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.

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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 you can know about our aws services nClouds offers


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