AWS Machine Learning Blog

Category: Amazon Rekognition

Artificial intelligence and machine learning continues at AWS re:Invent

A fresh new year is here, and we wish you all a wonderful 2021. We signed off last year at AWS re:Invent on the artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML) track with the first ever machine learning keynote and over 50 AI/ML focused technical sessions covering industries, use cases, applications, and more. You can […]

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This month in AWS Machine Learning: October edition

Every day there is something new going on in the world of AWS Machine Learning—from launches to new to use cases to interactive trainings. We’re packaging some of the not-to-miss information from the ML Blog and beyond for easy perusing each month. Check back at the end of each month for the latest roundup. Launches […]

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Arcanum makes Hungarian heritage accessible with Amazon Rekognition

Arcanum specializes in digitizing Hungarian language content, including newspapers, books, maps, and art. With over 30 years of experience, Arcanum serves more than 30,000 global subscribers with access to Hungarian culture, history, and heritage. Amazon Rekognition Solutions Architects worked with Arcanum to add highly scalable image analysis to Arcanum Digitheca, a free service provided by […]

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Automatically detecting personal protective equipment on persons in images using Amazon Rekognition

Workplace safety hazards can exist in many different forms: sharp edges, falling objects, flying sparks, chemicals, noise, and a myriad of other potentially dangerous situations. Safety regulators such as Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and European Commission often require that businesses protect their employees and customers from hazards that can cause injury by providing […]

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Detecting playful animal behavior in videos using Amazon Rekognition Custom Labels

Historically, humans have observed animal behaviors and applied them for different purposes. For example, behavioral observation is important in animal ecology, such as how often the behaviors are, when the behaviors occur, or whether there is individual difference or not. However, identifying and monitoring these behaviors and movements can be hard and can take a […]

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Processing auto insurance claims at scale using Amazon Rekognition Custom Labels and Amazon SageMaker Ground Truth

Computer vision uses machine learning (ML) to build applications that process images or videos. With Amazon Rekognition, you can use pre-trained computer vision models to identify objects, people, text, activities, or inappropriate content. Our customers have use cases that span every industry, including media, finance, manufacturing, sports, and technology. Some of these use cases require […]

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Amazon Rekognition adds support for six new content moderation categories

Amazon Rekognition content moderation is a deep learning-based service that can detect inappropriate, unwanted, or offensive images and videos, making it easier to find and remove such content at scale. Amazon Rekognition provides a detailed taxonomy of moderation categories, such as Explicit Nudity, Suggestive, Violence, and Visually Disturbing. You can now detect six new categories: […]

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Using Amazon Rekognition Custom Labels and Amazon A2I for detecting pizza slices and augmenting predictions

Customers need machine learning (ML) models to detect objects that are interesting for their business. In most cases doing so is hard as these models need thousands of labeled images and deep learning expertise.  Generating this data can take months to gather, and can require large teams of labelers to prepare it for use. In […]

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Build alerting and human review for images using Amazon Rekognition and Amazon A2I

The volume of user-generated content (UGC) and third-party content has been increasing substantially in sectors like social media, ecommerce, online advertising, and photo sharing. However, such content needs to be reviewed to ensure that end-users aren’t exposed to inappropriate or offensive material, such as nudity, violence, adult products, or disturbing images. Today, some companies simply […]

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Training a custom single class object detection model with Amazon Rekognition Custom Labels

Customers often need to analyze their images to find objects that are unique to their business needs. In many cases, this may be a single object, like identifying the company’s logo, finding a particular industrial or agricultural defect, or locating a specific event like a hurricane in satellite scans. In this post, we showcase how […]

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