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Category: Industries

Paging Doctor Cloud! Amazon HealthLake Is Now Generally Available

At AWS re:Invent 2020, we previewed Amazon HealthLake, a fully managed, HIPAA-eligible service that allows healthcare and life sciences customers to aggregate their health information from different silos and formats into a structured, centralized AWS data lake, and extract insights from that data with analytics and machine learning (ML). Today, I’m very happy to announce […]

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New Amazon FinSpace Simplifies Data Management and Analytics for Financial Services

Managing data is the core of the Financial Services Industry (FSI). I worked for private banking and fund management companies and helped analysts to collect, aggregate, and analyze hundreds of petabytes of data from internal data sources, such as portfolio management, order management, and accounting systems, but also from external data sources, such as real-time […]

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Amazon Nimble Studio – Build a Creative Studio in the Cloud

Amazon Nimble Studio is a new service that creative studios can use to produce visual effects, animations, and interactive content entirely in the cloud with AWS, from the storyboard sketch to the final deliverable. Nimble Studio provides customers with on-demand access to virtual workstations, elastic file storage, and render farm capacity. It also provides built-in […]

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Amazon HealthLake Stores, Transforms, and Analyzes Health Data in the Cloud

Healthcare organizations collect vast amounts of patient information every day, from family history and clinical observations to diagnoses and medications. They use all this data to try to compile a complete picture of a patient’s health information in order to provide better healthcare services. Currently, this data is distributed across various systems (electronic medical records, […]

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Amazon Vice President of Machine LearningSwami Sivasubramanian speaks on stage at re:Invent.

re:Invent 2020 Liveblog: Machine Learning Keynote

AWS Chief Evangelist Jeff Barr and Developer Advocates Martin Beeby and Steve Roberts liveblogged the first-ever Machine Learning Keynote. Swami Sivasubramanian, VP of Amazon Machine Learning shared the latest developments and launches in Amazon ML/AI, as well as demos of new technology, and insights from customers. Read the Machine Learning Keynote recap below. You can […]

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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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Cloud-Powered, Next-Generation Banking

Traditional banks make extensive use of labor-intensive, human-centric control structures such as Production Support groups, Security Response teams, and Contingency Planning organizations. These control structures were deemed necessary in order to segment responsibilities and to maintain a security posture that is risk averse. Unfortunately, this traditional model tends to keep the subject matter experts in […]

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