AWS Panorama

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Improve your operations with computer vision at the edge

AWS Panorama is a machine learning Appliance and Software Development Kit (SDK) that allows organizations to bring computer vision (CV) to on-premises cameras to make predictions locally with high accuracy and low latency. With AWS Panorama, you can automate tasks that have traditionally required human inspection to improve visibility into potential issues. For example, you can use AWS Panorama to evaluate manufacturing quality, identify bottlenecks in industrial processes, and monitor workplace safety and security - even in environments with limited or no internet connectivity.

The AWS Panorama Appliance is a hardware device that allows you to add CV to your internet protocol (IP) cameras that weren’t built to accommodate computer vision. AWS Panorama Appliance turns your existing cameras into smart cameras that can run CV models on multiple concurrent video streams.

The AWS Panorama Device SDK is a software kit that enables third-party manufacturers to build new cameras that run more meaningful CV models at the edge for tasks like object detection or activity recognition. AWS Panorama-compatible cameras work out of the box with AWS machine learning services.

Manufacturing quality control

Manufacturing quality control

AWS Panorama enables CV at the edge to detect manufacturing defects and deliver alerts so you can take immediate corrective action. With AWS Panorama, you can identify and resolve issues faster to help improve product quality and decrease costs.

Reimagined retail insights

Reimagined retail insights

With AWS Panorama, you can leverage CV to uncover insights about your retail environment to improve operations and customer experience. For example you can use AWS Panorama to count customers, generate heat maps, and calculate the length of queues.

Supply chain efficiency

Site safety

Industrial sites can use AWS Panorama to identify when workers or vehicles are straying into dangerous, off-limit zones. It can integrate with your safety systems to sound an alert to the individual on the ground, or even send a signal that shuts off machinery. 

Supply chain efficiency

Supply chain efficiency

AWS Panorama can provide critical input to supply chain operations by tracking throughput, recognizing bar codes or labels of parts or completed products, and optimizing freight operations in transport yards.

AWS Panorama Appliance

AWS Panorama Appliance

Add computer vision to your existing onsite cameras with no modification by using the powerful AWS Panorama Appliance. You can analyze video feeds from multiple cameras in parallel, generating highly accurate predictions within milliseconds. The Appliance is dust proof and water resistant, giving you the flexibility to install it in different environments without compromising functionality. Learn more »

AWS customers and partners can get started building and testing CV applications with the AWS Panorama Appliance Developer Kit by signing up for the preview. Sign up for the preview »

AWS Panorama SDK

AWS Panorama SDK

Device manufacturers including ADLINK Technology, Axis Communications, Basler AG, Lenovo, STANLEY Security, and VIVOTEK are using the Panorama SDK and APIs to build new Panorama-enabled cameras and appliances, taking advantage of leading silicon solutions from NVIDIA and Ambarella. AWS Panorama enabled devices work out of the box with AWS ML services and software and can be managed, monitored, and updated in the AWS management console.
AWS Panorama Partners

Get started quickly with AWS Panorama Partners

Access AWS Partner Network (APN) partners with expertise in CV to discover advanced solutions, build innovative technologies, and scale your CV applications. AWS Panorama APN Partners have demonstrated their ability to integrate AWS Panorama, build AWS Panorama compatible CV applications, and provide AWS Panorama enabled devices that bring the benefits of AWS Panorama to customers across a variety of camera form factors. Learn more »

Benefits

Add ML to your existing cameras

Plug the AWS Panorama Appliance in, connect it to your network, and the device will automatically discover your existing fleet of IP cameras. The AWS Panorama Appliance also seamlessly works alongside your existing video management systems (VMS).

Make decisions in real time

You can analyze video feeds within milliseconds from a single management interface across a variety of locations. This enables real-time visibility into operations and fast decision making with AWS Panorama enabled devices or the AWS Panorama Appliance.

Enable CV in limited connectivity environments

AWS Panorama removes the heavy lifting from each step of computer vision-based process improvements by integrating with familiar AWS services, such as Amazon SageMaker, to build and train your CV models. This enables you to run those CV models directly on the device (at the edge) and allows you to access real-time predictions in remote and isolated places where network connectivity can be slow, expensive, or intermittent.

Meet data privacy and governance requirements

AWS Panorama is ideal for organizations with data governance rules that require on-premises processing and storage of video. By acting locally on the data (at the edge) the images remain onsite, enabling compliance with data privacy and governance requirements.

Get started quickly with CV applications

CV applications combine ML models and business logic to address a specific use case. AWS Panorama gives you the flexibility to build your own CV applications or choose from a range of production-ready CV applications, like PPE detection, retail queue length, or crowd counting, from AWS and third-party developers. 

Fast development in a familiar programming environment

AWS Panorama integrates seamlessly with familiar AWS Services and tools, such as Amazon SageMaker, AWS Lambda, and Amazon CloudWatch, enabling faster development.

Turn your existing onsite cameras into powerful edge devices with the AWS Panorama Appliance.

The AWS Panorama Appliance is easy to set up

Step 1: Unbox

Step 1: Unbox

Say hello to AWS Panorama Appliance!

