AWS Machine Learning Blog

Improving speech-to-text transcripts from Amazon Transcribe using custom vocabularies and Amazon Augmented AI

Businesses and organizations are increasingly using video and audio content for a variety of functions, such as advertising, customer service, media post-production, employee training, and education. As the volume of multimedia content generated by these activities proliferates, businesses are demanding high-quality transcripts of video and audio to organize files, enable text queries, and improve accessibility […]

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This month in AWS Machine Learning: July 2020 edition

Every day there is something new going on in the world of AWS Machine Learning—from launches to new use cases like posture detection to interactive trainings like the AWS Power Hour: Machine Learning on Twitch. We’re packaging some of the not-to-miss information from the ML Blog and beyond for easy perusing each month. Check back […]

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Enhancing recommendation filters by filtering on item metadata with Amazon Personalize

We’re pleased to announce enhancements to recommendation filters in Amazon Personalize, which provide you greater control on recommendations your users receive by allowing you to exclude or include items to recommend based on criteria that you define. For example, when recommending products for your e-retail store, you can exclude unavailable items from recommendations. If you’re […]

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Code-free machine learning: AutoML with AutoGluon, Amazon SageMaker, and AWS Lambda

One of AWS’s goals is to put machine learning (ML) in the hands of every developer. With the open-source AutoML library AutoGluon, deployed using Amazon SageMaker and AWS Lambda, we can take this a step further, putting ML in the hands of anyone who wants to make predictions based on data—no prior programming or data […]

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Announcing the AWS DeepComposer Chartbusters Spin the Model challenge

Whether your jam is reggae, hip-hop or electronic you can get creative and enter the latest AWS DeepComposer Chartbusters challenge! The Spin the Model challenge launches today and is open until August 23, 2020. AWS DeepComposer gives developers a creative way to get started with machine learning. Chartbusters is a monthly challenge where you can […]

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Announcing the winner for the AWS DeepComposer Chartbusters Bach to the Future challenge

We are excited to announce the top 10 compositions and the winner for the AWS DeepComposer Chartbusters Bach to the Future challenge. AWS DeepComposer gives developers a creative way to get started with machine learning. Chartbusters is a monthly challenge where you can use AWS DeepComposer to create original compositions and compete to top the […]

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Create a multi-region Amazon Lex bot with Amazon Connect for high availability

AWS customers rely on Amazon Lex bots to power their Amazon Connect self service conversational experiences on telephone and other channels. With Amazon Lex, callers (or customers, in Amazon Connect terminology) can get their questions conveniently answered regardless of agent availability. What architecture patterns can you use to make a bot resilient to service availability issues? In this […]

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Optimizing your engagement marketing with personalized recommendations using Amazon Personalize and Braze

Today’s marketer has a wide array of channels to communicate with their customers. However, sending the right message to the right customer on the right channel at the right time remains the preeminent challenge marketers face. In this post, I show you how to combine Braze, a customer engagement platform built on AWS for today’s […]

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Translating documents, spreadsheets, and presentations in Office Open XML format using Amazon Translate

Now you can translate .docx, .xlsx, and .pptx documents using Amazon Translate. Every organization creates documents, spreadsheets, and presentations to communicate and share information with a large group and keep records for posterity. These days, we interact with people who don’t share the same language as ours. The need for translating such documents has become […]

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Simplifying application onboarding with Amazon CodeGuru Profiler

Amazon CodeGuru Profiler provides recommendations to help you continuously fine-tune your application’s performance. It does this by collecting runtime performance data from your live applications. It looks for your most expensive lines of code continuously and provides intelligent recommendations. This helps you more easily understand your applications’ runtime behavior so you can optimize their performance, […]

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