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Category: Amazon Comprehend

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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Discovering and indexing podcast episodes using Amazon Transcribe and Amazon Comprehend 

As an avid podcast listener, I had always wished for an easy way to glimpse at the transcript of an episode to decide whether I should add it to my playlist (not all episode abstracts are equally helpful!). Another challenge with podcasts is that, although they contain a wealth of knowledge that is often not […]

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Get started with automated metadata extraction using the AWS Media Analysis Solution

You can easily get started extracting meaningful metadata from your media files by using the Media Analysis Solution on AWS. The Media Analysis Solution provides AWS CloudFormation templates that you can use to start extracting meaningful metadata from your media files within minutes. With a web-based user interface, you can easily upload files and see the metadata that is automatically extracted. This solution uses Amazon Rekognition for facial recognition, Amazon Transcribe to create a transcript, and Amazon Comprehend to run sentiment analysis on the transcript. You can also upload your own images to an Amazon Rekognition collection and train the solution to recognize individuals. In this blog post, we’ll show you step-by step how to launch the solution and upload an image and video. You’ll be able to see firsthand how metadata is seamlessly extracted.

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TINT uses Amazon Comprehend to find and aggregate the best social media content for customers

TINT is a simple, DIY platform that helps brands find, curate, and display their most effective customer-generated content from social media on marketing channels such as websites, mobile apps, and event displays. Businesses can link their Twitter, YouTube, Pinterest, Instagram, Facebook, and RSS feeds to their TINT accounts The social media aggregator uses machine learning […]

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Announcing the Artificial Intelligence (AI) Hackathon: Build Intelligent Applications using machine learning APIs and serverless

Amazon Web Services (AWS) brings image and video analysis, natural language processing, speech recognition, text-to-speech, and machine translation within the reach of every developer. With machine learning (ML) services by AWS, you can plug in prebuilt AI functionality into your apps without having to worry about ML models. Thousands of developers have used Amazon ML […]

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Amazon Comprehend now supports Syntax Analysis

We’re excited to announce that Amazon Comprehend now provides a Syntax API.  This enables you to tokenize text (for example, to extract word boundaries) and the corresponding part of speech (PoS) for each word. Today, Amazon Comprehend enables analysis use cases like such as knowing whether a customer comment is negative or positive, and identifying […]

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