Detect social media fake news using graph machine learning with Amazon Neptune ML

In recent years, social media has become a common means for sharing and consuming news. However, the spread of misinformation and fake news on these platforms has posed a major challenge to the well-being of individuals and societies. Therefore, it is imperative that we develop robust and automated solutions for early detection of fake news … Read more

Optimize F1 aerodynamic geometries via Design of Experiments and machine learning

FORMULA 1 (F1) cars are the fastest regulated road-course racing vehicles in the world. Although these open-wheel automobiles are only 20–30 kilometers (or 12–18 miles) per-hour faster than top-of-the-line sports cars, they can speed around corners up to five times as fast due to the powerful aerodynamic downforce they create. Downforce is the vertical force … Read more

Build a risk management machine learning workflow on Amazon SageMaker with no code

Since the global financial crisis, risk management has taken a major role in shaping decision-making for banks, including predicting loan status for potential customers. This is often a data-intensive exercise that requires machine learning (ML). However, not all organizations have the data science resources and expertise to build a risk management ML workflow. Amazon SageMaker … Read more

Use Amazon Lex to capture street addresses

Amazon Lex provides automatic speech recognition (ASR) and natural language understanding (NLU) technologies to transcribe user input, identify the nature of their request, and efficiently manage conversations. Lex lets you create sophisticated conversations, streamline your user experience to improve customer satisfaction (CSAT) scores, and increase containment in your contact centers. Natural, effective customer interactions require … Read more

Customize pronunciation using lexicons in Amazon Polly

Amazon Polly is a text-to-speech service that uses advanced deep learning technologies to synthesize natural-sounding human speech. It is used in a variety of use cases, such as contact center systems, delivering conversational user experiences with human-like voices for automated real-time status check, automated account and billing inquiries, and by news agencies like The Washington … Read more

Personalize your machine translation results by using fuzzy matching with Amazon Translate

A person’s vernacular is part of the characteristics that make them unique. There are often countless different ways to express one specific idea. When a firm communicates with their customers, it’s critical that the message is delivered in a way that best represents the information they’re trying to convey. This becomes even more important when … Read more

Run automatic model tuning with Amazon SageMaker JumpStart

In December 2020, AWS announced the general availability of Amazon SageMaker JumpStart, a capability of Amazon SageMaker that helps you quickly and easily get started with machine learning (ML). In March 2022, we also announced the support for APIs in JumpStart. JumpStart provides one-click fine-tuning and deployment of a wide variety of pre-trained models across … Read more

Image classification and object detection using Amazon Rekognition Custom Labels and Amazon SageMaker JumpStart

In the last decade, computer vision use cases have been a growing trend, especially in industries like insurance, automotive, ecommerce, energy, retail, manufacturing, and others. Customers are building computer vision machine learning (ML) models to bring operational efficiencies and automation to their processes. Such models help automate the classification of images or detection of objects … Read more

Intelligently search your Jira projects with Amazon Kendra Jira cloud connector

Organizations use agile project management platforms such as Atlassian Jira to enable teams to collaborate to plan, track, and ship deliverables. Jira captures organizational knowledge about the workings of the deliverables in the issues and comments logged during project implementation. However, making this knowledge easily and securely available to users is challenging due to it … Read more

The Intel®3D Athlete Tracking (3DAT) scalable architecture deploys pose estimation models using Amazon Kinesis Data Streams and Amazon EKS

This blog post is co-written by Jonathan Lee, Nelson Leung, Paul Min, and Troy Squillaci from Intel.  In Part 1 of this post, we discussed how Intel®3DAT collaborated with AWS Machine Learning Professional Services (MLPS) to build a scalable AI SaaS application. 3DAT uses computer vision and AI to recognize, track, and analyze over 1,000 … Read more

Moderate, classify, and process documents using Amazon Rekognition and Amazon Textract

Many companies are overwhelmed by the abundant volume of documents they have to process, organize, and classify to serve their customers better. Examples of such can be loan applications, tax filing, and billing. Such documents are more commonly received in image formats and are mostly multi-paged and in low-quality format. To be more competitive and … Read more

Achieve in-vehicle comfort using personalized machine learning and Amazon SageMaker

This blog post is co-written by Rudra Hota and Esaias Pech from Continental AG. Many drivers have had the experience of trying to adjust temperature settings in their vehicle while attempting to keep their eyes on the road. Whether the previous driver preferred a warmer cabin temperature, or you’re now wearing warmer clothing, or the … Read more

Create video subtitles with Amazon Transcribe using this no-code workflow

Subtitle creation on video content poses challenges no matter how big or small the organization. To address those challenges, Amazon Transcribe has a helpful feature that enables subtitle creation directly within the service. There is no machine learning (ML) or code writing required to get started. This post walks you through setting up a no-code … Read more

Utilize AWS AI services to automate content moderation and compliance

The daily volume of third-party and user-generated content (UGC) across industries is increasing exponentially. Startups, social media, gaming, and other industries must ensure their customers are protected, while keeping operational costs down. Businesses in the broadcasting and media industries often find it difficult to efficiently add ratings to content pieces and formats to comply with … Read more

Content moderation design patterns with AWS managed AI services

User-generated content (UGC) grows exponentially, as well as the requirements and the cost to keep content and online communities safe and compliant. Modern web and mobile platforms fuel businesses and drive user engagement through social features, from startups to large organizations. Online community members expect safe and inclusive experiences where they can freely consume and … Read more

