AWS for Industries

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How data recipients can implement Open Banking on AWS

On November 26, 2017, the Australian Government announced the introduction of the Consumer Data Right (CDR). Governed by the Australian Competition & Consumer Commission (ACCC), the CDR gives consumers greater control over their data, aiming to improve consumers’ ability to compare and switch between products and services. For example, fintechs can use Open Banking data to help […]

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Novartis AG uses Amazon Elasticsearch K-Nearest Neighbor (KNN) and Amazon SageMaker to power search and recommendation (Part 3/4)

This is the third post of a four-part series on the strategic collaboration between AWS and Novartis AG, where the AWS Professional Services team built the Buying Engine platform. In this series: Part 1:  How Novartis AG brought SMART into Smart Procurement with AWS Machine Learning Part 2: Novartis AG uses Amazon SageMaker and Amazon […]

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Deploy digital biomarkers at scale in clinical trials using serverless services on AWS

Background Traditional assessments of disease progression and intervention efficacy used in clinical trials are often limited. These assessments normally consist of clinical outcome assessments (COAs) and patient reported outcomes (PROs). COAs are physician-derived, often requiring patients to travel to a clinical site. They are typically subjective, episodic in nature, and provide limited insight into the […]

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PathSpot: Enabling handwashing hygiene, innovation, and insights

  PathSpot provides the travel and hospitality industry a hygiene management system designed to protect businesses and their customers from contaminants and ensure effective and frequent handwashing. PathSpot has raised over $10M in venture funding to date, most recently a $6.5M Series A led by Valor Siren Ventures. PathSpot has been featured as one of […]

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How to deliver headless commerce in retail

Retailers who want to modernize their selling systems have a wealth of technologies available. Those who have already moved to a modern technology infrastructure are reaping the benefits of reduced maintenance, more business agility, and better customer experiences. CIOs can choose to refactor existing systems and slowly migrate functional areas, or they can make a […]

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Liveness Detection to Improve Fraud Prevention in Financial Institutions with Amazon Rekognition

Facial recognition is one of the common forms of biometrics employed across industries for fraud prevention. Fundamentally, facial recognition uses algorithms to distinguish an individual user’s unique features from those of similar faces in a “gallery” lineup. Facial biometrics are increasingly popular with financial institutions that are trying to balance between enhanced fraud prevention and a high-quality user experience. […]

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Supporting digital signature and secure message transmission with AWS KMS and AWS Secrets Manager for Brazilian Instant Payment System

As discussed in the previous blog, the new Brazilian Instant Payment System (PIX) aims to speed up payments messaging and the availability of final funds to the beneficiary. The PIX results in reduction of costs, increasing security and improving the customer experience. AWS provides the necessary certifications and compliance standards for financial institutions to comply […]

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The Cow Collar Wearable: How Halter benefits from FreeRTOS

Who is Halter, and what IoT product are they building? Halter (https://halterhq.com), based in New Zealand, is an agri-tech original equipment manufacturer (OEM) that focuses on cattle herd management. Halter creates GPS enabled, solar powered smart collars for cows. The collar hardware allows farmers to interact with an easy-to-use app to remotely set geographic boundaries […]

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Preparing restaurant, catering, and food service companies for the California Consumer Privacy Act

Notice: Customers are responsible for making their own independent assessment of the information in this blog post. This post: (a) is for informational purposes only and nothing in this post constitutes (or is intended to constitute) legal guidance or advice with respect to the matters set forth herein, (b) represents current AWS product offerings and […]

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Enabling efficient patient care using Amazon AI services

Artificial intelligence can speed up the development of new drug development, be a bridge to personalized medicine using the information of our genomes, and help address the problem of a chronic shortage of doctors (especially in countries where health services are underdeveloped). However, significant challenges remain before we can get there. The challenge The application […]

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