Computer vision (CV) capabilities provided by Amazon Rekognition are pre-trained and programmable, making it easy to extract data and insights from images and videos. Pre-trained or configurable computer vision APIs can be swiftly integrated into your apps without the need to build machine learning (ML) models and infrastructure from scratch. Images and videos are analyzed in minutes using artificial intelligence to assist people in visual assessment tasks that would otherwise be performed manually (AI).
Amazon Rekognition is a cloud-based software as a service computer vision platform that was launched in 2016. It has been sold to, and used by a number of United States government agencies, including U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and Orlando, Florida police, as well as private entities.