Amazon Rekognition

Learn about Amazon Rekognition and pricing model

Amazon Rekognition offers pre-trained and customizable computer vision (CV) capabilities to extract information and insights from your images and videos. It has following three components

Amazon Rekognition Video – Amazon Rekognition Video is a machine learning powered video analysis service that detects objects, scenes, celebrities, text, activities, and any inappropriate content from your videos stored in Amazon S3.

Amazon Rekognition Image – Rekognition Image is a deep learning powered image recognition service that detects objects, scenes, and faces; extracts text; recognizes celebrities; and identifies inappropriate content in images.

Amazon Rekognition Custom Labels – With Amazon Rekognition Custom Labels, you can identify the objects and scenes in images that are specific to your business needs. 

Use Cases

Amazon Rekognition is Predominantly utilized in Image recognition and Video recognition analysis applications and has the following use cases

  • Detect inappropriate content
  • Verify identity online
  • Streamline media analysis
  • Keep workers safe continuously

Amazon Rekognition Pricing

With Amazon Rekognition, there are three different types of usage, each with their own pricing details. 

Following is an example of Basic label detection. If you are building a model that required label detection training data. If this requires to process 5 million images, following is the cost

Cost typePricingUsage cost
First 1 million images$0.0010 per image1,000,000 images X $0.0010/image = $1,000
Next 4 million images$0.0008 per image4,000,000 images X $0.0008/image = $3,200
Total : $4200
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More details about Amazon Rekognition pricing can be found in below links

Amazon Rekognition Image pricing 

Amazon Rekognition Video pricing

Amazon Rekognition Custom Labels pricing

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