AWS Machine Learning Blog

Category: Artificial Intelligence

Create video subtitles with translation using machine learning

Businesses from around the globe require fast and reliable ways to transcribe an audio or video file, and often in multiple languages.  This audio and video content can range from a news broadcast, call center phone interactions, a job interview, a product demonstration, or even court proceedings.  The traditional process for transcription is both expensive […]

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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 Lex integration with Genesys PureCloud IVR now available

We are excited to announce the general availability of the Amazon Lex and Genesys PureCloud integrated interactive voice response (IVR) solution. First launched in preview at re:Invent 2017, the solution allows Genesys customers to integrate Amazon Lex chatbots into the PureCloud  IVR flows to provide an enhanced conversational experience. About Genesys PureCloud The Genesys PureCloud platform […]

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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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Announcing the Amazon SageMaker MXNet 1.2 container

The Amazon SageMaker pre-built MXNet container now uses the latest release of Apache MXNet 1.2.  Amazon SageMaker is a fully-managed platform that enables developers and data scientists to quickly and easily build, train, and deploy machine learning models at any scale.  And the pre-built MXNet container makes it easy to write your deep learning scripts naturally […]

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Twilio offers greater voice selection to customers with Amazon Polly integration

By providing a scalable cloud platform for building communications experiences, Twilio enables developers and businesses to build any customer engagement into their applications using simple and powerful APIs for voice, messaging, and video. Businesses like Morgan Stanley, Marks & Spencer, Netflix, Lyft, Airbnb, and more than 50,000 others are modernizing the way they communicate with […]

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Thorn collaborates with Amazon Rekognition to help fight child sexual abuse and trafficking

Thorn is a non-profit organization dedicated to stopping the spread of child sexual abuse material and standing up to child traffickers. Thorn’s tools have been used to identify 5,894 child sex trafficking victims and rescue 103 children where their sexual abuse was recorded and distributed. Using AWS services such as Amazon Rekognition, Thorn has seen […]

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Bring your own pre-trained MXNet or TensorFlow models into Amazon SageMaker

Not only does Amazon SageMaker  provide easy scalability and distribution to train and host ML models, it is modularized so that the process of training a model is decoupled from deploying the model. This means that models that are trained outside of Amazon SageMaker can be brought into SageMaker only to be deployed. This is very useful […]

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Use Amazon Mechanical Turk with Amazon SageMaker for supervised learning

Supervised learning needs labels, or annotations, that tell the algorithm what the right answers are in the training phases of your project. In fact, many of the examples of using MXNet, TensorFlow, and PyTorch start with annotated data sets you can use to explore the various features of those frameworks. Unfortunately, when you move from […]

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Amazon Polly adds bilingual Indian English/Hindi language support

Amazon Polly is an AWS service that turns text into lifelike speech. We’re excited to announce new Hindi language support and the release of our first bilingual voice. Aditi is a female voice that speaks Hindi and Indian English fluently. Let’s hear Aditi introduce herself in both Indian English and Hindi. Listen to the Hindi […]

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