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AWS goes deep and wide with machine learning services and capabilities

The AWS DeepRacer also includes a fully configured cloud environment that is utilized by the reinforcement learning installed in each race vehicle. "AWS understands our requirements for operating securely in the cloud, and worked with us to establish a training program that prepares our workforce with the necessary skills to enable our path to the cloud". The fastest times advanced to the final where Rick Fish, co-founder of Jigsaw XYZ, from London, England, emerged victorious, taking the DRL Cup with a winning lap time of 51:50.

AWS revealed that the customers will be abel to use the Inferentia with the TensorFlow AI software, which is created by the Google, as well as some of the other AI frameworks like the ONNX and PyTorch format for converting models. With this move, AWS can now be seen as embracing the hybrid cloud ecosystem.

For machine learning applications, Amazon announced several new features for Sagemaker, its fully managed service that helps developers build, train and deploy machine learning models. "It has certainly awoken the existing IT vendors to the risk that Amazon might become the new IBM as IBM once owned something like 90 percent of the IT business, as the potential to consolidate the market around Amazon now becomes a very real existential risk to the existing vendors". Users can train reinforcement learning models in an online simulator and then test-drive them on DeepRacer.

Labeling data is a labor-intensive job because it has largely been done by hand. Instead of running on a whole Amazon EC2 P2 or P3 instance with relatively low utilisation, developers can run on a smaller, general-purpose Amazon EC2 instance and provision just the right amount of GPU performance from Amazon Elastic Inference. "It is expected to be a precursor to them suppling end-to-end services from PCs and smartphones to servers over time, much like they expanded in the retail space".

Companies will also be able to run other software with native AWS Outposts.

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Amazon is diving deeper into healthcare with the launch of Amazon Comprehend Medical, a machine-learning service created to help providers and other healthcare stakeholders extract information from unstructured data in electronic health records (EHRs). At the top layer of the stack, AWS provides solutions, such as Amazon Rekognition for deep-learning based video and image analysis, Amazon Polly for translating text to speech, Amazon Lex for building conversations, Amazon Transcribe for converting speech to text, Amazon Translate for translating text between languages, and Amazon Comprehend for understanding relationships and finding insights within text.

"Financial services organizations like NAB are turning to AWS for the most comprehensive set of cloud services, most secure and reliable infrastructure, greatest scale, and highest availability, allowing them to deliver new digital services from the ground up and confidently shift operations from on-premises to the cloud", said Mike Clayville, Vice President, Worldwide Commercial Sales at AWS.

For over 12 years, Amazon Web Services has been the world's most comprehensive and broadly adopted cloud platform. Some customers who are virtualised on VMware use on-premises VMware tools to manage their infrastructure on AWS.

Amazon plans to use reinforcement learning for more serious tasks in the future.

Amazon is guided by four principles: customer obsession rather than competitor focus, passion for invention, commitment to operational excellence, and long-term thinking. These "ground stations" are basically outposts equipped with antennas and are essential to transmitting and receiving data from the thousands of satellites now orbiting our planet.

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