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What is Amazon Rekognition?

Amazon Rekognition allows for performing multiple types of analysis on images.

Amazon Rekognition Introduction Video

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What is Amazon Rekognition?

Amazon Rekognition is part of the artificial intelligence services provided by AWS.

You can load images at a push of a button or through the API.

Management of an Amazon Rekognition is automated. This means that Amazon will handle scaling of the application.

The key features of Rekognition are:

  • Object/Scene detection
  • Facial analysis
  • Face comparison
  • Facial recognition
  • Providing confidence score on the processed images.

Amazon Rekognition Pricing

Amazon Rekognition service is priced based on the type of usage.

There are three types of usage, each having two types of costs:

  • Analyzing images
    • Image Analysis
    • Face metadata storage
  • Analyzing videos
    • Video Analysis
    • Face metadata storage
  • Analysis with custom labels
    • Training Hours
    • Inference Hours