Amazons image recognition AI can identify your dog down to its breed
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Weve all had a lot of fun playing around with image recognition machine learning AIs from the likes of Google and Microsoft. Today, Amazons getting in the game with the launch of its own tool, Amazon Rekognition, which aims to provide deep-learning services to developers.
While the tool isnt public-facing like Googles drawing game or Microsofts age-guessing bot, Amazon Rekognition does appear to do much of the same: it can look at photos and recognize human faces, identify their emotions, and label objects. In a sample photo of a dog, the AI identified it as animal, pet, and even specifically labels it as a Golden Retriever.
The API will be available to all AWS users, even those on the free tier. Developers can use it to add…