AWS Machine Learning Blog

Auto-segmenting objects when performing semantic segmentation labeling with Amazon SageMaker Ground Truth

Amazon SageMaker Ground Truth helps you build highly accurate training datasets for machine learning (ML) quickly. Ground Truth offers easy access to third-party and your own human labelers and provides them with built-in workflows and interfaces for common labeling tasks. Additionally, Ground Truth can lower your labeling costs by up to 70% using automatic labeling, […]

Amazon Polly Neural Text-to-Speech voices now available in Sydney Region

Amazon Polly turns text into lifelike speech for voice-enabled applications. AWS is excited to announce the general availability of all Neural Text-to-Speech (NTTS) voices in the Asia Pacific (Sydney) Region. These voices deliver groundbreaking improvements in speech quality through a new machine learning approach. If you are in the Sydney Region, you can now synthesize […]

Building an AR/AI vehicle manual using Amazon Sumerian and Amazon Lex

Auto manufacturers are continuously adding new controls, interfaces, and intelligence into their vehicles. They publish manuals detailing how to use these functions, but these handbooks are cumbersome. Because they consist of hundreds of pages in several languages, it can be difficult to search for relevant information about specific features. Attempts to replace paper-based manuals with […]

AWS announces the Machine Learning Embark program to help customers train their workforce in machine learning

Today at AWS re:Invent 2019, I’m excited to announce the AWS Machine Learning (ML) Embark program to help companies transform their development teams into machine learning practitioners. AWS ML Embark is based on Amazon’s own experience scaling the use of machine learning inside its own operations as well as the lessons learned through thousands of […]

Amazon Web Services achieves fastest training times for BERT and Mask R-CNN

Two of the most popular machine learning models used today are BERT, for natural language processing (NLP), and Mask R-CNN, for image recognition. Over the past several months, AWS has significantly improved the underlying infrastructure, network, machine learning (ML) framework, and model code to achieve the best training time for these two popular state-of-the-art models. […]

Introducing medical speech-to-text with Amazon Transcribe Medical

We are excited to announce Amazon Transcribe Medical, a new HIPAA-eligible, machine learning automatic speech recognition (ASR) service that allows developers to add medical speech-to-text capabilities to their applications. Transcribe Medical provides accurate and affordable medical transcription, enabling healthcare providers, IT vendors, insurers, and pharmaceutical companies to build services that help physicians, nurses, researchers, and […]

Introducing Amazon SageMaker Operators for Kubernetes

AWS is excited to introduce Amazon SageMaker Operators for Kubernetes in general availability. This new feature makes it easier for developers and data scientists that use Kubernetes to train, tune, and deploy machine learning (ML) models in Amazon SageMaker. You can install these operators on your Kubernetes cluster to create Amazon SageMaker jobs natively using […]

AWS DeepRacer Evo is coming soon, enabling developers to race their object avoidance and head-to-head models in exciting new racing formats

Since the launch of AWS DeepRacer, tens of thousands of developers from around the world have been getting hands-on experience with reinforcement learning in the AWS Management Console, by building their AWS DeepRacer models and competing in the AWS DeepRacer League for a chance to be crowned the 2019 AWS DeepRacer League Champion. The League […]

Amazon Forecast now supports the generation of forecasts at a quantile of your choice

We are happy to announce that Amazon Forecast can now generate forecasts at a quantile of your choice. Launched at re:Invent 2018, and generally available since Aug 2019, Forecast is a fully managed service that uses machine learning (ML) to generate highly accurate forecasts, without requiring any prior ML experience. Forecast is applicable in a […]

Save on inference costs by using Amazon SageMaker multi-model endpoints

Businesses are increasingly developing per-user machine learning (ML) models instead of cohort or segment-based models. They train anywhere from hundreds to hundreds of thousands of custom models based on individual user data. For example, a music streaming service trains custom models based on each listener’s music history to personalize music recommendations. A taxi service trains […]