AWS Machine Learning Blog

Category: AWS DeepRacer

Win a digital car and personalize your racer profile on the AWS DeepRacer console

AWS DeepRacer is the fastest way to get rolling with machine learning, giving developers the chance to learn ML hands-on with a 1/18th scale autonomous car, 3D virtual racing simulator, and the world’s largest global autonomous car racing league. With the 2021 AWS DeepRacer League Virtual Circuit now underway, developers have five times more opportunities […]

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AWS ML Community showcase: March 2021 edition

In our Community Showcase, Amazon Web Services (AWS) highlights projects created by AWS Heroes and AWS Community Builders.  Each month AWS ML Heroes and AWS ML Community Builders bring to life projects and use cases for the full range of machine learning skills from beginner to expert through deep dive tutorials, podcasts, videos, and other […]

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Using the AWS DeepRacer new Soft Actor Critic algorithm with continuous action spaces

AWS DeepRacer is the fastest way to get started with machine learning (ML). You can train reinforcement learning (RL) models by using a 1/18th scale autonomous vehicle in a cloud-based virtual simulator and compete for prizes and glory in the global AWS DeepRacer League. We’re excited to bring you two new features available on the […]

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This month in AWS Machine Learning: January edition

Hello and welcome to our first “This month in AWS Machine Learning” of 2021! 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 […]

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Get ready to roll! AWS DeepRacer pre-season racing is now open

AWS DeepRacer allows you to get hands on with machine learning (ML) through a fully autonomous 1/18th scale race car driven by reinforcement learning, a 3D racing simulator on the AWS DeepRacer console, a global racing league, and hundreds of customer-initiated community races. Pre-season qualifying underway We’re excited to announce that racing action is right […]

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AWS DeepRacer League announces 2020 Championship Cup winner Po-Chun Hsu of Taiwan

AWS DeepRacer is the fastest way to get rolling with machine learning (ML). It’s a fully autonomous 1/18th scale race car driven by reinforcement learning, a 3D racing simulator, and a global racing league. Throughout 2020, tens of thousands of developers honed their ML skills and competed in the League’s virtual circuit via the AWS […]

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What’s around the turn in 2021? AWS DeepRacer League announces new divisions, rewards, and community leagues

AWS DeepRacer allows you to get hands on with machine learning (ML) through a fully autonomous 1/18th scale race car driven by reinforcement learning, a 3D racing simulator on the AWS DeepRacer console, a global racing league, and hundreds of customer-initiated community races. The action is already underway at the Championship Cup at AWS re:Invent […]

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Join the Final Lap of the 2020 DeepRacer League at AWS re:Invent 2020

December 2020 Update – The Wildcard and warmup races are complete and the Round 1 Knockouts are officially underway, streaming live on Twitch. In this round, competitors participate in a brand-new live racing format on the AWS DeepRacer console. Racers submit their best models from anywhere in the world and attempt to navigate the track, […]

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Optimizing the cost of training AWS DeepRacer reinforcement learning models

AWS DeepRacer is a cloud-based 3D racing simulator, an autonomous 1/18th scale race car driven by reinforcement learning, and a global racing league. Reinforcement learning (RL), an advanced machine learning (ML) technique, enables models to learn complex behaviors without labeled training data and make short-term decisions while optimizing for longer-term goals. But as we humans can attest, learning something […]

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Using log analysis to drive experiments and win the AWS DeepRacer F1 ProAm Race

This is a guest post by Ray Goh, a tech executive at DBS Bank.  AWS DeepRacer is an autonomous 1/18th scale race car powered by reinforcement learning, and the AWS DeepRacer League is the world’s first global autonomous racing league. It’s a fun and easy way to get started with machine learning (ML), regardless of […]

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