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Category: Amazon Rekognition
Discover four Pakistani startups at the forefront of AI/ML
AWS and Epiphany co-curate an AI/ML bootcamp called AI/ML Reactor. This rigorous 5-week virtual program aimed at driving AI/ML awareness and empowering startups in Pakistan and includes exclusive master classes, a group tech mentoring session, and one-on-one mentoring sessions with AWS specialists and thought leaders.
VXG Enables Any Camera to Leverage the Latest in AI-based Video Technology
VXG is a startup that connects existing enterprises with the newest AI-based video analysis services, like Amazon Rekognition. Companies can easily link their existing network of cameras to VXG’s platform and receive automated analysis at scale, effectively making any camera a smart camera.
PromoMii: Video Ads Powered by AWS Machine Learning
Creating a movie trailer takes time and most broadcasters and streaming platforms don’t have enough resources to do it. PromoMii, a UK startup, solves this problem with a unique blend of domain expertise and machine learning. Here’s how they do it.
Aiconix Transforms the Way Companies Use Their Content
Analysts estimate that by 2021, videos will account for over 80% of consumer internet traffic. To stand out companies and brands will need to maximize the value of their content and understand how a story, a posting, a video can be optimized to leverage consumers interest. Identifying and owning the relevant data to achieve this is just the first step in the new workflow. Aiconix, named one of the 30 most promising startups in the German speaking regions by Forbes magazine, is doing just that.
Studio71 Leverages AI and Machine Learning to Navigate Influencer Marketing
It’s an understatement to say that the influencer marketing space is highly complex. New influencers, new types of content, and new ways to post and promote said content seem to pop up daily. Studio71, the LA-based digital network I joined seven years ago, has always been a great partner for brands to help them navigate the influencer marketing space.
Building a Hotdog Detecting App on AWS—Yes, Really
In Season 4 of the hit HBO show, “Silicon Valley,” the character Jian Yang attempts to build an app that uses image recognition artificial intelligence (AI) to identify and label the foods in captured pictures. But there is a fairly major glitch: his app can only differentiate between hot dogs and… not hot dogs. Once I stopped laughing, the episode prompted a question that centers on my role as a Solutions Architect at AWS: How easily could I build my own hotdog identifying app? Turns out, pretty easily.
That’s a wrap on the AWS Pop-up Loft London!
It’s been epic. More than 1,000 visitors, 12,000 Twitch views and counting, 36 breakout sessions, 19 live streams, 5 hands-on workshops, 3 networking evenings, 2 breakfast briefings, a Fintech innovation showcase, and an AWS Community Day later, we’ve now officially closed the London Pop-up Loft for yet another year. Thanks to an interesting mix of […]
Using Amazon Rekognition to enhance MacOS Finder Tags
Sunday morning I was looking at a large folder on my laptop containing hundreds of images. Thumbnails are wonderful, but what I really wanted was an easy way to search my folder quickly for photos that contained picture of cliffs. Here’s how I used Rekognition to do it.