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Document History for Amazon Rekognition

The following table describes important changes in each release of the Amazon Rekognition Developer Guide. For notification about updates to this documentation, you can subscribe to an RSS feed.

  • Latest documentation update: May 29th, 2018

Change Description Date
New Python examples

Python examples have been added to the Amazon Rekognition Video content along with some content reorganization.

June 26, 2018
Updated content layout

The Amazon Rekognition Image content has been reorganized along with new Python and C# examples.

May 29, 2018
Amazon Rekognition supports AWS CloudTrail

Amazon Rekognition is integrated with AWS CloudTrail, a service that provides a record of actions taken by a user, role, or an AWS service in Amazon Rekognition. For more information, see Logging Amazon Rekognition API Calls with AWS CloudTrail.

April 6, 2018
Analyze stored and streaming videos. New table of contents

For information about analyzing stored videos, see Working with Stored Videos. For information about analyzing streaming videos, see Working with Streaming Videos. The table of contents for the Amazon Rekognition documentation has been rearranged to accomodate image and video operations.

November 29, 2017
Text in Image and Face Detection Models

Amazon Rekognition can now detect text in images. For more information, see Detecting Text. Amazon Rekognition introduces versioning for the face detection deep learning model. For more information, see Model Versioning.

November 21, 2017
Celebrity Recognition

Amazon Rekognition can now analyze images for celebrities. For more information, see Recognizing Celebrities.

June 8, 2017
Image Moderation

Amazon Rekognition can now determine if an image contains explicit or suggestive adult content. For more information, see Detecting Unsafe Content.

April 19, 2017
Age Range for Detected Faces. Aggregated Rekognition Metrics Pane

Amazon Rekognition now returns the estimated age range, in years, for faces detected by the Rekognition API. For more information, see AgeRange. The Rekognition console now has a metrics pane showing activity graphs for an aggregate of Amazon CloudWatch metrics for Rekognition over a specified period of time. For more information, see Exercise 4: See Aggregated Metrics (Console).

February 9, 2017
New service and guide

This is the initial release of the image analysis service, Amazon Rekognition, and the Amazon Rekognition Developer Guide.

November 30, 2016