Step 2: Plug in and detect devices

Step 2: Plug in and detect devices

Log in to your AWS account, and install one or more AWS Panorama Appliance devices on the same network as your on-premises cameras. Provision your AWS Panorama Appliance for connection to the AWS Cloud and for automatic discovery of network cameras that support the ONVIF standard.

Step 3: Run CV on camera streams

Step 3: Run CV on camera strreams

You can use your own custom CV applications on the Appliance, or download third party CV applications for use cases such as retail analytics, license plate recognition, and detecting faults in an assembly line. The inference results can be displayed on a monitor, or sent through MQTT messaging to a variety of local or cloud-based endpoints or systems.

The AWS Panorama Appliance has one HDMI port for connecting to a video monitor to see inference output, and two GigE Ethernet ports to provide redundancy, to connect to two subnets, or for load balancing. The device is about a half rack unit wide, meaning two units can be placed side by side on a standard rack shelf on a server rack and fastened to the rack using the included screws.

The AWS Panorama Appliance is ruggedized and IP62 rated (i.e. dust proof and water resistant), making it suitable for operating in harsh environmental conditions.

The AWS Panorama Appliance will be available soon. Until then, get started now building and testing your applications with the AWS Panorama Appliance Developer Kit, by signing up for the preview here.

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Customers

Parkland

“We plan to use AWS Panorama to deploy different computer vision applications at our stores and experiment over time to strengthen our customer experience and value proposition.”

Ian White, Senior Vice President, Strategic Marketing and Innovation

bpx Energy

“We see possibilities for computer vision to keep our workers safe in a number of ways, from monitoring social distancing, to setting up dynamic exclusion zones, and detecting oil leaks. AWS Panorama offers an innovative approach to delivering these solutions on a single hardware platform with an intuitive user experience.”

Grant Matthews, Chief Technology Officer, BP America

Cargill

“We want to use computer vision to assess the size of trucks coming to our granaries to determine the optimal loading dock for each truck. AWS Panorama enables this with a managed service and edge appliance for deploying and managing a variety of computer vision applications.”

Victor Caldas, Computer Vision Capability Lead, Cargill

Cargill

“Many unique components go into each guitar and each instrument is carefully crafted. With AWS Panorama and help from the Amazon Machine Learning Solutions Lab, we can have real-time visibility into metrics for the first time such as how long it takes to manufacture different types of guitars, and how much time each process requires. We can use these metrics to spot bottlenecks, optimize efficiency, and improve overall operations.”

Michael Spandau, SVP Global IT, Fender

AWS Panorama partners

To get started with AWS Panorama quickly, you can work with the AWS Partner Network (APN) to build AWS Panorama based CV applications that meet your unique business use case needs. CV Model and Application Partners can help you build CV models and applications for your specific use cases, System Integrator and Consulting Partners can accelerate your CV journey by helping you explore and implement solutions, Distribution and Integration Partners can assist you with device purchase and system integration, and Smart Device Partners will give you even more device options for your unique use cases.

Learn more about AWS Panorama partner offerings »

CV model and application partners

Access a growing library of pre-built CV models and applications that run on AWS Panorama for specific CV use cases such as PPE detection, social distance monitoring, license plate detection, and more from Bigmate, Clarifai, CVEDIA, Indus.ai, Pilot AI, Siemens Mobility, and TIBCO Software.

System integrator and consulting partners

Integrate AWS Panorama into your line-of-business applications, and accelerate your journey, from use case exploration, to proof of concept, to full-scale production deployments, with AWS Panorama system integration and consulting service partners Accenture, Capgemini, Slalom, TensorIoT, Quantiphi, Provectus, and LTI.

Accenture

“Organizations are facing unprecedented demand to transform and secure their physical spaces. With Accenture’s Rhythm.IO, we're focused on helping customers create maximal situational awareness and safer environments, whether for shopping, travel, or public safety; by fusing together operational data and multi-sensor inputs with computer vision insights from AWS Panorama.”
- Matthew Lancaster, Managing Director, Accenture

Distribution and integration partners

Purchase and install AWS Panorama Appliances through some of the leading security and camera installation partners, Convergint Technologies and STANLEY Security.

AWS Panorama Device SDK partners

Soon, you’ll be able to choose from a variety of AWS Panorama enabled devices to suit your unique use cases with partners such as ADLINK Technology, Axis Communications, Basler AG, Lenovo, STANLEY Security, and VIVOTEK who are using the AWS Panorama Device SDK to build AWS Panorama enabled cameras and devices. AWS Panorama supports the NVIDIA Jetson product family and Ambarella CV 2x product line.

Choose the cloud provider with proven experience in industrial operations

From accelerating design to optimizing operations, to reinventing supply chains, AWS helps leading industrial customers transform their business with the most comprehensive set of cloud services and solutions, and an extensive partner network, while taking advantage of the highest standards for privacy and data security. Learn about how Volkswagen Group, Carrier, INVISTA, Vector and Georgia-Pacific are all building on AWS.

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