In a slight change of pace from our recent explorations of Internet of Things platforms, we started digging into Amazon’s recently announced Rekognition service. Rekognition is a powerful image processing service capable of detecting faces, people, objects, and subtle photo elements such as scene and sentiment.
Mission Data maintains dozens of deployed Rails apps spread across several server installations. With servers spinning up behind load balancers and instances coming and going based on demand, we find that providing developers with access to production server logs to track down issues has become a growing problem.
We’ve begun to explore potential use cases for virtual reality, and decided to start with creating a virtual office tour – which we believe can be an effective recruitment tool for new employees.