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Category: AWS re:Invent

re:Invent 2020 – Preannouncements for Tuesday, December 1

Andy Jassy just gave you a hint about some upcoming AWS launches, and I’ll have more to say about them when they are ready. To tide you over until then, here’s a summary of what he pre-announced: Smaller AWS Outpost Form Factors – We are introducing two new sizes of AWS Outposts, suitable for locations […]

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AWS Panorama Appliance: Bringing Computer Vision Applications to the Edge

At AWS re:Invent today, we gave a preview of the AWS Panorama Appliance. Also, we announced the AWS Panorama SDK is coming soon. These allow organizations to bring computer vision to their on-premises cameras and make automated predictions with high accuracy and low latency. Over the past couple of decades, computer vision has gone from […]

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Amazon Lookout for Vision – New ML Service Simplifies Defect Detection for Manufacturing

Today, I’m excited to announce Amazon Lookout for Vision, a new machine learning (ML) service that helps customers in industrial environments to detect visual defects on production units and equipment in an easy and cost-effective way. Can you spot the circuit board with the defect in these images? Maybe you can if you are familiar […]

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New – Amazon Lookout for Equipment Analyzes Sensor Data to Help Detect Equipment Failure

Companies that operate industrial equipment are constantly working to improve operational efficiency and avoid unplanned downtime due to component failure. They invest heavily and repeatedly in physical sensors (tags), data connectivity, data storage, and building dashboards over the years to monitor the condition of their equipment and get real-time alerts. The primary data analysis methods […]

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Amazon Monitron, a Simple and Cost-Effective Service Enabling Predictive Maintenance

Today, I’m extremely happy to announce Amazon Monitron, a condition monitoring service that detects potential failures and allows user to track developing faults enabling you to implement predictive maintenance and reduce unplanned downtime. True story: A few months ago, I bought a new washing machine. As the delivery man was installing it in my basement, […]

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Amazon Connect – Now Smarter and More Integrated With Third-Party Tools

We launched Amazon Connect in 2017 and, since then, thousands of customers have created their own contact centers in the cloud. Amazon Connect makes it easy for non-technical customers to design interaction flows, manage agents, and track performance metrics. For example, when I book a Best Western hotel room in Europe by phone, the call […]

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New – Amazon QuickSight Q Answers Natural-Language Questions About Business Data

We launched Amazon QuickSight as the first Business Intelligence (BI) service with Pay-per-Session pricing. Today, we are happy to announce the preview of Amazon QuickSight Q, a Natural Language Query (NLQ) feature powered by machine learning (ML). With Q, business users can now use QuickSight to ask questions about their data using everyday language and […]

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New- Amazon DevOps Guru Helps Identify Application Errors and Fixes

Today, we are announcing Amazon DevOps Guru, a fully managed operations service that makes it easy for developers and operators to improve application availability by automatically detecting operational issues and recommending fixes. DevOps Guru applies machine learning informed by years of operational excellence from Amazon.com and Amazon Web Services (AWS) to automatically collect and analyze […]

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