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Category: Amazon Comprehend

Newstag improves global video news discoverability using AI language services on AWS

Swedish startup Newstag uses artificial intelligence (AI) to allow customers to create personalized video news channels from major global news providers. Their mission is to continuously empower people and organizations with the latest, diverse information. To increase discoverability of video news from all around the world for their customers, Newstag creates rich metadata for each […]

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Bridgeman Images uses Amazon Translate to establish their business globally

Many businesses aspire to expand globally to reach new customer and accelerate growth. For Bridgeman Images, this meant engaging customers who spoke languages other than English. They needed a scalable solution to overcoming the language barrier since having everything translated manually wasn’t fast enough or cost efficient. Using Amazon Translate, they reduced the time needed […]

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Identifying and working with sensitive healthcare data with Amazon Comprehend Medical

At AWS, I regularly speak with AWS customers and AWS Partner Network (APN) partners about how they are using technology to transform human health. These companies often generate large amounts of health data that they use in a variety of applications, such as population health management and electronic health records. Developers need to find ways to use […]

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Extract and visualize clinical entities using Amazon Comprehend Medical

Amazon Comprehend Medical is a new HIPAA-eligible service that uses machine learning (ML) to extract medical information with high accuracy. This reduces the cost, time, and effort of processing large amounts of unstructured medical text. You can extract entities and relationships like medication, diagnosis, and dosage, and you can also extract protected health information (PHI). […]

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Use AWS Machine Learning to Analyze Customer Calls from Contact Centers (Part 2): Automate, Deploy, and Visualize Analytics using Amazon Transcribe, Amazon Comprehend, AWS CloudFormation, and Amazon QuickSight

In the previous blog post, we showed you how to string together Amazon Transcribe and Amazon Comprehend to be able to conduct sentiment analysis on call conversations from contact centers. Here, we demonstrate how to leverage AWS CloudFormation to automate the process and deploy your solution at scale. Solution Architecture The following diagram illustrates architecture that […]

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Introducing medical language processing with Amazon Comprehend Medical

We are excited to announce Amazon Comprehend Medical, a new HIPAA-eligible machine learning service that allows developers to process unstructured medical text and identify information such as patient diagnosis, treatments, dosages, symptoms and signs, and more. Comprehend Medical helps health care providers, insurers, researchers, and clinical trial investigators as well as health care IT, biotech, […]

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Build Your Own Natural Language Models on AWS (no ML experience required)

At AWS re:Invent last year we announced Amazon Comprehend, a natural language processing service which extracts key phrases, places, peoples’ names, brands, events, and sentiment from unstructured text. Comprehend – which is powered by sophisticated deep learning models trained by AWS – allows any developer to add natural language processing to their applications without requiring […]

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Getting Started with Amazon Comprehend custom entities

Amazon Comprehend is a natural language processing (NLP) service that uses machine learning to find insights and relationships in text. We released an update to Amazon Comprehend enabling support for private, custom entity types. Customers can now train state-of-the-art entity recognition models to extract their specific terms, completely automatically. No machine learning experience required. For example, financial […]

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AWS expands HIPAA eligible machine learning services for healthcare customers

Today, AWS announced that Amazon Translate, Amazon Comprehend, and Amazon Transcribe are now U.S. Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA) eligible services. This announcement adds to the number of AWS artificial intelligence services that are already HIPAA eligible– Amazon Polly, Amazon SageMaker, and Amazon Rekognition. By using these services, AWS customers in […]

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Amazon Comprehend introduces new Region availability and language support for French, German, Italian, and Portuguese

Amazon Comprehend is a natural language processing (NLP) service that uses machine learning to find insights and relationships in text. The service does the following for you: Identifies the language of the text. Extracts key phrases, places, people, brands, or locations. Understands how positive or negative the text is. Analyzes text using tokenization and parts […]

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