AWS Machine Learning Blog

Adding a data labeling workflow for named entity recognition with Amazon SageMaker Ground Truth

Launched at AWS re:Invent 2018, Amazon SageMaker Ground Truth enables you to efficiently and accurately label the datasets required to train machine learning (ML) systems. Ground Truth provides built-in labeling workflows that take human labelers step-by-step through tasks and provide tools to help them produce good results. Built-in workflows are currently available for object detection, […]

Use Amazon Lex as a conversational interface with Twilio Media Streams

Businesses use the Twilio platform to build new ways to communicate with their customers: whether it’s fully automating a restaurant’s food orders with a conversational Interactive Voice Response (IVR) or building a next generation advanced contact center. With the launch of Media Streams, Twilio is opening up their Voice platform by providing businesses access to […]

Harvesting success using Amazon SageMaker to power Bayer’s digital farming unit

By the year 2050, our planet will need to feed ten billion people. We can’t expand the earth to create more agricultural land, so the solution to growing more food is to make agriculture more productive and less resource-dependent. In other words, there is no room for crop losses or resource waste. Bayer is using […]

Git integration now available for the Amazon SageMaker Python SDK

Git integration is now available in the Amazon SageMaker Python SDK. You no longer have to download scripts from a Git repository for training jobs and hosting models. With this new feature, you can use training scripts stored in Git repos directly when training a model in the Python SDK. You can also use hosting […]

Using model attributes to track your training runs on Amazon SageMaker

With a few clicks in the Amazon SageMaker console or a few one-line API calls, you can now quickly search, filter, and sort your machine learning (ML) experiments using key model attributes, such as hyperparameter values and accuracy metrics, to help you more quickly identify the best models for your use case and get to […]

Announcing two new AWS DeepLens sample projects with step-by-step instructions

April 2023 Update: Starting January 31, 2024, you will no longer be able to access AWS DeepLens through the AWS management console, manage DeepLens devices, or access any projects you have created. To learn more, refer to these frequently asked questions about AWS DeepLens end of life. We are excited to announce the launch of two […]

AWS DeepRacer Scholarship Challenge from Udacity is now open for enrollment

The race is on! Start your engines! The AWS DeepRacer Scholarship Challenge from Udacity is now open for enrollment. As mentioned in our previous post, the AWS DeepRacer Scholarship Challenge program introduces you—no matter what your developer skill levels are—to essential machine learning (ML) concepts in a fun and engaging way. Each month, you put […]

Financially empowering Generation Z with behavioral economics, banking, and AWS machine learning

This is a guest blog post by Dante Monaldo, co-founder and CTO of Pluto Money Pluto Money, a San Francisco-based startup, is a free money management app that combines banking, behavioral economics, and machine learning (ML) to guide Generation Z towards their financial goals in college and beyond. We’re building the first mobile bank designed […]

Creating magical listening experiences with BlueToad and Amazon Polly

This is a guest blog post by Paul DeHart, co-owner and CEO, BlueToad. BlueToad, one of the leading global providers of digital content solutions, prioritizes innovation. Since 2017, we have enabled publishers (our customers) to provide audio versions of articles found in their digital magazines using Amazon Polly. We see that novel content experiences engage today’s […]

Breaking news: Amazon Polly’s Newscaster voice and more authentic speech, launching today

For a long time, it was only in science fiction that machines verbalized emotions. As of today, Amazon Polly is one step closer to changing that. As we work on Amazon Polly, we’re constantly seeking to improve the voices. We hope you’ll agree that today’s announcement of not only Neural Text-to-Speech (NTTS) but also the […]