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Category: Amazon Rekognition

Track the number of coffees consumed using AWS DeepLens

AWS DeepLens is a deep-learning-enabled video camera for developers. It enables you to expand your deep learning skillsets through the use of a fully programmable video camera, tutorials, code, and pre-trained models. The goal with this blog post is to show you how to get started with the AWS DeepLens and how this device facilitates the introduction […]

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Shopper Sentiment: Analyzing in-store customer experience

Retailers have been using in-store video to analyze customer behaviors and demographics for many years.  Separate systems are commonly used for different tasks.  For example, one system would count the number of customers moving through a store, in which part of the store those customers linger and near which products.  Another system will hold the store layout, whilst yet […]

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New Engen improves customer acquisition marketing campaigns using Amazon Rekognition

New Engen is a cross-channel performance marketing technology company that uses its proprietary software products and creative solutions to help their clients acquire new customers. New Engen integrates marketing, AI, and creative expertise to provide a one-stop solution that helps their customers optimize their digital marketing budget across Facebook, Google, Instagram, Snap, and more. Improving […]

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Save time and money by filtering faces during indexing with Amazon Rekognition

Amazon Rekognition is a deep-learning-based image and video analysis service that can identify objects, people, text, scenes, and activities, as well as detect any inappropriate content. Using the new Amazon Rekognition face filtering feature, you can now have control over the quality and quantity of faces you can index for face recognition. This saves on […]

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Mapillary uses Amazon Rekognition to work towards building parking solutions for US cities

Mapillary is a collaborative street-level imagery platform that allows people and organizations to upload geo-tagged photos, which can then be used by customers to improve their mapping systems or applications. Mapillary uses Amazon Rekognition, a deep learning-based image and video analysis service, to enhance their metadata extraction. By using the DetectText operation from Amazon Rekognition, […]

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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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Aella Credit empowers underbanked individuals by using Amazon Rekognition for identity verification

Aella Credit is a financial services company based in West Africa that provides instant loans to individuals with a verifiable source of income in emerging markets by using biometric and employer data. For those in emerging markets, identity verification and validation is one of the major challenges for people who don’t have easy access to […]

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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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Marinus Analytics fights human trafficking using Amazon Rekognition

Marinus Analytics is a woman-owned company, founded in 2014, that builds AI tools that turn big data into actionable intelligence. They are dedicated to using artificial intelligence, such as the facial recognition features available in Amazon Rekognition, to help find human trafficking victims and reunite them with their families. “We believe that artificial intelligence shouldn’t […]

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Amazon Rekognition is now available in the Asia Pacific (Seoul) and Asia Pacific (Mumbai) Regions

Amazon Rekognition is now available in the Asia Pacific (Seoul) and Asia Pacific (Mumbai) AWS Regions. Amazon Rekognition is a deep learning-based image and video analysis service that can identify objects, people, text, scenes, and activities, as well as detect any inappropriate content. With Amazon Rekognition, customers can easily integrate image and video analysis into […]

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