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Tag: Amazon Rekognition

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Remote Sensing and Object Detection

Identifying onshore oil pads on satellite images using Amazon Rekognition In this post, we’re exploring an end-to-end solution for creating an object detection model with Amazon Rekognition to identify oil and gas well pads in satellite images. This low-code solution lets users interact with a pre-trained machine learning (ML) model that identifies well pads with Amazon Rekognition, […]

How a 3D visual experience was “Minted” with Cloudinary on AWS

The big picture Remember the bad old days when website images had to be low res so that they wouldn’t take forever to load? Or they pixelated endlessly? While those days are thankfully behind us, today’s challenges include shrinking attention spans that demand visual stimulus, and soaring user expectations. To meet these challenges, ecommerce websites […]

No more guessing games: GUESS lands optimized images every time with Cloudinary on AWS

Today’s shoppers have seemingly endless retail options online—to the point where many have ditched the in-store experience altogether. Competition is fierce. Once a customer finds their way to a website, it’s never been more important to keep them there. One of the quickest ways to lose them is a website that’s weighed down by poor-quality […]

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Improving Safety and Logistics at Well Pads with Amazon Machine Learning Services

Introduction In remote upstream oil and gas facilities, such as well pads, energy companies frequently have various service contractors bringing in items, performing services, and removing items from the site. These facilities most often do not have permanent staff on location. It can be challenging for operators to know who is accessing the facilities. For […]

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AI-Driven Visual Inspection of Wind Turbines Based on Drone Imaging

Introduction Keeping wind turbines operational also means keeping them well maintained. One of the steps in maintenance is regular visual inspection. Wind farm operation and maintenance companies started to utilize drones with attached cameras to perform visual inspections. According to a recent study, drone-based inspection reduces costs by up to 70% and decreases revenue lost […]

Improving fraud prevention in financial institutions by building a liveness detection architecture

Facial recognition is an important tool for identifying a person. Facial recognition systems are already popular worldwide and are used to prevent fraud, particularly in financial institutions such as banks and insurance companies. Although facial recognition systems are relatively new, counterfeiters have already developed ways to bypass them including impersonation, or with the use of […]