Motorola Solutions is a leading global provider of mission-critical communication infrastructure, devices, accessories, software and services. Their products are used by government, public safety and commercial customers to improve public safety while increasing effectiveness of their mobile workforce operations.


"Amazon Rekognition's new video analytic features are impressive. They can, for example, help with search of historical and real time video for persons-of-interest, providing efficiencies and awareness by automating this typically human task."

Dan Law, Chief Data Scientist


City of Orlando Police Department. OPD is a nationally recognized law enforcement agency that is focused on the safety of our residents, visitors, and businesses. Our job is to protect the citizens of Orlando.

"The City of Orlando is excited to work with Amazon to pilot the latest in public safety software through a unique, first-of-it's-kind public-private partnership. Through the pilot, Orlando will utilize Amazon’s Rekognition Video and Amazon Kinesis Video Streams technology in a way that will use existing City resources to provide real-time detection and notification of persons-of-interests, further increasing public safety, and operational efficiency opportunities for the City of Orlando and other cities across the nation.

John Mina Police Chief, City of Orlando


Pinterest is the world’s catalog of ideas. Our mission is to help people discover the things they love, and inspire them to go do those things in their daily lives. Since then, we’ve helped millions of people around the world find recipes, parenting hacks, style inspiration and other ideas to try.

“As a visually-driven platform, Pinterest relies heavily on the speed and quality of images, but the text behind those images is just as important, as it provides context and makes Pins actionable for our 200M+ active Pinners. In working with Amazon Rekognition Text in Image, we can better extract the rich text captured in images at scale and with low latency for the millions of Pins stored in Amazon S3. We look forward to continuing to develop the partnership with AWS for high quality and fast experiences for Pinners and businesses on Pinterest.”

Vanja Josifovski, CTO, Pinterest

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ARMED™ is dedicated to the development and integration of cutting-edge technology to combat acts of political violence, terrorism, organized criminal activities and insider threats.

“Our specialty is on safeguarding major events in the face of increasing complex and malevolent environments. Amazon Rekognition powers ARMED™’s Data Fusion System, providing a real-time ability to track individuals in video streams and recognize persons of interest. These capabilities enable predictive analytics that supply security specialists with immediate and potentially life-saving information. We’re excited to be working with the Rekognition team in developing a world-class platform that provides security organizations and clients with enhanced situational awareness.”

Shaun Mccarthy, CEO ARMED, Inc.


Scripps Networks Interactive is a leading developer of engaging lifestyle content in the home, food and travel categories for television, the internet and emerging platforms. Our U.S. lifestyle portfolio comprises popular television and internet brands HGTV, DIY Network, Food Network, Cooking Channel, Travel Channel and Great American Country, which collectively engage more than 190 million consumers each month.

“Licensing media assets is essential to Scripps Networks, Interactive. Consistent and accurate media metadata enables our enterprise and customers to quickly find what they want. Human-based metadata tagging is time-consuming and tedious, and productivity and efficiency can be greatly increased through automation. Amazon Rekognition enables us to quickly and efficiently add value through various automated metadata tagging processes, and images and video segments are much easier to find for our enterprise and our customers. This allows us to increase cycle times, productivity, and efficiency, and adds revenue opportunities that benefit our bottom line”.

Shane Murphy – Solutions Engineer, Scrippsnetworks


OpenInfluence is a market leader in the influencer marketing space. Their advanced technology solutions and award-winning services allow global brands and agencies to identify relevant influencers based on their campaign objectives, while effectively predicting and monitoring campaign performance.

“We index a colossal amount of social data every day.  Through our partnership with Rekognition, we are able to deploy real-time visual search into our existing influencer search engine. This has added incredible value to our business and to our clients. In our first week of use, we ran Rekognition against tens of millions of social images. After running a handful of samples to determine the accuracy of the label detection, we found our confidence level to be extremely high compared to other image recognition platforms we evaluated. Amazon tools allow us to maintain our edge as the technology leader in the influencer marketing space."

Micky Dionisio, CTO of OpenInfluence


Soul Platform makes building dating apps easy. Their customizable cloud back-end platform includes features such as user registration, flexible matching, chats, media and data storage, in-app support, push notifications, and analytics. Their SDK allows for fast prototype build and the ability to scaled to millions of users on iOS, Android or Web.

"We abide by very strict policies on user-generated content in apps, requiring developers to provide a method for filtering objectionable material from being posted, blocking offensive users, and quickly respond to reported content. With Amazon Rekognition, we are able to detect objectionable content before it’s posted while minimizing the need of human involvement. Now our customers can enable automatic image moderation in their Soul-powered apps at the flick of a switch."

