Friday, May 1, 2009

ABC = Amazon Belongie Connection

At least, that's one way to look at it. Earlier this week, Amazon Web Services LLC (AWS), a subsidiary of, Inc Amazon announced "AWS in Education," a set of programs that enable the academic community to easily leverage the benefits of Amazon Web Services for teaching and research.

Here is a quote from computer science professor Serge Belongie from the UC San Diego Jacobs School of Engineering.

“The grant we have received from the AWS in Education program will dramatically increase the reach of my student group's collaboration with the National Federation of the Blind (NFB) to develop distributed assistive computer vision technology for the visually impaired,” said Serge Belongie, Associate Professor at the University of California in San Diego.

Read more about this vision technology here.

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