Arcanum makes Hungarian heritage accessible with Amazon Rekognition

Arcanum specializes in digitizing Hungarian language content, including newspapers, books, maps, and art. With over 30 years of experience, Arcanum serves more than 30,000 global subscribers with access to Hungarian culture, history, and heritage. Amazon Rekognition Solutions Architects worked with Arcanum to add highly scalable image analysis to Hungaricana, a Read more…

Using Amazon SageMaker inference pipelines with multi-model endpoints

Businesses are increasingly deploying multiple machine learning (ML) models to serve precise and accurate predictions to their consumers. Consider a media company that wants to provide recommendations to its subscribers. The company may want to employ different custom models for recommending different categories of products—such as movies, books, music, and Read more…

Performing batch fraud predictions using Amazon Fraud Detector, Amazon S3, and AWS Lambda

Amazon Fraud Detector is a fully managed service that makes it easy to identify potentially fraudulent online activities, such as the creation of fake accounts or online payment fraud. Unlike general-purpose machine learning (ML) packages, Amazon Fraud Detector is designed specifically to detect fraud. Amazon Fraud Detector combines your data, Read more…

Automatically detecting personal protective equipment on persons in images using Amazon Rekognition

Workplace safety hazards can exist in many different forms: sharp edges, falling objects, flying sparks, chemicals, noise, and a myriad of other potentially dangerous situations. Safety regulators such as Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and European Commission often require that businesses protect their employees and customers from hazards that Read more…

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…

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…

Using speaker diarization for streaming transcription with Amazon Transcribe and Amazon Transcribe Medical

Conversational audio data that requires transcription, such as phone calls, doctor visits, and online meetings, often has multiple speakers. In these use cases, it’s important to accurately label the speaker and associate them to the audio content delivered. For example, you can distinguish between a doctor’s questions and a patient’s Read more…

Optimizing the cost of training AWS DeepRacer reinforcement learning models

AWS DeepRacer is a cloud-based 3D racing simulator, an autonomous 1/18th scale race car driven by reinforcement learning, and a global racing league. Reinforcement learning (RL), an advanced machine learning (ML) technique, enables models to learn complex behaviors without labeled training data and make short-term decisions while optimizing for longer-term goals. But as we Read more…

Amazon Rekognition adds support for six new content moderation categories

Amazon Rekognition content moderation is a deep learning-based service that can detect inappropriate, unwanted, or offensive images and videos, making it easier to find and remove such content at scale. Amazon Rekognition provides a detailed taxonomy of moderation categories, such as Explicit Nudity, Suggestive, Violence, and Visually Disturbing. You can Read more…

Achieving 1.85x higher performance for deep learning based object detection with an AWS Neuron compiled YOLOv4 model on AWS Inferentia

In this post, we show you how to deploy a TensorFlow based YOLOv4 model, using Keras optimized for inference on AWS Inferentia based Amazon EC2 Inf1 instances. You will set up a benchmarking environment to evaluate throughput and precision, comparing Inf1 with comparable Amazon EC2 G4 GPU-based instances. Deploying YOLOv4 Read more…

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