AWS helping Indian businesses drive innovation via AI

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With the several range of Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence tool at its disposal, AWS, the cloud arm of the online retail giant Amazon, is nowadays busy in helping its customers in India which also brings to their doorsteps the innovative solutions that address the challenges which they face.

Amazon India Services Private Limited, the Indian subsidiary of the Amazon group that undertakes the resale and the marketing of the AWS cloud services in India which also brought to the country earlier this year at a digital innovation programme which is handled by the Madhusudan Shekar.

“In a heterogeneous country like India, the scope of innovation is tremendous,” Shekar, Head of Digital Innovation at AISPL, told IANS here, pointing out the diversity of needs in a country of over 1.2 billion people.

“But large enterprises are always looking for innovations in areas such as optimizing operational costs. We can help them find innovative solutions in these areas too,” Shekar noted in an interview on the sidelines of the Amazon AI Conclave held here last week.

“With the availability of a wide range of AI, ML, analytics and Internet of Things (IoT) tools and pre-trained models with AWS, the cost and time required for innovation come down drastically,” he explained, adding that businesses just need to fine-tune these models according to their needs, thereby saving time spent on building them from scratch.

Among all the startup which showcased their innovative solutions at the event was ChironX, a Gurugram based company which is working on the Deep learning and AI for the medical diagnostics.

“Our solution is now used by several hospitals in India,” said Rito Maitra, Vice President for Product at ChironX, adding that its data infrastructure needs are supported by AWS.

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