AWS Machine Learning Blog

Category: AWS DeepLens

Optimize workforce in your store using Amazon Rekognition

In this post, we show you how to use Amazon Rekognition and AWS DeepLens to detect, and analyze occupancy in a retail business to optimize workforce utilization. Retailers often need to make decisions to improve the in-store customer experience through personnel management. Having too few or too many employees working can be detrimental to the […]

Gain valuable ML skills with the AWS Machine Learning Engineer Nanodegree Scholarship from Udacity

Amazon Web Services is partnering with Udacity to help educate developers of all skill levels on machine learning (ML) concepts with the AWS Machine Learning Scholarship Program by Udacity by offering 425 scholarships, with a focus on women and underrepresented groups. Machine learning is an exciting and rapidly developing technology that has the power to […]

Protecting people from hazardous areas through virtual boundaries with Computer Vision

As companies welcome more autonomous robots and other heavy equipment into the workplace, we need to ensure equipment can operate safely around human teammates. In this post, we will show you how to build a virtual boundary with computer vision and AWS DeepLens, the AWS deep learning-enabled video camera designed for developers to learn machine […]

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 […]

Making cycling safer with AWS DeepLens and Amazon SageMaker object detection

According to the 2018 National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Traffic Safety Facts, in 2018, there were 857 fatal bicycle and motor vehicle crashes and an additional estimated 47,000 cycling injuries in the US . While motorists often accuse cyclists of being the cause of bike-car accidents, the analysis shows that this is not the […]

Building a lawn monitor and weed detection solution with AWS machine learning and IoT services

For new home buyers, a common challenge is to understand how to manage their lawn needs effectively. Now imagine if you’re a farmer and have to do this for many acres of land. As a farmer, some of the challenges you’d typically face include the when (when is the right time to water), the where […]

Building a smart garage door opener with AWS DeepLens and Amazon Rekognition

Many industries, including retail, manufacturing, and healthcare, are adopting IoT-enabled devices and using AI or machine learning (ML) technologies to enable such devices to make human-like decisions without human intervention. You can also apply some of the use cases involving powering IoT-enabled devices with AI/ML technologies at home. This post showcases how to use AWS […]

Building a trash sorter with AWS DeepLens

In this blog post, we show you how to build a prototype trash sorter using AWS DeepLens, the AWS deep learning-enabled video camera designed for developers to learn machine learning in a fun, hands-on way. This prototype trash sorter project teaches you how to train image classification models with custom data. Image classification is a […]