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Amazon Introduces AWS Cloud Cognitive Services

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Amazon used its AWS re:Invent event in Las Vegas to introduce the first cognitive APIs available through Amazon Web Services. Rekognition, Polly, and Amazon Lex are three new featured services. They enable, respectively: object & facial recognition and categorization; text to speech conversion based on deep learning; and a forthcoming Alexa AI service for natural language question answering.

With Google, Facebook, Microsoft, Baidu, and IBM all publishing advanced AI-oriented APIs and services, Amazon is joining a crowded field—not, however as a newbie, but through years of fundamental work at A9, one of the most respected research teams in the business.

Learn more:

http://blogs.wsj.com/cio/2016/12/01/the-morning-download-amazon-builds-out-web-based-artificial-intelligence/

http://www.techrepublic.com/article/amazon-goes-all-in-on-ai-and-big-data-at-aws-reinvent-2016/

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  1. Megan Usher  May 25, 2017

    It’s good to see Amazon offering AI-oriented APIs. I think it’s a step in the right direction, especially as other large companies like Microsoft and Google invest more into AI applications. Meanwhile by following this link https://www.nclouds.com/services/aws you can know about our aws services nClouds offers

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