into categories, and you’ve set […]

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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 […]

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Updated AWS Deep Learning AMIs with Apache MXNet 0.10 and TensorFlow 1.1 Now Available

by Victoria Kouyoumjian | on | Permalink | Comments |  Share

You can now use Apache MXNet v0.10 and TensorFlow v1.1 with the AWS Deep Learning AMIs for Amazon Linux and Ubuntu. Apache MXNet announced version 0.10, available at http://mxnet.io, with significant improvements to documentation and tutorials including updated installation guides for running MXNet on various operating systems and environments, such as NVIDIA’s Jetson TX2. In […]

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Tuning Your DBMS Automatically with Machine Learning

by Dana Van Aken, Geoff Gordon, and Andy Pavlo | on | Permalink | Comments |  Share

This is a guest post by Dana Van Aken, Andy Pavlo, and Geoff Gordon of Carnegie Mellon University. This project demonstrates how academic researchers can leverage our AWS Cloud Credits for Research Program to support their scientific breakthroughs. Database management systems (DBMSs) are the most important component of any data-intensive application. They can handle large […]

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In the Research Spotlight: Edo Liberty

by Victoria Kouyoumjian | on | Permalink | Comments |  Share

As AWS continues to support the Artificial Intelligence (AI) community with contributions to Apache MXNet and the release of Amazon Lex, Amazon Polly, and Amazon Rekognition managed services, we are also expanding our team of AI experts, who have one primary mission: To lower the barrier to AI for all AWS developers, making AI more accessible […]

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Personalizing Videos: BeeLiked uses Amazon Polly to Launch the #DanBrownOrigin campaign, the World’s First Virtual Book Signing

by Robin Dautricourt | on | Permalink | Comments |  Share

Listen to this post Voiced by Amazon Polly Just as Dan Brown has captivated millions of readers through countless plot twists and turns, the launch of his new novel, Origin, will lead you along an inspired journey that guarantees to speak to you and draw you in. Literally. The 2003 best-selling author of The Da […]

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In the Research Spotlight: Mu Li

by Victoria Kouyoumjian | on | Permalink | Comments |  Share

As AWS continues to support the Artificial Intelligence (AI) community with contributions to Apache MXNet and the release of Amazon Lex, Amazon Polly, and Amazon Rekognition managed services, we are also expanding our team of AI experts, who have one primary mission: To lower the barrier to AI for all AWS developers, making AI more accessible […]

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Join Us as We Go Deep with AI on AWS at These Upcoming Events

by Victoria Kouyoumjian | on | Permalink | Comments |  Share

For our customers in Europe, Julien Simon, Principal Technical Evangelist at Amazon Web Services, is leading workshops and speaking at several events throughout the month. Julien is a frequent speaker at workshops and conferences taking participants on a journey through Deep Learning with AWS, Amazon Lex, Amazon Polly, Amazon Rekognition, Apache MXNet and more. If you’re […]

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Integrate Your Amazon Lex Bot with Any Messaging Service

by Ahmad Khan | on | Permalink | Comments |  Share

Is your Amazon Lex chatbot ready to talk to the world? When it is, chances are that you’ll want it to be able to interact with as many users as possible. Amazon Lex offers built-in integration with Facebook, Slack and Twilio. But what if you want to connect to a messaging service that isn’t supported? […]

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