Alexey Strelkov, Co-founder at Soul


Butterfleye is a cordless security camera for business and home. We believe in smart solutions to protect your business, and your privacy. We develop security platforms that combine activity-based recording, facial recognition and military-grade technology to decide when to record and when to disarm, placing our products at the optimal intersection of security and privacy.

“Butterfleye’s mission is to deliver a smart security camera, with real time alerts. Amazon Rekognition Video’s real-time face recognition from video live stream will allow us to provide accurate and critical alerts back to our customers. The simple API makes integration with our smart platform fast and easy.”

Govind Vaidya, VP of Software Engineering, Butterfleye Inc.


Utility provides mobile resource management communications technology and services that allow utility, first responder and transit organizations to command, control and support mobile field operations.

"Amazon Rekognition video enables us to run proximity ​search within our AVaiLWEB application ​for persons of interest (including missing persons) from a live stream video as well as previously recorded incidents. This service, when coupled with BodyWorn's live streaming capability, dramatically decreases​ the time needed to act and provides a valuable situational awareness tool for law enforcement."


Simon Araya - CTO of Utility


Marinus Analytics provides law enforcement with tools, founded in artificial intelligence, to turn big data into actionable intelligence. The Marinus flagship software, Traffic Jam, is a suite of tools for use by law enforcement agencies on sex trafficking investigations.

“Law enforcement needs sophisticated tools to foster victim-oriented policing in the age of the Internet. Law enforcement knew that runaway children are among the most likely to be trafficked. Before using Amazon Rekognition, their only recourse was to manually sift through online data to try to find them; this was time-intensive or not possible. Now with Traffic Jam’s FaceSearch, powered by Amazon Rekognition, investigators are able to take effective action by searching through millions of records in seconds to find victims.”

- Emily Kennedy, CEO and Founder – Marinus Analytics LLC


Happy Snap, from Go Girl Apps, is a find-and-seek adventure mobile app, designed by kids for kids, that encourages children to search, explore, and actively learn about objects in the world around them. By using a mixture of animation, voice-overs, and augmented reality, Happy Snap asks children to take pictures of everyday objects and rewards them.

We needed the best possible image recognition and labeling solution and after testing many products, Amazon Rekognition was by far the fastest and most reliable."  

Rebecca Skinner, founder and coder at Go Girl Apps.


TheTake works with movie studios and TV networks to make their content shoppable - allowing viewers to identify and buy the products they see on screen.

"Amazon Rekognition allows us to scalably identify and track actors across millions of frames of content with much higher reliability than any other solution we've used."

Jared Browarnik, Co-Founder & CTO, TheTake


Witlee is the premier provider of contextualized product recommendations for publishers. Their solution effectively connects product discovery and purchase at the point of inspiration. Using their proprietary technology, Witlee significantly increases media publishers' revenue, by providing engaging monetization with seamless and minimal integration.

"Amazon Rekognition allows us to quickly and reliably classify our large product inventory. We tested many solutions, and Amazon Rekognition was the clear winner for speed, ease of use, and price. It was also very easy to integrate Rekognition into our existing AWS solution with it's API model."

Drew Schulz, co-founder/CTO, Witlee Inc


C-SPAN is a public service that provides gavel-to-gavel proceedings of the U.S. House of Representatives and the U.S. Senate, and to other forums where public policy is discussed, debated and decided––all without editing. With 3 network stations and 5 other video feeds, there is a lot of content that must be indexed and made searchable.

"By using Amazon Rekognition, we are able to tag who is speaking / on camera at what time down to the second, if needed. Rekognition allows us to index twice as much content as we do currently - from 3500 hours a year to 7500 hours a year which would allow us to index 100% of our first run content and it was shockingly easy to set up, even with 97,000 entities from our database.”
Alan Cloutier, Technical Manager, C-SPAN Archives

Artfinder can match its customers with art they will love thanks to recommendation tools built on AWS. The company is an online art marketplace, allowing thousands of artists to sell directly to buyers. It runs its website and recommendation tools using Amazon Web Services (AWS) technologies such as Amazon Machine Learning, Amazon Rekognition, and Amazon Kinesis Firehose.

"AWS gives us state-of-the-art applications like Amazon Rekognition that make our business possible. I got a prototype of our service up and running within four hours and into production within a week."

David Tilleyshort, Chief Technology Officer


Washington county sheriff office is the primary first responders for 911 calls from citizens in urban and rural areas, and also provide other services countywide that support city police departments, including crime scene specialists, major crime investigators, and sex offender compliance checks.

“Amazon Rekognition has greatly increased the ability of our law enforcement officers to act quickly and decisively. We were able to index more than 300,000 photo records within 1-2 days, and the identification time of suspects went from 2-3 days down to minutes. Within one week of going live, the solution built on Rekognition identified a suspect for a cold case that led to an arrest through due process.”

Chris Adzima - Senior Information Systems Analyst for the Washington County Sheriff’s Office

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