Process larger and wider datasets with Amazon SageMaker Data Wrangler

Amazon SageMaker Data Wrangler reduces the time to aggregate and prepare data for machine learning (ML) from weeks to minutes in Amazon SageMaker Studio. Data Wrangler can simplify your data preparation and feature engineering processes and help you with data selection, cleaning, exploration, and visualization. Data Wrangler has over 300 built-in transforms written in PySpark, … Read more

Fine-tune transformer language models for linguistic diversity with Hugging Face on Amazon SageMaker

Approximately 7,000 languages are in use today. Despite attempts in the late 19th century to invent constructed languages such as Volapük or Esperanto, there is no sign of unification. People still choose to create new languages (think about your favorite movie character who speaks Klingon, Dothraki, or Elvish). Today, natural language processing (NLP) examples are … Read more

Build a custom Q&A dataset using Amazon SageMaker Ground Truth to train a Hugging Face Q&A NLU model

In recent years, natural language understanding (NLU) has increasingly found business value, fueled by model improvements as well as the scalability and cost-efficiency of cloud-based infrastructure. Specifically, the Transformer deep learning architecture, often implemented in the form of BERT models, has been highly successful, but training, fine-tuning, and optimizing these models has proven to be … Read more

Use custom vocabulary in Amazon Lex to enhance speech recognition

In our daily conversations, we come across new words or terms that we may not know. Perhaps these are related to a new domain that we’re just getting familiar with, and we pick these up as we understand more about the domain. For example, home loan terminology (“curtailment”), shortened words, (“refi”, “comps”), and acronyms (“HELOC”) … Read more

Predict customer churn with no-code machine learning using Amazon SageMaker Canvas

Understanding customer behavior is top of mind for every business today. Gaining insights into why and how customers buy can help grow revenue. But losing customers (also called customer churn) is always a risk, and insights into why customers leave can be just as important for maintaining revenues and profits. Machine learning (ML) can help … Read more

Deploy and manage machine learning pipelines with Terraform using Amazon SageMaker

AWS customers are relying on Infrastructure as Code (IaC) to design, develop, and manage their cloud infrastructure. IaC ensures that customer infrastructure and services are consistent, scalable, and reproducible, while being able to follow best practices in the area of development operations (DevOps). One possible approach to manage AWS infrastructure and services with IaC is … Read more

Achieve hyperscale performance for model serving using NVIDIA Triton Inference Server on Amazon SageMaker

Machine learning (ML) applications are complex to deploy and often require multiple ML models to serve a single inference request. A typical request may flow across multiple models with steps like preprocessing, data transformations, model selection logic, model aggregation, and postprocessing. This has led to the evolution of common design patterns such as serial inference … Read more

Build a corporate credit ratings classifier using graph machine learning in Amazon SageMaker JumpStart

Today, we’re releasing a new solution for financial graph machine learning (ML) in Amazon SageMaker JumpStart. JumpStart helps you quickly get started with ML and provides a set of solutions for the most common use cases that can be trained and deployed with just a few clicks. The new JumpStart solution (Graph-Based Credit Scoring) demonstrates … Read more

Increase your content reach with automated document-to-speech conversion using Amazon AI services

Reading the printed word opens up a world of information, imagination, and creativity. However, scanned books and documents may be difficult for people with vision impairment and learning disabilities to consume. In addition, some people prefer to listen to text-based content versus reading it. A document-to-speech solution extends the reach of digital content by giving … Read more

Amazon Rekognition introduces Streaming Video Events to provide real-time alerts on live video streams

Today, AWS announced the general availability of Amazon Rekognition Streaming Video Events, a fully managed service for camera manufacturers and service providers that uses machine learning (ML) to detect objects such as people, pets, and packages in live video streams from connected cameras. Amazon Rekognition Streaming Video Events sends them a notification as soon as … Read more

3xLOGIC uses Amazon Rekognition Streaming Video Events to provide intelligent video analytics on live video streams to monitoring agents

3xLOGIC is a leader in commercial electronic security systems. They provide commercial security systems and managed video monitoring for businesses, hospitals, schools, and government agencies. Managed video monitoring is a critical component of a comprehensive security strategy for 3xLOGIC’s customers. With more than 50,000 active cameras in the field, video monitoring teams face a daily … Read more

Abode uses Amazon Rekognition Streaming Video Events to provide real-time notifications to their smart home customers

Abode Systems (Abode) offers homeowners a comprehensive suite of do-it-yourself home security solutions that can be set up in minutes and enables homeowners to keep their family and property safe. Since the company’s launch in 2015, in-camera motion detection sensors have played an essential part in Abode’s solution, enabling customers to receive notifications and monitor … Read more

Pandas user-defined functions are now available in Amazon SageMaker Data Wrangler

Amazon SageMaker Data Wrangler reduces the time to aggregate and prepare data for machine learning (ML) from weeks to minutes. With Data Wrangler, you can select and query data with just a few clicks, quickly transform data with over 300 built-in data transformations, and understand your data with built-in visualizations without writing any code. Additionally, … Read more

How Searchmetrics uses Amazon SageMaker to automatically find relevant keywords and make their human analysts 20% faster

Searchmetrics is a global provider of search data, software, and consulting solutions, helping customers turn search data into unique business insights. To date, Searchmetrics has helped more than 1,000 companies such as McKinsey & Company, Lowe’s, and AXA find an advantage in the hyper-competitive search landscape. In 2021, Searchmetrics turned to AWS to help with … Read more