Amazon Introduces Rekognition for Image Analysis

At the AWS re:Invent conference, Amazon launched Rekognition, a managed service for Image Recognition and Analysis, powered by Deep Learning. The capabilities that Rekognition provides include Object and Scene detection, Facial Analysis, Face Comparison and Facial Recognition. Image Source: (screenshot) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fk-TxySUAzw Image growth has been on the rise over the past 5 years, with 1.2 Trillion photos expected to be taken in 2017, as opposed to the 80 billion photos estimated to be taken in 2000. The 2016 Mary Meeker Internet trends report estimates that 1 Billion photos are taken every day on Snapchat alone. Image Source: (screenshot) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fk-TxySUAzw As more and more content moves to digital images, how can organizations index and interpret this data? Ranju Das, general manager for Amazon Rekognition, positions the service as a way “to…


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