AWS Machine Learning Blog

In the Research Spotlight: Anima Anandkumar

As AWS continues to support the Artificial Intelligence (AI) community with contributions to Apache MXNet and the release Amazon Lex, Amazon Polly, and Amazon Rekognition managed services, we are also expanding our team of AI experts, who have one primary mission: To lower the barrier to AI for all AWS developers, making AI more accessible […]

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Powering Language Learning on Duolingo with Amazon Polly

Listen to this post Voiced by Amazon Polly This is a guest post by André Kenji Horie, a software engineer on Duolingo’s Learning Team. In their own words, “Duolingo is the most popular language-learning platform and the most downloaded education app in the world, with more than 170 million users.” When teaching a foreign language, […]

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In the Research Spotlight: Alex Smola

As AWS continues to support the Artificial Intelligence (AI) community with contributions to Apache MXNet and the release of Amazon Lex, Amazon Polly, and Amazon Rekognition managed services, we are also expanding our team of AI experts, who have one primary mission: To lower the barrier to AI for all AWS developers, making AI more accessible […]

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AWS and NVIDIA Expand Deep Learning Partnership at GTC 2017

This year at NVIDIA’s GPU Technology Conference, AWS and NVIDIA partnered on multiple initiatives. The first is an exciting new Volta-based GPU instance that we think will completely change the face of the AI developer world through a 3x speedup on LSTM training. Second, we are announcing plans to train 100,000+ developers through the Deep […]

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AWS AI Blog Month in Review: April 2017

Another month of AI solutions on the AWS AI Blog. Take a look at the summaries below and learn, comment and share. Thank you for reading! NEW POSTS AI Tech Talk: An Overview of AI on the AWS Platform AWS offers a family of intelligent services that provide cloud-native machine learning and deep learning technologies to […]

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Join AWS User Group Dublin for an Evening of AI & Deep Learning

  Join Julien Simon, Principal Technical Evangelist at Amazon Web Services, on May 9 for an evening of AI and Deep Learning hosted by the AWS User Group Dublin. The event will feature Amazon Lex, Amazon Polly, and Amazon Rekognition. Julien will take participants on a journey through Deep Learning with AWS covering AI theory to […]

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Create Audiobooks with Amazon Polly and AWS Batch

Update: On 17 JUL 2018, Amazon Polly released Asynchronous Synthesis, a new feature that enables you to process up to 100,000 characters of text at a time using asynchronous requests. Read this article for details: Amazon Polly Update – Time-Driven Prosody and Asynchronous Synthesis. Amazon Polly, one of AWS’s first AI services, turns text into lifelike […]

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Changing Lives with AI: Pollexy (“Polly” + “Lex”), A Special Needs Verbal Assistant

Listen to this post Voiced by Amazon Polly With the emergence of devices like the Amazon Echo and AWS services like Amazon Polly and Amazon Lex, it’s easier to develop integrated voice solutions that can simplify life and make it more enjoyable. In some cases, the resulting innovations can lead to life-changing experiences because the […]

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“In the Research Spotlight”: A New Blog Post Series

In addition to the continued contributions to the AI community through Apache MXNet and the Amazon AI services of Amazon Lex, Amazon Polly, and Amazon Rekognition, AWS also has an active team of AI researchers. These researchers have rich and interesting backgrounds in machine learning and deep learning, from academia, startups, and enterprises, all with […]

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