Detecting playful animal behavior in videos using Amazon Rekognition Custom Labels

Historically, humans have observed animal behaviors and applied them for different purposes. For example, behavioral observation is important in animal ecology, such as how often the behaviors are, when the behaviors occur, or whether there is individual difference or not. However, identifying and monitoring these behaviors and movements can be Read more…

Coinbase Pro to List Wrapped Bitcoin (WBTC)

Crypto exchange Coinbase today announced that starting Monday, October 19, its “Pro” exchange will support Wrapped Bitcoin, or WBTC. The San Francisco-based company, which operates one of the world’s largest cryptocurrency exchanges, said that it would accept deposits of WBTC on Monday from US customers outside of New York state. Read more…

Investors Pumped $1.05 Billion into Grayscale’s Bitcoin, Ethereum, XRP and Altcoin Products in Record Quarter

Grayscale, the world’s leading digital asset management company, says a record-breaking $1.05 billion worth of investments flowed into its family of digital products in Q3 2020. This is the firm’s third consecutive record-breaking quarter and surpasses Grayscale’s previous high of $906 million in Q2. “Grayscale’s assets under management reached all-time Read more…

Ethereum Foundation Introduces New Smart Contract Language Dubbed ‘Fe’ Aiming to Attract More Developers

The Ethereum Foundation has announced a new smart contract language dubbed ‘Fe’ which is currently in development. This language derives its fundamentals from an Ethereum compiler known as ‘Vyper’; its code is written on Ethereum’s Virtual Machine (EVM) Rust programming language. According to Ethereum software engineer Christoph Burgdorf, the development Read more…

Swiss luxury watchmaker Breitling issues digital authenticity certificates on Ethereum

Breitling, the 136-year old luxury watchmaker based in Switzerland, has begun issuing digital certificates on the Ethereum blockchain that can be used to verify its new watches’ authenticity. Breitling has partnered with non-profit Arianee for the initiative. Arianee’s protocol leverages Ethereum’s ERC-721 standard, according to co-founder and CMO Emmanuelle Collet. Read more…

Processing auto insurance claims at scale using Amazon Rekognition Custom Labels and Amazon SageMaker Ground Truth

Computer vision uses machine learning (ML) to build applications that process images or videos. With Amazon Rekognition, you can use pre-trained computer vision models to identify objects, people, text, activities, or inappropriate content. Our customers have use cases that span every industry, including media, finance, manufacturing, sports, and technology. Some Read more…

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