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Using Amazon Polly to Deliver Health Care for People with Long-Term Conditions

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This is a guest post by Michael Wray, senior software architect at Inhealthcare. Founded in 2012, Inhealthcare has created a digital infrastructure which supports remote home monitoring for the entire UK population. Listen to this post Voiced by Amazon Polly Disclaimer: Amazon Polly is not an AWS HIPAA Eligible Service at the time of this […]

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

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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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Powering Language Learning on Duolingo with Amazon Polly

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Listen to this post Voiced by Amazon Polly This is a guest post by André Kenji Horie, a software engineer on Duolingo’s Learning Team. In their own words, “Duolingo is the most popular language-learning platform and the most downloaded education app in the world, with more than 170 million users.” When teaching a foreign language, […]

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Join AWS User Group Dublin for an Evening of AI & Deep Learning

by Victoria Kouyoumjian | on | Permalink | Comments |  Share

  Join Julien Simon, Principal Technical Evangelist at Amazon Web Services, on May 9 for an evening of AI and Deep Learning hosted by the AWS User Group Dublin. The event will feature Amazon Lex, Amazon Polly, and Amazon Rekognition. Julien will take participants on a journey through Deep Learning with AWS covering AI theory to […]

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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 […]

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Changing Lives with AI: Pollexy (“Polly” + “Lex”), A Special Needs Verbal Assistant

by Robin Dautricourt | on | Permalink | Comments |  Share

Listen to this post Voiced by Amazon Polly With the emergence of devices like the Amazon Echo and AWS services like Amazon Polly and Amazon Lex, it’s easier to develop integrated voice solutions that can simplify life and make it more enjoyable. In some cases, the resulting innovations can lead to life-changing experiences because the […]

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Build Your Own Text-to-Speech Applications with Amazon Polly

by Tomasz Stachlewski | on | Permalink | Comments |  Share

In general, speech synthesis isn’t easy.  You can’t just assume that when an application reads each letter of a sentence the output will make sense. A few common challenges for text-to-speech applications include: Words that are written the same way, but that are pronounced differently: I live in Las Vegas. vs. This presentation broadcasts live […]

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AI Tech Talk: How to Get the Most Out of Amazon Polly, a Text-to-Speech Service

by Victoria Kouyoumjian | on | Permalink | Comments |  Share

Although there are many ways to optimize the speech generated by Amazon Polly‘s text-to-speech voices, new customers may find it challenging to quickly learn how to apply the most effective enhancements in each situation. The objective of this webinar is to educate customers about all of the ways in which they can modify the speech […]

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AI Tech Talk: An Overview of AI on the AWS Platform

by Victoria Kouyoumjian | on | Permalink | Comments |  Share

AWS offers a family of intelligent services that provide cloud-native machine learning and deep learning technologies to address your different use cases and needs. For developers looking to add managed AI services to their applications, AWS brings natural language understanding (NLU) and automatic speech recognition (ASR) with Amazon Lex, visual search and image recognition with […]

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AWS Podcast #175: Artificial Intelligence with Dr. Matt Wood

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Dr. Matt Wood is the GM of Artificial Intelligence at AWS I sat down with Simon Elisha from the AWS Podcast to talk about the emerging world of artificial intelligence. In addition to speaking about Amazon Lex, Amazon Polly, Amazon Rekognition, and Apache MXNet, we also do a little reminiscing about days gone by. Listen now on SoundCloud Like the […]

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