Now available: Batch Recommendations in Amazon Personalize

Today, we’re very happy to announce that Amazon Personalize now supports batch recommendations. Launched at AWS re:Invent 2018, Personalize is a fully-managed service that allows you to create private, customized personalization recommendations for your applications, with little to no machine learning experience required. With Personalize, you provide the unique signals in your activity data (page Read more about Now available: Batch Recommendations in Amazon Personalize[…]

Now available in Amazon SageMaker: EC2 P3dn GPU Instances

In recent years, the meteoric rise of deep learning has made incredible applications possible, such as detecting skin cancer (SkinVision) and building autonomous vehicles (TuSimple). Thanks to neural networks, deep learning indeed has the uncanny ability to extract and model intricate patterns from vast amounts of unstructured data (e.g. images, video, and free-form text). However, Read more about Now available in Amazon SageMaker: EC2 P3dn GPU Instances[…]

New languages for Amazon Translate: Greek, Hungarian, Romanian, Thai, Ukrainian, Urdu and Vietnamese

Technical Evangelists travel quite a lot, and the number one question that we get from customers when presenting Amazon Translate is: “Is my native language supported?“. Well, I’m happy to announce that starting today, we’ll be able to answer “yes” if your language is Greek, Hungarian, Romanian, Thai, Ukrainian, Urdu and Vietnamese. In fact, using Read more about New languages for Amazon Translate: Greek, Hungarian, Romanian, Thai, Ukrainian, Urdu and Vietnamese[…]

Introducing Batch Mode Processing for Amazon Comprehend Medical

Launched at AWS re:Invent 2018, Amazon Comprehend Medical is a HIPAA-eligible natural language processing service that makes it easy to use machine learning to extract relevant medical information from unstructured text. For example, customers like Roche Diagnostics and The Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center can quickly and accurately extract information, such as medical condition, medication, Read more about Introducing Batch Mode Processing for Amazon Comprehend Medical[…]

Managed Spot Training: Save Up to 90% On Your Amazon SageMaker Training Jobs

Amazon SageMaker is a fully-managed, modular machine learning (ML) service that enables developers and data scientists to easily build, train, and deploy models at any scale. With a choice of using built-in algorithms, bringing your own, or choosing from algorithms available in AWS Marketplace, it’s never been easier and faster to get ML models from Read more about Managed Spot Training: Save Up to 90% On Your Amazon SageMaker Training Jobs[…]

Amazon Transcribe Now Supports Mandarin and Russian

As speech is central to human interaction, artificial intelligence research has long focused on speech recognition, the first step in designing and building systems allowing humans to interact intuitively with machines. The diversity in languages, accents and voices makes this an incredibly difficult problem, requiring expert skills, extremely large data sets, and vast amounts of Read more about Amazon Transcribe Now Supports Mandarin and Russian[…]

Amazon Forecast – Now Generally Available

Getting accurate time series forecasts from historical data is not an easy task. Last year at re:Invent we introduced Amazon Forecast, a fully managed service that requires no experience in machine learning to deliver highly accurate forecasts. I’m excited to share that Amazon Forecast is generally available today! With Amazon Forecast, there are no servers to provision. You Read more about Amazon Forecast – Now Generally Available[…]

Amazon Polly Introduces Neural Text-To-Speech and Newscaster Style

From Robbie the Robot to Jarvis, science fiction writers have long understood how important it was for an artificial being to sound as lifelike as possible. Speech is central to human interaction, and beyond words, it helps us express feelings and emotions: who can forget HAL 9000’s haunting final scene in 2001: A Space Odyssey? Read more about Amazon Polly Introduces Neural Text-To-Speech and Newscaster Style[…]

Amazon Transcribe Streaming Now Supports WebSockets

I love services like Amazon Transcribe. They are the kind of just-futuristic-enough technology that excites my imagination the same way that magic does. It’s incredible that we have accurate, automatic speech recognition for a variety of languages and accents, in real-time. There are so many use-cases, and nearly all of them are intriguing. Until now, Read more about Amazon Transcribe Streaming Now Supports WebSockets[…]